Posted on February 15, 2023 - Our feet put up with a lot! They hold our weight, are stuffed in uncomfortable shoes, and get stepped on. We couldn’t walk, run, or dance without them. And as we age, our feet need extra care. Over time our feet flatten, become wider, and the muscle tissue in our feet wears down, causing a loss of feeling. In addition, older adults are more susceptible to ingrown toenails, skin breaks, and sores. Decreased mobility can cause falls, leading to broken toes, sprains, and fractures. Proper foot care is critical for seniors. Here are helpful tips regarding how to properly care for your aging feet.
Posted on February 13, 2023 - Keeping calm and carrying on: Older adults experience less stress than younger adults.
Posted on February 8, 2023 - It’s February and Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. Are you thinking of gifting jewelry, candy, or a fancy letterpress card to your spouse or partner? One gift you can give your spouse that will be beneficial long after that candy is eaten is the gift of heart health!
Posted on February 6, 2023 - Your memory may be better than you think! A new study reveals that we're pretty good at knowing where and when we last saw an object.
Posted on February 1, 2023 - It’s a stereotype about aging—muscles tighten and we can’t quite move like we used to. Getting older doesn’t mean we are destined to decreasing mobility and range of motion. And one of the most important thing we can do to maintain mobility as we age is stretching!