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Exercise Safety Tips for the Elderly


Exercise is an excellent way for seniors to stay active, and can also aid in diabetic care, cholesterol regulation, weight loss, and blood pressure control. It is essential to keep your body moving as you age, but safety should always be a priority when you begin an exercise program. For individuals who have been inactive for some time, it is important to begin slowly. A great way to start is to walk for 5 to 10 minutes a few days per week. If you are wondering how you can safely start an exercise regimen, many gyms offer health and fitness programs for the elderly, and some assisted living ...

The Importance of Senior Friendships


Friendship can be an essential part of your overall happiness and wellbeing, no matter your age. Assisted living communities offer a place where older individuals can meet other people close to their age and with similar interests. Watch this video to learn about the importance of senior friendships. Developing friendships can be particularly important for seniors because they may not have as many friends or family members around them as they once did. Having others with whom they can talk, joke, and reminisce can promote cheerfulness and help prevent depression in seniors. Vintage Park ...

Recognizing the Signs of Serious Medication Side Effects in Seniors


Medications can drastically improve the health and wellbeing of your senior loved one, but both prescription and over-the-counter drugs can have particularly adverse effects in older individuals, react negatively with each other, or cause dangerous side effects. Whether they are used for diabetic care, to treat arthritis, or for any other reason, medications can cause side effects in seniors. Overdose Side Effects Accounting for a significant number of adverse reactions to medications, overdoses can be extremely dangerous. In many cases, the overdose will cause an exaggeration of the ...

How Respite Care Benefits Seniors and Their Loved Ones


Both seniors and their caregivers can benefit from respite care. This type of service provides short-term care for seniors in a professional, assisted living community environment. Renewal Caregiving can be fulfilling, but also highly demanding. Taking responsibility for a loved one’s needs requires significant time and effort, and this duty can be stressful for caregivers when they have no help. Respite care offers an excellent solution for caregivers who need some time to attend to their own health and wellbeing. Short-term breaks for caregivers can renew their energy, relieve their ...

Tips for Curbing Your Salt Intake for Lower Blood Pressure


Lowering blood pressure levels is a priority for many seniors. Doing so can help reduce your risk of life-threatening problems, such as stroke and heart attack. If you live in an assisted living location, consider asking the chef about low-sodium food choices. You could also choose to make good use of your private kitchenette; preparing meals yourself allows you to carefully control the ingredients. Whenever possible, choose fresh ingredients. Prepackaged items are often high in sodium. When you do choose prepackaged items, look for a low-sodium label. Instead of adding table salt to flavor ...

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