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Senior Dating Tips 101

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Dating Later in LifeDating in older adulthood is not like it was when you were a teenager or young adult. Not only has the culture shifted, but you’ve grown and learned so much during your lifetime that you’re a completely different person than you were when you were young. Navigating the dating ...[READ MORE]

How To Enjoy Retirement

Friday, January 19, 2024

Living the Dream of RetirementWhile you were working your way up the ladder of success, grinding away at a job, or caring for an active family, you probably dreamed of the day you could retire. Now that it’s time to retire, though, what will you do with yourself? Often, retirement is a bit of a d...[READ MORE]

Tips to Avoid Getting Sick

Friday, December 15, 2023

The Impact of Cold and Flu Season Cold and flu season is rough on many people, but it is particularly difficult for older adults. Because our immune systems become less effective as we age, winter can be a dangerous time for older people. Not only are colds and the flu unpleasant, but they c...[READ MORE]

The Benefits of Engaging in Hobbies

Friday, November 17, 2023

One of the great things about retirement is that it frees up your time, allowing you to engage in hobbies you may have had to miss out on when you were pursuing a career. Hobbies are a good way to pass the time, but they can be much more than that. Participating in hobbies is good for your mental...[READ MORE]

Ways to Avoid Loose Skin

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Causes of Skin LaxityAs we get older, our skin naturally begins to loosen and sag, but why is this? It has to do with the molecules in the skin that help to keep it firm and elastic. It starts around age 35 to 40, when collagen networks begin to break down, and we start losing elastin fibres and ...[READ MORE]

The Importance of a Healthy Heart

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

How’s your heart health? Heart disease is the number one killer of Americans, killing more than all types of cancer combined, and disproportionately affecting people aged 65 and older. Older people are more likely to suffer from coronary heart disease or have a stroke or heart attack. Out of the ...[READ MORE]

Best Food That Gives You Energy

Tuesday, August 22, 2023

As we age, our bodies need more energy to keep up with our daily activities. Eating the right foods is crucial to maintain energy levels. Contrary to popular belief, reaching for that sugary snack or caffeine beverage may provide a temporary energy boost, but it eventually leads to a crash in ene...[READ MORE]

Best Ways to Maintain Muscle as a Senior

Tuesday, July 25, 2023

 As we age, our bodies naturally go through changes that can lead to a loss of muscle mass. This can make it challenging to stay mobile and active, but it doesn’t have to be that way. By implementing a few simple changes to your lifestyle, you can maintain your muscle mass as you grow older ...[READ MORE]

Avoiding the Top 5 Foods That Trigger Arthritis Pain

Wednesday, June 14, 2023

 You know that a good diet is important, so you try to fill your plate with nutritious foods, so that you will stay healthy and feel your best. But what if you were unwittingly eating something that made your arthritis pain worse? There are certain foods that can cause pain, stiffness, and s...[READ MORE]

Best Types of Yoga for Seniors

Wednesday, May 10, 2023

You probably know by now that the benefits of yoga are well documented. Countless studies show that yoga can be beneficial to older adults, helping to improve balance, increase mobility, ease pain, relieve depression, and reduce blood pressure. Have you tried it yet? If not, that’s understandable...[READ MORE]