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The Importance of Keeping Cool: How To Beat the Summer Heat

The Importance of Keeping Cool: How To Beat the Summer Heat

Warm weather is a fact of life in the summer, but climate change is pushing temperatures to record highs, even in regions that don't traditionally see warm weather. This is more than just an inconvenience. Seniors are extremely susceptible to heat-related conditions, meaning a freak heatwave can pose serious risks to their health, especially for those living in regions not adapted to warm conditions. Luckily, there are ways that you can help keep the seniors in your care pleasantly cool, even in the most sweltering months.

The Importance of Proper Foot Care and 7 Tips for Healthy Feet

The Importance of Proper Foot Care and 7 Tips for Healthy Feet

Healthy feet are vital to people of all ages. Proper foot care plays an important role in maintaining balance, mobility, and independence. As such, it's necessary to understand the risks of ignoring foot health, as well as the simple ways to stay on top of it. Read on to learn more about the importance of foot care and some tips for maintaining clean and healthy feet!

10 Personal Wellness Habits to Age Gracefully

10 Personal Wellness Habits to Age Gracefully

Aging gracefully is possible. You don't have to be grey, wrinkled, and start walking like a doddering old lady with a cane to age gracefully. Growing older causes your body to change, and you may begin to feel self-conscious about keeping up the look of a young person. However, that's not the only option. If you practice these ten wellness habits, you will age with grace and can even look younger than your actual age.

6 Tips To Stay Safe When Exercising Alone

6 Tips To Stay Safe When Exercising Alone

As we age, it's important to stay active and exercise regularly for our mental and physical health. In order to keep up a regular cadence, it's not always easy to find a workout buddy or make it to a group fitness class. As a result, it can be more convenient to exercise alone. However, we need to take a few extra safety precautions when exercising alone. In this article, we'll go over some of the best safety tips for those exercising by themselves.

8 Helpful Tips for Better Medication Management

8 Helpful Tips for Better Medication Management

Whether you are responsible for taking one medication, or many, it is critical to take them as directed. Unfortunately, it can quickly get complicated to remember how and when to take each medication correctly. If done improperly, medications can interact with each other in dangerous ways, and incorrect dosages can lead to serious health problems. That said, there are a few simple things you can do to help ensure you can manage this daily task safely and with less stress. This blog post will discuss some tips for managing medications safely and effectively for older adults.

Benefits of Hearing Aids and 9 Reasons To Stop Resisting Them

Benefits of Hearing Aids and 9 Reasons To Stop Resisting Them

If you are having trouble hearing, it is important to consider getting hearing aids. Unfortunately, many people are hesitant to get them because they think they will be uncomfortable or look older than they are. However, there are many reasons to consider hearing aids. In this blog post, we will discuss the benefits of hearing aids and dispel some myths surrounding them.

9 Ways To Prevent and Reduce Wrinkles for Aging Skin

9 Ways To Prevent and Reduce Wrinkles for Aging Skin

Aging is a natural process of life. Even though we would all love to look and remain young forever, we all get to grow older with time. And with age comes wrinkles. Nothing can completely stop this process, but several things can be done to slow it down and keep wrinkles in check when they start to show up.

This slowing down and prevention process takes time and patience. It requires living a certain way and making some lifestyle changes. But, it's never too late to start. You can begin the journey of taking consistent and adequate care of your skin to keep it wrinkle-free for as long as possible.

In this article, we'll give you tips and information to help you get started on the journey of looking as young as you feel. So keep reading to get acquainted with tips and lifestyle changes that can help you prevent and reduce wrinkles and keep your skin looking youthful and healthy.

Should You Walk Barefoot Outdoors?

Should You Walk Barefoot Outdoors?

Did you know that walking barefoot can have a positive influence on your health? Walking barefoot might be something you only do at home. But for many, walking and exercising barefoot is a daily practice. As a child gets older, they shove their feet into shoes and lose the benefits that come from barefoot walking. That's why advocates of barefoot walking and exercising are pushing back on wearing shoes all day long and encourage everyone to let our feet be free. 

Continue reading to learn more about why you might want to consider taking off your shoes and stepping outside!

Here’s How Your Diet Can Help Fight (Or Cause) Inflammation

Here’s How Your Diet Can Help Fight (Or Cause) Inflammation

Inflammation is a phenomenon that many people are familiar with. It's a response of our bodies to fight off an infection, injury, or certain irritants. Although inflammation occurs to protect you, it can be very disturbing and discomforting. Inflammation can occur from smoking or low levels of physical activity, but sometimes it's caused by food as well.

If you are bothered by inflammation regularly or want to avoid inflammation, it's best to avoid the foods that cause it. Fortunately, there are many foods that fight inflammation too. This article will discuss foods that cause inflammation and those you can consume to fight inflammation.

How To Help Seniors Starting To Show Signs of Memory Decline

How To Help Seniors Starting To Show Signs of Memory Decline

As our loved ones age, it's not uncommon for them to start showing signs of memory decline. While this can be a normal part of aging, it can be difficult to watch our loved ones struggle with their memories. If you're looking for ways to help a senior who is starting to show signs of memory decline, there are a few things you can do to help.