Many changes accompany aging. We may feel weaker, may experience joint pain, and we may notice that our vision and hearing are deteriorating. Our memory also changes as we age. In this blog, we discuss common signs of memory loss, ways to decrease memory loss and provide information on when to see a doctor about Alzheimer's or dementia. 
Whenever you’re the caregiver for an aging senior loved one, the choice to help transition them into assisted living might not come easy. In some cases, your loved one might be ready, and even excited, to make the transition. In other cases, your loved one might be afraid and sad at the idea of leaving their home. Starting a new journey late in life can be difficult for many senior adults, even if it is the best thing for their physical, mental, and social health. Likewise, caregivers who transition begrudging loved ones into assisted living might feel guilt and sadness, often feeling as if they have given up on their loved one. Keep reading to learn more about how to help ease your loved one into assisted living, and dealing with caregiver guilt healthily.

Meditation, also called “mindfulness training”, is the practice of clearing your mind and focusing your breathing. No matter if you are young or old, you might find the idea of shutting off your thoughts to be a bit overwhelming or maybe even a little weird....

With each passing year, your body requires more support and new routines to limit those normal aches and pains of aging. As bone and muscle start to lose their strength, your flexibility and overall joint health are quickly impacted. Without any additional effort, you may find yourself stuck with a limited range of motion and unable to perform daily tasks as you once did.
Are you the sole caregiver for a loved one with Alzheimers or Dementia? You are not alone. The Alzheimer's Association reports that over 16 million people in the United States alone care for someone struggling with memory loss. Caregiving for any elderly loved one presents its trials, but being the sole caregiver of a loved one experiencing memory loss brings forth a whole new set of challenges. As dementia takes away your loved one’s independence, you become their hands, feet, and mind.
Starting your search for an assisted living facility, whether it’s for yourself or your loved one can seem overwhelming. Finding the place to spend your golden years is a big decision and should be considered with care. Keep reading to learn what you should put on your assisted living checklist when looking for a community to call home.  
Whether you’ve been fit all of your life or you’ve loathed working out for years, exercise is a key part of your health as a senior. According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, only 35-44% of adults 75 years or older are physically active, and only 28-34% of adults ages 65-74 are regularly active. These statistics are alarming, signaling that older adults aren’t doing enough to keep themselves healthy. If you’re looking to become more fit, you may not be sure where to start. Today, we’re going to cover some of the main questions you may have about exercise for seniors. Let’s dive in!
Thanks to advances in medical technology, we’re living longer than ever. By the year 2060, it’s projected that nearly a quarter of the population will be aged 65 and older. With these longer lives, it’s becoming more and more likely that we will have a chronic health condition that will impact our health. In order to get the most out of our golden years, health will be a key aspect of your life. The older you get, the more important it is to pay attention to your health. While it may have been easy to brush off minor health issues as a young adult, our bodies don’t recover as quickly when we age. By listening to your body and abiding by some basic rules of thumb, you can help ensure that you live a full, rich life as an older adult. Read on and discover our tips to maintain your health as a senior.
Years ago, when you started saving for retirement or a rainy day, the cost of assisted living might not have been on your mind. If you or your loved one are considering making the transition into an assisted living facility, the incoming cost might seem intimidating. Don’t let the cost paralyze you with sticker shock and become a roadblock on your journey. Let’s walk through some commonly-asked questions about paying for assisted living, and learn how you can make it happen for you or your loved one.