Senior Sun Safety

Senior Sun Safety

Senior Sun Safety Summer is a time of year most people look forward to, especially in the cool winter months. However, there are some precautions individuals should take to ensure sun safety during months with excessive heat.  Seniors, infants and children, and those...
Five Health Benefits of Owning a Dog

Five Health Benefits of Owning a Dog

Get Ready for the Dog Days of Summer: Five Health Benefits of Owning a Dog You’ve heard it said, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”, but you may not have heard “A dog is good for your health.”  Some people think dog ownership means dog hair on the sofa,...
Gardening for Seniors

Gardening for Seniors

Gardening for Seniors It’s the time of year when gardens are tilled, and flowers and vegetables are planted in hopes of beauty and a bountiful crop in the coming months. Gardening is a popular leisure activity that provides low to moderate exercise for seniors...
Preventing Falls

Preventing Falls

Preventing Falls Seminar Falls are the leading cause of injury for seniors. As we age, the risk and frequency of falls increases often leading to hospitalizations and nursing home stays.  “It doesn’t have to be a major fall to decrease mobility for...
Fall Prevention For Seniors

Fall Prevention For Seniors

Fall Prevention For Seniors Did you know that a simple accident like a fall can change your life?  Fall prevention is the key to maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle.  Falls can occur for everyone, but older men and women are more at risk for significant...