Senior Living Blog | Healthy Aging

Does Spirituality Play a Role in Healthy Aging?

Published: August 20, 2019

We all understand the importance of physical activity, eating well and keeping our minds engaged to help improve our overall health and well-being. But the link between spirituality and good health has been less clear. Science is beginning to take a closer look at spirituality’s role in health and aging. Several studies over the past… Read More

Dispelling the Myths of Growing Older

Published: July 22, 2019

One of the reasons ageism is so rampant in America is that there are numerous erroneous and deeply held beliefs about what it mean to grow older. You’ve undoubtedly run across many of these yourself. The media is rife with aging’s negative stereotypes – from a grumpy old man to a frail older woman, society… Read More

Exercise Remains Important, Even as We Age

Published: May 20, 2019

May is National Physical Fitness Month. This is a good reminder that engaging in physical activity is an essential part of maintaining good health, even as we age. In fact, the older we get, the more important exercise becomes. Seniors need to exercise more than their younger counterparts because they are at greater risk for… Read More

Ten Easy Ways to Improve Your Health

Published: April 22, 2019

Most of us have heard the conventional wisdom on what it takes to stay healthy as we age – exercise, eat right and abstain from smoking and drinking to excess. For some of us, these things can be challenging – either because physical limitations make it difficult or we simply lack the willpower to maintain… Read More

Celebrate National Nutrition Month with These 10 Superfoods

Published: March 5, 2019

March is National Nutrition Month, a time to bring attention to how eating well can help us age well. According to the National Institutes of Health, even if you already have one or more chronic diseases, eating well may help you better manage conditions such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol and diabetes. Here is… Read More

You Can Help Prevent Heart Disease

Published: February 5, 2019

February is American Heath Month. Cardiovascular diseases – including congestive heart failure, atherosclerosis, heart attack and stroke – remain the leading cause of death in the world; yet, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), almost a third of cardiac-related deaths are preventable. While some risk factors, such as age and heredity,… Read More

Meditation’s Powerful Ability to Heal

Published: January 7, 2019

With the dawning of a new year, many people resolve to focus more on their health. One of the best ways to improve your overall health is through meditation. Meditation has been described as the “art of being still.” For many, being still is a challenge. There always seems to be something – or someone… Read More

Five New Year’s Resolutions to Help You Live a Long and Healthy Life

Published: December 20, 2018

It’s that time of year again! Time to take stock and make a plan to create a healthy and happy New Year. While aging is inevitable, getting sicker as we age is not. There are several things we can do to mitigate the effects of growing older – we can actually create a healthful aging… Read More

Can You Change Your Life By Changing Your Thoughts?

Published: November 20, 2018

This is the time of year when most Americans take some time to give thanks for the positive things in their lives. What would happen if we practiced gratitude more frequently? If we woke up each morning and gave thanks for the opportunity to experience a brand new day? Norman Vincent Peale, author of the… Read More

Eat Well to Age Well

Published: November 5, 2018

The winter holidays are nearly upon us, which often presents challenges in eating well. The temptation to overindulge is ever present and it takes some willpower to maintain a healthy diet during this time. Here are some ways you can help ensure you’re eating well during the holiday season and throughout the New Year. Eat… Read More