Category Archives: seniors

Challenges

One of the definitions of a challenge is:  “a call to take part in a contest or competition, especially a duel”.  Duels are not as common these days but there are many opportunities to take part in challenges, virtually or … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Elderly

11 Lessons the Elderly Can Teach Us by Tim Pond Elderly folks have a perspective that is hard to duplicate regardless of how much thought you put into it. They’ve lived a long time and have learned a thing or two … Continue reading

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Senior Care

Senior Care by Lorraine Durnford-Hill It is 7 pm and an older woman has just gotten back from dinner and is sitting in her chair drifting in and out of sleep.  There is a knock on the door and a … Continue reading

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Arthritis Sufferer?

5 Tips To Improve Mobility With Arthritis For many people, especially the elderly, arthritis is a debilitating illness. Arthritis causes increased inflammation around the joint that can lead to immobility and pain. While there are conventional medical treatments that are … Continue reading

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Heart Health

5 Ways to Improve the Health of Your Heart Your heart is the muscle that gets the job done by pumping the blood that circulates throughout your body. Like all the muscles in your body, it needs to be taken … Continue reading

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Senior Fitness

The Importance of Fitness For Seniors Fitness is vital for everyone, regardless of their age. However, as you get older, there are some increases in your needs, including a bigger need for being physical fit. Here are some reasons you … Continue reading

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Dehydration

Last November when my sister and I were called in as they felt my mother was at end of life, we found that she was very dehydrated.  The reason for this?  When the drinks were brought around, if she was … Continue reading

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Staying Mentally Fit

4 Ways To Stay Mentally Fit It is easy to get caught up in the daily grind of taking care of everyone and everything else, and forget to take care of ourselves. It’s easy not to pay attention to what … Continue reading

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June is Senior’s Month

June is Senior’s Month In non-covid years there have been opportunities for seniors to participate in various games and activities for the month of June, but now many seniors, particularly those in nursing homes or seniors’ residences have been isolated … Continue reading

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