More and more older Americans are choosing to independently age in place at home every year, including many who are well into their 70s and 80s. One way that this empowered generation of seniors is staying more physically active and independent is by exercising. If you’re currently caring for an aging in place senior who needs more exercise, have you considered introducing them to Yoga?
For older people living in Southeastern Massachusetts, springtime is a refreshing time of year punctuated by bright flowers, fresh air and warmer temperatures. That much-anticipated time of year also ushers in a plethora of spring activities for seniors, including many found within an hour’s drive of Middleboro.
Millions of at-home elderly Americans suffer from foot problems that make wearing shoes uncomfortable. Countless other seniors slip and fall on wet surfaces due to lack adequate traction. If either of these scenarios are a concern for your aging in place loved one, finding them some comfortable and safe shoes for seniors is important for their health and well-being.
Oftentimes it’s hard for older people to find new friends out in the community, and as a result many simply stop trying. To help your loved one establish new friendships, here are some great ways for seniors to meet other seniors that you can share with them.
Seniors often converse with each other about changes in energy level, longing for days when they were busy from dawn to dusk. Do you recall hearing grandparents say that their “get up and go and has got up and went?” Do your mother and father ever talk about dwindling energy? They may avoid the topic, [...]
Many people have heard the messages that engaged minds and muscles help us stay healthy as we age. Some people talk about things that interfere with being active. Your mother worries about safety, indoors and out. Your father says he can’t afford the expense of a gym membership. You listen and reflect on how good [...]