Category Archives: Diet and Fitness

Hunger and the Elderly

The average life expectancy for Americans is now 78.8 years. For women, it’s even greater (81.2 yrs.). As we live longer, it makes sense that we would want to age…

Relaxation Self-Care

Relaxation and Self care are critical to Caregiver’s physical and mental well-being. Here are a few ways to help improve both: Muscle relaxation – Focus on tensing and then relaxing…

Senior Eats: Healthy Granola Bars

Age, nutrition, and health are interrelated. We must maintain an excellent diet to keep our body, mind and spirit in balance. At-risk populations, such as seniors, elderly, those with special…

Holiday Caregiver Tips for Seniors and Children

As a season of celebrations is upon us, many holiday caregivers wonder how to involve your loved one in holiday preparations? All of us want to feel useful, and we…

Healthy Summer Recipes for Seniors

Diets for seniors can get limited over the years for a number of reasons. Health issues may prevent these seniors from enjoying foods that they have their whole lives. And…

Ways to Exercise and Stay Active At Home

A lot of people are homebound for most of their days. It can be easy to fall into a trap of feeling like there’s nothing they can do but sit…

5 Basic Yoga Techniques to Reduce Stress

Yoga is an excellent way to stay in shape, and for everyone to relieve stress. Older people may feel that yoga can be too difficult for them at times. The…

Growing Importance of Diet and Nutrition for the Elderly

Of all the concerns that people have as they age, physical health has to be at the top of the list. The world population of elderly people is estimated to…