Seniors have the opportunity to create a life based on good choices and the wisdom of their experiences. Focusing on what they want to get and give allows them to make choices and be open to surprises.
There are certain movements that a young and vital man like me takes for granted. Soon after I began working with older adults at the Duke Center for Living I learned about a new fitness test that I instantly became excited about: The Sitting to Rising Test. This test was the cat's pajamas.
When adult children and their parents are separated by miles, there is a lot of worry. One easy solution is retirement community living. The benefits for Mom and Dad are also benefits for adult children.
While seniors may be unhappy about hanging up the keys to the family vehicle, living in a retirement community makes it easier when that time comes. Consider these signs it may be time.
Motivating Mom and Dad to adopt exercise and healthy routines in retirement can be a challenge. Here are tips to help get them started.
"Let's head around the corner for the next exercise, Marty." I turned around and headed across the fitness floor at the Duke Center for Living, set up our equipment, and waited.The moments passed and I continued to wait.
Low magnesium levels are detrimental to senior health. Find out what low levels can cause for your senior loved ones and what foods are good sources of magnesium.
Overall health issues can be seen in the eyes of seniors. Watch for these 7 signs in your retirement-aged friends and family that could signal it's time to investigate with the doctor.
Quick changes can add new interest and energy to the environment in your retirement home. Get out of a rut or eliminate boredom with these 5 strategies.
At just 4-foot-10 and 93 years old, Evelyn Savitzky hardly acts her age, or her size. Savitzky, a former engineering librarian that helped work on the Hubble telescope, is the library director at Galloway Ridge at Fearrington.