According to a 2022 survey, about 66% of the reported population stated that they planned on aging in place or remaining in their current homes after retirement. When asked if they would consider moving or downsizing, 36% said that they would not move and 37% said they were unsure. It’s natural for older adults to […]
As temperature rises and summer arrives, it becomes crucial for individuals to prioritize their nutrition and hydration. Older adults are more susceptible to dehydration and other heat-related illnesses, so focusing on a well-balanced diet and staying properly hydrated is essential.
Home is the place we feel the most comfortable and secure. Home holds sentimental value and treasured memories. However, there may come a time when it is no longer the safest place for your parent to live.
February is all about matters of the heart, but not in the way you may be thinking. Yes, Valentine’s Day takes place this month and love is in the air, but in addition to heart-shaped boxes of chocolates and red roses, February is also American Heart Month.
What we choose to feed our bodies with directly impacts how it functions, including the brain. Consuming foods that supply healthy nutrients to your brain can go a long way in promoting cognitive health and delaying the onset or effects of dementia.
Chronic pain is classified as pain that lasts or persists for more than three to six months past the average healing time. According to the International Association for the Study of Pain, “chronic pain is a frequent condition, affecting an estimated 20% of people worldwide and accounting for 15% to 20% of physician visits.”
In the past, people used to believe that life expectancy was set from the beginning, determined by genetics or simply time. However, as experts learn more about the human mind and body, they’ve realized that we have more control over our lives than was previously thought.
Summer is full of warm weather and outdoor activities, and San Antonio offers endless opportunities to spend time outside and have fun with family and friends. However, because of this additional time spent in the sun, summertime can pose certain dangers and health risks to older adults, primarily their eye health and skin health.
Everyone experiences stress throughout their lives. Between work, relationships, health, and just about anything else, there are plenty of things in our lives that can cause stress. For most people, occasional stressors are common, and even to be expected. However, when you find yourself constantly stressed or anxious, it can be harmful to your mental […]
Everyone experiences moments of stress. Whether it’s work, money, or relationships, our lives are full of factors that can cause stress. While it can be inconvenient or annoying, it can also be bad for your short and long-term health. In addition to eating well, exercising regularly, and avoiding tobacco, managing stress is one of the […]