Senior Living Care Blog

Seniors And Social Media

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Jul 10, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

Technology, including social media, holds a number of positive benefits and can help to improve, enhance, and enrich our lives. This goes for everyone of all ages, including senior citizens.

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Social Seniors And Healthy Living

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Jun 19, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 

As we get older, the relationships social seniors have can begin to wilt and some people that were once close to us may have faded into obscurity. This may seem obvious as in later life, people were likely to be widowed, have friends who have died, and to live alone. While family members might still be close, and even visit every once in a while, it is still important for seniors to maintain some type of social relationships with friends as well.

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Meditation and Breathing Techniques For Seniors

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Jun 5, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 

Stress can affect anyone, but meditation and breathing techniques can help. Whether it is work or home related, it is easy to feel overwhelmed and anxious. While many think that senior citizens have nothing to worry about, many older adults can still feel stressed out due to social problems, living issues, and more.

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The Benefits Of the Outdoors For Seniors

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Jun 4, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

Spending time outdoors can lead to a number of overall health and wellness benefits. The outdoors offers many opportunities for people to be physically active. It should also be noted that spending time outdoors may also help to improve and promote mental health and stress reduction.

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Alternative Forms of Therapy For Seniors

Posted by Joe Gilmore on May 15, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 

There are a number of age-related illnesses, disorders, and diseases. While there are many treatment options for some of these, others, such as Alzheimer’s do not have a known cure. However, there are some types of alternative forms of care that can potentially alleviate some symptoms and be complementary to primary care treatment.

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Volunteering For Seniors

Posted by Joe Gilmore on May 1, 2019 11:00:00 AM
 

Post-retirement can be a ironically stressful time for some older adults and that's why there are so many chances of volunteering for seniors. Many older adults who have been working nearly their entire life may not know exactly what to do with all this free time on their hands. You can only fix up the house and go on a walk so many times. Luckily, there are a number of ways that you can stay active and engaged even after retirement.

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How Social Engagement Can Help Seniors

Posted by Joe Gilmore on Apr 11, 2019 11:00:00 AM

 

Everyone needs social engagement and stimulation, this is something that for a lot people comes easy in younger years. However, as we age, social relationships can, at times, dwindle. However, maintaining social functioning is something that will not only make you more happy but it something that can affect physical and psychological well-being.

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Healthy Hobbies For Seniors

Posted by Jackson Bentley on Dec 25, 2018 11:00:00 AM
 

It can be difficult to observe the slow progression of age and its associated ailments from afar. If you have an aging senior in your life, perhaps you are concerned that they are losing the same zest for life that they once had. Don’t be alarmed! Many individuals go through similar phases when they start to reach an advanced age. If you’re wondering how to help your senior get back their enthusiasm, positive outlook, and vibrancy back, then read our list of hobbies that help seniors improve their energy levels, cognitive function, physical, and emotional health. These are also activities that you can share, helping to keep your senior socialized and your relationship with them healthy.

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Why Expressive Art Therapy Can Help Seniors

Posted by Jackson Bentley on Dec 21, 2018 11:00:00 AM
 

While we know that physical exercise can have benefits for the mind and the body, it is a lesser known fact that art and creativity can also hold therapeutic benefits for both the creator and the viewer. Studies in the fields of art and music therapy confirm that creative expression can result in psychological and physiological healing.

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Healthy Hobbies For Seniors

Posted by Jackson Bentley on Sep 26, 2018 11:00:00 AM
 

It can be difficult to observe the slow progression of age and its associated ailments from afar. If you have an aging senior in your life, perhaps you are concerned that they are losing the same zest for life that they once had. Don’t be alarmed! Many individuals go through similar phases when they start to reach an advanced age. If you’re wondering how to help your senior get back their enthusiasm, positive outlook, and vibrancy back, then read our list of hobbies that help seniors improve their energy levels, cognitive function, physical, and emotional health. These are also activities that you can share, helping to keep your senior socialized and your relationship with them healthy.

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