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How To Wake up Better and Beat Morning Grogginess

How To Wake up Better and Beat Morning Grogginess

Some people wake up refreshed in the morning and start their days immediately by taking a shower. However, many people of all ages suffer from sleep inertia after waking up. This means that you may wake up feeling groggy and less focused.
If you suffer from morning grogginess, you're in the right place. The issue can be resolved by maintaining specific habits. So here is your guide to wake up better and beat morning grogginess!

What Is Adaptive Clothing? Benefits for Older Adults

What Is Adaptive Clothing? Benefits for Older Adults

Clothing is a crucial aspect of our everyday lives. We need functional and practical clothes to get through the day comfortably and safely.

As much as they are essential, getting clothes on and off can sometimes be a challenge, especially for the elderly and those who require special care. As people age or experience declining health, previously easy activities like dressing and undressing can become challenging.

This inability to get dressed can keep people from engaging in activities they love, leading to emotional and physical stress.

Adaptive clothing is a very effective way to overcome this challenge. Adaptive clothing, through various mechanisms and adaptations, can make dressing and undressing easier and less stressful.

7 Great Mobile Apps That Help Keep Older Adults Safe

7 Great Mobile Apps That Help Keep Older Adults Safe

Advances in technology are one of the best things to happen in the 21st century, as it allows us to connect and keep in touch with our loved ones. In addition, it makes it possible to help take care of family members even if you are not close to them. The key is to find the right mobile application that will help you take care of the older adults in your life.

So, if you have elderly members in your family, you are in the right place. Here are the top apps you can download to help improve their lives and safety.

What Are Age Spots: Prevention and Treatment

What Are Age Spots: Prevention and Treatment

Many things come with aging, including changes in our bodies, lifestyle, and much more. As the name suggests, age spots are another example. However, they don't have to be. Below, we've collected tips to help prevent and treat age spots when they appear!

What Are Age Spots?

Of course, you need to know what they are before you can treat them. Age spots are large freckle-like spots on the skin. These will usually be black, gray, or brown, and they will mostly appear in areas that are the most exposed to skin. These include your face and hands.

4 Great Advantages of Single Level Living

4 Great Advantages of Single Level Living

One-story homes are a special kind of home with many benefits. As we get older, it can be hard to think about and do things like climb stairs. It becomes increasingly important for our homes to be affordable and easy to navigate, maintain, and enjoy our time in. Below, we've outlined several reasons to consider living in a one-level home!

Walk-in Tubs vs. Walk-in Showers: Pros and Cons

Walk-in Tubs vs. Walk-in Showers: Pros and Cons

According to recent studies, 80% of older adults' fall injuries at home occur in the bathroom. Because of this, it is crucial to take the proper precautions and create a safe environment for seniors in the home. An important decision for the bathroom is to choose between a walk-in tub and a walk-in shower.

If you are also struggling to choose between the two, you are in the right place! Here are the pros and cons of each to help you make the right decision.

Pros and Cons of Renting a Storage Unit When Downsizing

Pros and Cons of Renting a Storage Unit When Downsizing

With every move, you have to make some serious decisions. In retirement, you need to consider several additional factors as your income is now likely limited. Many people apply for less strenuous jobs, and it's popular to consider moving to a smaller place to be frugal. Although everyone has a different way of coping with the situation, renting a storage unit could be considered a prudent approach when downsizing your house or moving to a senior living community. If you're trying to decide whether a storage unit might be right for you, here are some pros and cons to consider.

Exercising at Home? Stay Safe With These 10 Easy Tips

Exercising at Home? Stay Safe With These 10 Easy Tips

Whether it's for convenience, comfort, affordability, or safety, there are many reasons you may decide that working out at home is right for you. Exercising at home can be an excellent option as many people find that it helps them work out more often and more comfortably.

With that, while working out at home can be safer than going to the gym (more hygienic, less likely to be injured by others, fewer distractions, etc.), it presents a unique set of risks and challenges you might not have to think about as much at a gym or fitness center. So, the next time you decide to stay at home to exercise, consider the following tips for a successful workout!

7 Easy Ways To Waste Less Food

7 Easy Ways To Waste Less Food

Whether to help save the earth or to help save your wallet, there are many reasons to make efforts to waste less food. We all feel a bit guilty when we throw out half of a deliciously prepared meal or when we find ingredients in the fridge that have already gone bad. Fortunately, there are simple steps you can take today to reduce your food waste!