You can improve your quality of life drastically by staying active as you age, according to multiple studies on the health of senior citizens. Physical activity releases mood-boosting chemicals like dopamine and endorphins, supports bone and heart health, and decreases your risk of a damaging … [Read more...] about Benefits of Chair Exercises for Seniors
Osteoporosis can develop from several risk factors, such as family history and genetics to diet and nutrition, but does lack of calcium cause osteoporosis? Osteoporosis means “porous bone.” The texture of a healthy bone should be similar to a honeycomb under a microscope. When osteoporosis develops, … [Read more...] about Does a Lack of Calcium Cause Osteoporosis?
Diabetes is common. According to the American Diabetes Association, 34.2 million people (10.5% of the US population) had diabetes in 2018. This makes diabetes one of the leading causes of morbidity in the country. People with diabetes are at risk of serious complications, including limb amputation … [Read more...] about Diabetes Prevention and Tips for Managing It
Glaucoma affects roughly three million people in the United States. The risk of developing glaucoma in seniors is much greater than younger groups. Anyone over 60, individuals of African American descent who are over 40, and individuals who have diabetes or a familial history of glaucoma are up to … [Read more...] about Exercises to Slow Glaucoma
A year into a global pandemic it goes without saying that times have been hard, but if history has taught us anything, it is that when people come together, anything can be overcome. Truer words can not be said about the way Central Arkansas families, friends, and businesses have come together to … [Read more...] about May is Older Americans Month