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 […]
“The modern game of golf originated in 15th century Scotland,” and its first major, The Open Championship, or British Open, is considered “the world’s oldest tournament in existence (Wikipedia).” While it is a sport many associate with retirement due to its slower pace, it is actually a sport that provides a variety of physical and […]
Helping your loved one share their life story is a meaningful task. It is a task that can help bring you and your loved one closer together while allowing him or her to reap the mental benefits that come along with reminiscing and storytelling. At Franklin Park® Senior Living, with retirement communities in San Antonio, Texas, […]
Arthritis is an informal way of referring to joint pain or joint disease. There are over 100 different types of arthritis that can create inflammation in one or more joints causing pain and stiffness. If you or the senior in your life are looking for techniques to manage arthritis, there are various ways to alleviate […]
With the summer season comes a list of outdoor activities for those of all ages to enjoy! While exploring the great outdoors, for the most part, can be fantastic, it can also be dangerous when it comes to your body’s needs. Exploring outside and participating in activities is key to a healthy and happy lifestyle, […]