Senior Housing Connection

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]

How to Share a Meal Virtually

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

 There is no question about it: life can get lonely. Especially if your friends and family members are scattered across diverse locations, it can be hard to find the time to get together. Schedules are hectic, distance is daunting, and if you don’t make the time, it won’t be easy to connect....[READ MORE]

How to Avoid Back Pain

Wednesday, March 22, 2023

As we get older, we begin to notice aches and pains that didn’t seem to be there before. Back pain is one of those common pains that just seems inevitable as people age, but is it really? It doesn’t have to be! You do not have to allow back pain to slow you down or keep you from doing the things ...[READ MORE]

New tech gadgets to make life easier in 2023

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

 Technology moves at a rapid pace, with new gizmos and gadgets hitting the market every time you turn around! While some older people may be resistant to new tech, there is actually a wealth of technology that can help make their lives easier and even safer. Let’s take a look at some of the ...[READ MORE]

Parkwood Heights Offers Decorating Tips for the Holidays

Thursday, December 01, 2022

With the Holidays coming, it’s time to think about how to decorate your home. Decorating a small home for the Holidays may be a challenge but can have a dramatic impact. We are here to provide you with some tips that will help you make your home glisten with festive Christmas decorations tailored...[READ MORE]

Parkwood Heights Suggests Healthy Holiday Menus for Seniors

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

As the leaves change and the weather cools down, we start thinking about festive Holiday meals. Unfortunately, these don’t always include the healthy foods that seniors need to be their best selves. Older adults have different nutritional needs which can limit their menu choices. For example...[READ MORE]

10 Self-Care Tips for Seniors

Thursday, October 06, 2022

Most older adults know what it’s like to care for someone else. Many raised children and helped raise grandchildren; some helped care for aging parents when they were younger; and many put their lives on hold to assist an ailing spouse or friend. But while prioritizing the needs of others, many o...[READ MORE]

Essential Vitamins and Supplements for People over 60

Monday, August 29, 2022

 A nutrient-dense diet is important to maintain good health, because certain vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients are essential to our well-being. As we grow older, though, getting the nutrients we need can become more complicated. Because older people often face dietary challenges, it ma...[READ MORE]

Smart Guide to a Healthy Heart

Thursday, July 14, 2022

What’s the hardest working muscle in your body? Here’s a hint: there are songs and poems about it, and it’s considered both the metaphorical and literal center of the body. It’s the heart, and it works hard, beating from the time you’re in the womb and throughout your life. How can you repay it f...[READ MORE]

7 Ways Seniors Can Maintain Hand Strength

Friday, May 20, 2022

 As we age, our bodies go through changes that can impact the way we live day to day. For seniors, one of the biggest issues can be a decline in manual dexterity. This can make simple tasks like opening a jar or buttoning a shirt much more difficult and can even lead to falls and other injur...[READ MORE]