Human to Human Connection – We All Need It

From a warm handshake to sympathetic hug, we crave real human contact, which is necessary for human beings to thrive and has emotional and physical health benefits. Physiologically, not having a social support system is actually a source of chronic stress for our bodies, which raises the risk of cardiovascular disease and other challenges to Read More

Being active and staying fit with chronic conditions

If it’s been a long while since your senior got up from their favorite TV-watching perch to exercise, then we have some tips for you. No excuses accepted, even if they grapple with chronic conditions such as type 2 diabetes, arthritis, osteoporosis or high cholesterol, or high blood pressure. Step one is easy: confer with Read More

Therapeutic & Relaxing Activities to Help Seniors De-Stress

The Effect of Stress on the Body Each age group is affected by stress differently. While the younger generations are more prone to feel stress in the form of panic attacks, irritability or sadness, seniors are more likely to experience chronic muscle aches and pains, headaches, chest pain, a pounding heart, sleeping difficulties, weight loss Read More