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Healthy Exercises for Seniors

Healthy Exercises for Seniors

There are many different ways for a senior to keep themselves healthy and happy. In truth, one should always combine multiple methods to ensure the highest quality of life. Mental and physical exercises should go hand and hand, as one should not ignore the mind for...

Healthy Hobbies for Senior Citizens

Healthy Hobbies for Senior Citizens

Once a person crosses the threshold into retirement, they suddenly find themselves with a lot of time on their hands. Experts have always recommended that retired citizens find a new hobby or otherwise create a project that will keep them busy. This isn’t just to help...

How Tech is Improving the Lives of Senior Citizens

How Tech is Improving the Lives of Senior Citizens

There’s this common stereotype that senior citizens simply don’t understand technology. However, it’s essential to note here that technology has already begun to significantly impact the quality of life for many senior citizens.  Furthermore, as technology advances,...

Keeping Your Mind Sharp as a Senior

Keeping Your Mind Sharp as a Senior

They say that exercise is essential, and they are right. However, it’s easy to forget that every part needs to be regularly exercised - including our minds. This is especially true for senior citizens, as research has proven. Years of research have shown that there...

Benefits Every Senior Should Take Advantage Of

Benefits Every Senior Should Take Advantage Of

Many advantages come with growing older. The experience, wisdom, and memories are only the beginning. The benefits keep on coming, even (or perhaps especially) following retirement. Some of the best benefits become available as early as 55, while others will wait...

How the New Stimulus Package Will Impact Senior Citizens

How the New Stimulus Package Will Impact Senior Citizens

 Americans are facing their third wave of stimulus checks. While many have received theirs already, thousands of others are still waiting on theirs. This stimulus is intended to help all of those under a certain income cap, including many over 65.  According to the...

Why Exercise is Essential for Healthy Aging

Why Exercise is Essential for Healthy Aging

There are numerous reasons to incorporate active habits into your daily lifestyle. In addition to what we already know, studies are now confirming that as we age, the fight against Father Time can be aided by exercise. It also makes us more powerful. Older adults who regularly participate in aerobic activities, such as running, have better horsepower than sedentary adults, meaning they get more bang for the buck with every step. Much like a vehicle, our fuel economy runs at a higher quality as we age if we take care of the engine. 

The Best Anti-Aging Foods

The Best Anti-Aging Foods

There is a reason that the Fountain of Youth is so desirable. When it comes to our health, everybody wishes they could pause the clock or turn back time. Aging is both a blessing and a curse. It instills us with invaluable wisdom while also aging the body. The result is a mental age that doesn’t match the physical one. According to a New York Times survey, the majority of people over 50 said they felt at least ten years younger than their age. In the older groups, the gap is more expansive, with ⅓ of people between 65 and 74 feeling 10 to 19 years younger on the inside, and ⅙ of people 75 and older feeling 20 years younger.

Why Some People Show Signs of Aging Sooner

Why Some People Show Signs of Aging Sooner

Many people wonder how it is possible to look at two individuals with the same birth date but who look vastly different in age. A combination of factors causes this. Our biological age refers to the state of our internal organs, heart health, immune system, and genetics overall, which can make us look anywhere from 30 to 60 years apart. Science has proven there is a direct link between our internal health with our external appearance. The other influence on how rapidly we age has to do with environmental factors and the choices we make in our daily lives.

The Importance of Senior Healthcare During a Pandemic

The Importance of Senior Healthcare During a Pandemic

It would be an understatement to say that these are unprecedented times. The last time the world experienced a pandemic such as the Spanish Flu, the number affected was approximately 500 million people over two years. To date, COVID has infected over 77 million people in half that time. Among those at the highest risk include people with chronic conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, and severe obesity. In addition, the elderly are at risk because of weakened immune systems and underlying health issues that come with the aging process.