If you don’t exercise, you won’t live so long or your brain cells will die off leaving you with no short term memory or not being able to recognize your family members when they visit you in the nursing home. (This is somewhat ‘tongue in cheek’ but there is some truth in it). Now I… Continue reading Shaking Up Your Thinking! Part 2: Personal thoughts
Do you think about the future? Yours and/or your family’s? Do you want to plan ahead? There are several avenues to pursue. One is financially; but that is not my interest. What concerns me is your safety. The age to address this issue if you are sixty or older or have parents you… Continue reading Shaking Up Your Thinking!
My fair lady! Yes, women especially in their later years and men too, of course, often find themselves taking a fall. The problem is that if their bones are brittle, they tend to break something, often a hip which can produce dire consequences. I, myself, have fallen in the past three years five times. Yes,… Continue reading London Bridge is Falling Down …….
Snoring A lot of folks snore when they sleep and while they are disturbing others, they don’t realize they are also harming themselves for they stop breathing at intervals. You need a diagnosis for this condition from your doctor sleep specialist and a test to determine the extent of the problem but it is worth… Continue reading Are you snoring?
There is a whole lot of advice out there to help you live a longer, happy life from tips on diet to exercise suggestions. “Ask your ‘doctor” is a phrase heard adnauseam every day on television. This blog is not another health tip but a new slant on how to incorporate exercise into your life… Continue reading Real Self Help For Seniors
The Safety Issue Although renovating your home to address safety issues as a senior, the project is universal in application, that is appropriate for all ages groups, it is essential for seniors: “adults 65 years and older for between 2012- 2013 of the 90,640 deaths reported 55% were from falls” (Source: CDC). Since safety renovations… Continue reading Pertinent Facts
The best time to plan for the future is before you have any physical limitations and can afford the changes: around sixty years of age. It is important to remember that any changes you make do not limit the space to seniors only use. Your grandchildren will love it too because it will be fun and beautiful and will… Continue reading How To Help Yourself