Got aging parents at home?
Home Health & Well-Being

Health & Well-Being

Health and wellness…..good health and healthy living all lead to wellness.
They go hand in hand don’t you think?
What does health and wellness mean to you?
The very thought of health and wellness can be very overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be.
It should be fun inspiring and very rewarding.

More than 1.3 million seniors live in nursing homes and other care facilities across the United States. While many of them provide great service, you really have to pay well for quality care these days. It’s understandable to feel...
Being old is not only about gaining wisdom. It’s about dealing with the negative effects of aging. For instance, seniors can have difficulty with their physical health and mental capabilities.  One underrated thing caregivers can come across is speech problems...
April 7th is World Health Day, the day we celebrate global health awareness. This year’s theme is depression, a subject that is quite often brought up in regards to seniors’ health. Below are some of our favourite articles regarding health...
It's that time of year! Spring has sprung and so have allergies for some of us. There is still time to get ready for allergy season to help reduce the symptoms. Preparation for allergy season can make a difference for...
Spring brings a return to a more active lifestyle and it's the perfect season for seniors to up their exercise and spring into shape. The snow and ice are gone, the sun is shining and outdoors is the perfect...
Someone asked the other day if I exercise at all. I indignantly responded that it depends on what type of exercise one means? I must admit my exercise is age related. In other words, appropriate for someone in their laugh...
Imagine the agony of a relentless toothache, the embarrassment of a missing smile, or the difficulty of chewing your favorite foods. For many seniors, these are daily realities of declining oral health. As you age, you might experience oral...
Music is older then any of us and yet some of us have never had or taken the opportunity to learn how to play music. Playing a musical instrument is a very benefical senior passion. Frank Iacono has been playing violin since...
March 21st marks the first day of spring but there is no time like the present to start spring cleaning! As the weather gets nicer and temperatures warm up we find ourselves thinking about spring cleaning. This is a...
Spring may be here but in many areas it still feels like winter. It won’t be long until the last of the snow melts and seniors can once again get outside to enjoy their favourite activities. Keeping active, especially...