Understanding Challenging Behaviors in Dementia Clients

A study from Columbia University estimates that roughly 10% of adults over age 65 in the United States have dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. While the number may not sound particularly high, put it into perspective: 10% is the same as one in 10 individuals. At this number, it is likely that if you don’t know […]

Outdoor Safety Tips for Seniors

Outdoor activities are a major part of life in Arizona. Whether you are a hiker, golfer, or just someone who likes to take long walks, it’s important you take steps to stay safe while doing so. Remember these outdoor safety tips for seniors when you head outside, especially as we approach the hottest time of […]

Easy Earth Day Activities for Seniors

In the 20th century, it became increasingly apparent how important it was to respect the earth we live on. This was one of the primary reasons Earth Day was created, and since its conception in 1970, it has become one of the most popular secular observances in the world. Earth Day is a fantastic opportunity […]

How Technology Can Improve Senior Living

In the past 100 years alone, the world has seen incredible advancements in technology. From telephones only being able to connect you to a neighbor, to essentially carrying small computers with us wherever we go, it is truly incredible to see how our lives have changed thanks to technology. The advancements in technology extend far […]

Easy Ways for Seniors to Reduce Stress

No matter who we are or what profession we hold, stress is something we are bound to experience at some point or another. The sensation is never a welcome one, but stress really becomes a serious problem when it occurs over extended periods of time. Chronic stress can lead to health concerns, which is a […]

How to Fight Springtime Allergies

No matter where you live in the world, springtime brings on a new onslaught of allergies for all who suffer from them. Allergies are disruptive at any age, but they can be even more severe as you age into older adulthood. This year, know how to fight springtime allergies so you can enjoy the season […]

The Importance of Quality Sleep for Seniors

Sleep is one of the rare bodily functions that scientists don’t completely understand quite yet. Though there is still much up in the air, one thing researchers do know is just how important it is to one’s overall bodily function. Sleep impacts how our heart pumps blood, our metabolism, our brain function, and more. With […]

Staying Mentally Young

Staying “mentally young” doesn’t refer to acting as a child. What it means, instead, is staying mentally sharp and healthy as you age. Our cognitive skills start to deteriorate as we age, but there are things we can do to combat it. Between brain activities and improved health habits, making a few simple lifestyle changes […]

Making New Friends as a Senior

As we age, it is common to find ourselves less connected to the friendships that once brought us so much joy and comfort. But this does not have to be the case. February is International Friendship Month—a celebration designed to honor those relationships not bound by blood, but by choice. Whether lifetime friends or recent […]

Hobbies for Seniors this Winter

Winter in Arizona is one of the primary reasons people move to the state. Our temperatures average out at about a high of 60 and a low of about 40. While this is far more temperate than most of the United States, rain and wind can make our weather a bit frigid for seniors. If […]