Health

4 Subtle Signs That Your Aging Parent Needs Help, and What to Do Next

By Lydia Chan ~ Are you worried about a senior loved one living alone? It’s not always easy to know when an aging parent needs help. Most seniors relish their independence and do everything they can to protect it, including hiding signs they’re struggling to get by alone.

Older Americans Are More at Risk for Health Issues Related to Social Isolation and Loneliness during Holidays

By Dr. Todd Wisser, Internal Medicine Physician with New West Physicians ~ We’re heading into the holiday season, which is often embraced as a time to get together with friends and family to celebrate traditional holidays. However, what can be a joyous time for some, may be difficult for older adults who are more vulnerable […]

Ways to Ward Off the Winter Blues and Stay Well This Holiday Season

Tips for taking care of your mental and emotional health from the Denver Department of Public Health & Environment ~ DENVER – For many, the holidays are a time of joy and celebration. For others, the holiday season brings an increase in stress and feelings of anxiety, frustration, tiredness, or loneliness. Studies show that nearly […]

Quarter of Over 50s Less Active Than Pre-Pandemic

New Report Calls For National Programme To Boost Older Adult Health ~ A new report into the health of older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic has been launched by The Physiological Society and Centre for Ageing Better.

The Future of Balance Improvement and Aging Well

New stages of life come with new challenges. When it comes to having confidence in our everyday activities, our balance can play a large part. Balance is what keeps us steady, and allows us to move freely and independently. When our balance is off-center, this affects the way we move and we may start to […]

Consider Food Sensitivities When Making Your Holiday Menu This Year

By Dr. Chad Larson Advisor and Consultant on Clinical Consulting Team for Cyrex Laboratories ~ When it comes to your health and the holidays, family gatherings and home-cooked feasts can take a toll on more than just your waistline. Factors such as stress and indulgent treats, exacerbated by cold and flu season, can strain your immune system at a […]

8 Foods That Fight Wrinkles

You’ve heard it a million times before: You are what you eat. And in regards to your skin, that old adage is especially true. “Good skin relies on an adequate supply of essential nutrients,” says certified nutritionist and dietician Nicolette Pace. “Some studies indicate that it is indeed possible to delay aging and get an […]

November is Men’s Health Awareness Month

By Dr. Matthew Husa, Chief Medical Officer, UnitedHealthcare of Colorado ~ Health for men looks a little different compared to women, especially when it comes to risk factors for certain health conditions. Thanks to new advancements in screenings and recommendations, technology is helping prevent certain conditions and is keeping more men healthy longer.

Diagnosis and Treatment of Venous Eczema

Venous eczema, often referred to as gravitational eczema or stasis eczema is a skin condition affecting approximately 20 percent of adults over 70. Venous eczema can also occur in younger people if they have a genetic predisposition to varicose veins. If left untreated, the skin can break down to form ulcers. I have treated many […]

Senior-High Launches First Website Specifically for Seniors Seeking Information on Cannabis

The site offers resources to help Active Adults better understand how cannabis can help relieve their ailments ~ Rancho Mirage, CA, September 8, 2021 — Senior-High, Inc., a woman-owned health and wellness company that advocates for safe and effective cannabis products for seniors, has officially opened its website at www.senior-high.com. The site, which incorporates larger fonts […]

The Mindful Path – Winnie the Pooh

By Marilyn Halpern, LSW, MSW ~ “Life is a journey to be experienced, not a problem to be solved.” Winnie the Pooh The beloved children’s literature classic “Winnie the Pooh” debuted 95 years ago, on October 14, 1926. The book has remained in print for generations of grandparents, parents, and children to appreciate. The gentle […]

World Heart Day: Know the life-saving signs and symptoms

Signs And Symptoms Of A Heart Attack: A heart attack happens when there is a sudden and complete blockage of an artery that supplies blood to an area of the heart. If you have any of these signs or symptoms or see them in someone else, call 9-1-1 and seek medical attention right away.

Health Tips to Reduce Risks of Age-Related Eye Diseases

September is Healthy Aging Month ~ NEW YORK (September 03, 2021) — As people age, they are at higher risk for certain eye diseases and conditions that can cause low vision and impact quality of life. These include age-related macular degeneration (AMD), cataract, diabetic retinopathy, and glaucoma. September is Healthy Aging Month and a great time […]

Flu Shots Now Available at CVS Pharmacy® and MinuteClinic®

Nearly three quarters of Americans say they plan to get a flu shot this year, with 45 percent planning on getting their vaccine at a retail pharmacy ~ WOONSOCKET, R.I. — CVS Health (NYSE: CVS) is reminding Americans that as the country continues to deal with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic it is more important […]

A fall is a serious event. The ramifications are many, both physical and psychological

According to the CDC, adults over 65 have a 25% greater risk of falling than younger people. It is thought that if someone falls once, their risk of falling again doubles. Care is often required after a fall, which raises the issue of loss of independence, a significant concern affecting so many older adults.


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