Exercise and Aging: Benefits of an exercise regimen.

Exercise and Aging: Benefits of an exercise regimen. We all hope our elderly loved ones will be able to avoid chronic illness, injury, and even depression in their later years. But while there’s no magic bullet to guarantee seniors will remain safe and healthy as they age, medical experts agree that moderate exercise is good … Continue reading “Exercise and Aging: Benefits of an exercise regimen.”

Scam Alert/Fraud Alert for April

Scam Alert/Fraud Alert for April Scammers continue to target seniors on the phone, online, and through the mail with bogus offers or threats overpaying non-existing debts. While fraudsters take aim at people of all ages, scammers prey on seniors because they believe older adults have more money than the younger population. Federal agencies and senior … Continue reading “Scam Alert/Fraud Alert for April”

Alzheimer’s Care- Reducing brain inflammation May Prevent Memory Loss in Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s Care- Reducing brain inflammation May Prevent Memory Loss in Alzheimer’s A new study suggests reducing chronic inflammation in the brain may prevent memory loss in individuals with Alzheimer’s disease and Down syndrome. An international team of researchers made the discovery using a mouse model of Down syndrome. The scientists selected this type of model … Continue reading “Alzheimer’s Care- Reducing brain inflammation May Prevent Memory Loss in Alzheimer’s”

2020 Age-Technology trends (Overview)

2020 Age-Technology trends (Overview) Seniors who choose to age in place are getting a boost from smart technologies to live life on their own terms. Chatbots, virtual assistants, and other wireless devices are keeping older adults connected with family and friends while helping them with daily living activities. The mission to provide smart-living technology for … Continue reading “2020 Age-Technology trends (Overview)”

Meal Delivery Services For Seniors

Meal Delivery Services For Seniors Healthy eating is important for people of all ages, but especially for older adults whose nutritional needs change during the aging process. Seniors walk a delicate balance between eating foods with high nutritional value and eating fewer calories. Research shows that because an older adult’s ability to absorb and use … Continue reading “Meal Delivery Services For Seniors”

Testing for Alzheimer’s

Testing for Alzheimer’s A recently published study suggests that high blood levels of RNA produced by a certain gene could act as a biomarker for predicting Alzheimer’s disease. Generally, doctors diagnose Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias with a variety of methods, such as memory and cognitive tests, blood and urine tests, an MRI, CT or … Continue reading “Testing for Alzheimer’s”

Good Deeds in the Time of Coronavirus

Good Deeds in the Time of Coronavirus Ever since the novel coronavirus first emerged in Wuhan, China late last year, life in the United States and around the world has changed dramatically and in ways, few ever thought possible. With millions sickened and tens-of-thousands dead across the globe, healthcare systems overburdened to the point of … Continue reading “Good Deeds in the Time of Coronavirus”

Helping the Elderly

Helping the Elderly The social distancing and stay-in-place orders to prevent further spreading of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) have made it more difficult for seniors to gather with friends and receive visits from family members. Health officials say adults 60 years old and older who have underlying health conditions, such as diabetes, hypertension, and … Continue reading “Helping the Elderly”

Good Deeds-Pitching in to help make masks

Good Deeds-Pitching in to help make masks Businesses and individuals are redirecting their efforts to provide medical professionals and first responders with the personal protective equipment (PPE) needed to fight the coronavirus pandemic. As the number of coronavirus disease, 2019 (COVID-19) cases swelled into the hundreds of thousands, a shortage of face masks, face shields, … Continue reading “Good Deeds-Pitching in to help make masks”