Category: Independent Living
Technology is invaluable when it comes to supporting a high quality of life for seniors, from helping families and loved ones stay in touch to ensuring rapid medical support when needed. Here are some of the best apps for seniors, from our senior home health care services team in NJ. Lumosity – This app is… Continue reading The Best Apps for Seniors
Unlike its name, Sitting Disease isn’t an actual disease – it’s a term used to cover the more than 30 chronic health conditions associated with sedentary behavior, like sitting. Statistics from the Mayo Clinic show that Americans are spending more and more time indulging these behaviors, with 50% to 70% of people spending more than… Continue reading What is Sitting Disease?
While a privilege, acting as a family caregiver for an elderly parent or loved one, comes with its own unique challenges. Fortunately, there are respite care services designed to lend an extra hand to family caregivers whenever needed, ensuring that loved ones receive quality in-home care whenever life gets busy. Here are some insights on… Continue reading Are you the Caregiver for an Elderly Parent or Loved One?
Study after study has shown that good relationships do wonders for our health, quality of life and happiness – and the same goes for seniors! Strong social connections are just as important as eating well, getting exercise and accessing quality medical care. Here are some insights from our United Methodist Communities HomeWorks specialists in New… Continue reading Healthy, Happy Relationships are Helping Seniors Live Longer
Good, healthy nutrition is essential at any age, but it’s often overlooked in senior health. Eating well is as much about improving mental acuteness, energy and resistance to illness as it is about supporting a positive attitude and emotional stability. So how can seniors support good eating habits? A good diet isn’t about sacrifice: When… Continue reading 5 Tips For Boosting Senior Nutrition