Tips For Seniors Who Want To Downsize

Many people are joining in on the minimalist movement today. They’re purging their home of items that they don’t need or that don’t make them happy. This can be challenging, especially for seniors, which is why you should keep these seniors’ tips. Remember, this is an Opportunity to Take Control In the beginning, downsizing is certain to feel a bit overwhelming. However, once you step back for a minute and realize that this is your opportunity to seize control over your life and your belongings, Read More +

Play These Games to Improve Senior Brain Health

Games aren’t only great fun for seniors, they’re also a big help when it comes to senior brain health. Whether your loved one plays them by themselves, with you, or with the grandchildren in their life, there are many reasons why doing so is an important part of their senior health. Why Games are Important to Senior Brain Health There are two reasons why games are so important to senior health. These include: These are a great way for your loved one to relax. Whether Read More +

Tips For Healthy Living

As we age, our physical bodies start to need more attention. They tell us this by aching, but your emotional healthy, psychological senior wellbeing, and spiritual self also need attention. These talk to us in a different way. How Your Non-Physical Body Talks to You There are several ways that your non-physical body will talk to you, including: How you feel says a lot about how your emotional senior health is doing. Your thoughts and attitudes speak for your psychological senior wellbeing. The way you Read More +

The Resound Hearing Aid Now Features Siri Integration

Many of us are familiar with Siri – Apple’s virtual assistant who’s found in their iOS, macOS, watchOS, tvOS, and HomePod operating systems. Now it’s being found in a new location: The Resound hearing aid will be the first smart hearing aid to use AI and Siri together. This means that soon you’ll be able to say things like, “Hey Siri, stream iTunes through my hearing aid.” Of course, this is only one of the many things you’ll be able to do when your smart Read More +

The Importance of Exercise for Seniors

Exercising for seniors is important because it improves their health and reduces any feelings of stress they may be experiencing due to their changing physical condition which brings about an increased dependence on other people. Simple movement will help homebound seniors get the exercise they need without ever leaving home. Of course, before seniors start an exercise regime they should talk to their doctor. Once their doctor approves, there are some simple ways they can stay fit and active though. Types of Exercise There are Read More +

Devices to Improve Senior Safety

With about 50 million elderly people living in America today, senior safety is a major concern. Fortunately, this is an area where technology is taking a closer look. They’re creating 5 main types of devices that will have a positive impact on seniors here. The Smart Home Hub To benefit from smart home technology, you must have a product that gets everything on the same system, especially if you’re uncomfortable with figuring out a lot of different apps – like most seniors are. This is Read More +

How Aerobic Exercise Improves Memory in Seniors

Deep within the center of your brain there’s a small structure known as the hippocampus. Smaller than your little finger, it plays a vital role in learning and memory. Without it you’d only be able to remember old memories, not form new ones. Unfortunately, it does shrink as you age, which is why many seniors suffer from dementia. It doesn’t have to be this way though, there’s good news when you want to improve memory in senior citizens. Seeing What Research Says About Exercising There Read More +

How to Make Family Gatherings Easier for Seniors who are Hearing Challenged

It’s challenging for your loved one to communicate with you when they’re living with a hearing impairment. Fortunately, there are some things (besides getting them hearing aids) that you can do to help include them in your family gatherings so the experience is both pleasant and inclusive for everyone who’s there. Do Your Best to Communicate Clearly While you don’t want to overemphasize your words, you do want to make sure that you speak in a way that’s both clear and concise. By speaking too Read More +

Aging by Yourself Doesn’t Mean You Have to be Lonely

Today’s society holds marriage up as something we should all strive for. Unfortunately, this means they don’t understand people who don’t get married, as well as those who get divorced or become widowed because they live alone. What they fail to understand is that you can still feel “lonely” even when you’re in a relationship. This is especially true if your relationship is unhappy or lacks communication. This doesn’t mean that those who choose to live alone don’t get lonely. What it means is that Read More +

How to Effectively Communicate with the Elderly

Many elderly persons struggle with general communication skills like hearing, reading, and writing. We must do this in a way that’s different than how we’d talk to our peers because they’re harder to understand and are influenced by environmental changes too. How to Talk to the Elderly When engaging in senior communication there are a few things you should do: Maintain eye contact Speak clearly Be direct Don’t multitask – since they don’t live in a fast paced world they’re not accustomed to this and Read More +