Your grip strength is an indication of your overall muscle strength. And low muscle mass is harmful for your immune system, cognition and more. Exercises can help.
5 Ways To Improve Your Brain Health and Lower Your Risk of Alzheimer’s
Keeping your body and mind active with physical and mental exercise can help lower your risk of dementia. Try these tips to keep your brain in good health.
Is It Still Safe for Your Aging Parent to Drive?
As our parents age, we become more worried about whether or not they should still be driving. Look for specific signs and learn how to approach the situation with your loved ones.
Aging in Place Modifications to Help Older Adults
Do you want to stay in your home as you grow older? If the answer is yes, follow these tips from a geriatric specialist to safely age in place.
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Improving balance is important as you begin to age. These exercises can help you improve your steadiness and prevent injuries from trips, slips and falls.
How to Safely Visit Older Relatives During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Visiting older family members during the pandemic is possible with thought, planning and preparation.
Is It Safe to Visit Grandparents if They’ve Gotten Their COVID-19 Vaccine?
When you’re deciding whether it’s safe to visit with elderly relatives who have been vaccinated against COVID-19, experts recommend considering your family’s unique circumstances and taking precautions to keep everyone safe.
How To Avoid Getting Frail As You Get Older
Developing frailty does not happen overnight. It takes years for frailty syndrome to develop as a consequence of low physical activity and weight loss. When it does develop, reversal is extremely difficult.
How Older Adults Can Stay on Track to Eat Healthy
Older adults are prone to experience shifts in their weight for many reasons. In fact, being underweight and undernourished is often a more frequent problem than being overweight in the elderly.
5 Small, Powerful Changes for Feeling Good After Age 65
You can make small changes in your life that make you feel like a million bucks. Even if you feel somewhat limited, whether by arthritis pain, circulation issues, or breathing problems, you can overcome many obstacles with a few simple adjustments. Find out how.