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September: Healthy Aging Month

Healthy Aging Month is every September. It’s a perfect time to reflect on how we can live well and improve our mental, physical, emotional, and financial health. Establishing and maintaining healthy habits, can prepare us for not only longevity, but aging well. It’s true that you’re never too old to try something new. Decide what you … Continue reading

Senior Nutrition: What’s on the Plate?

As we age, our nutrient requirements change. Our metabolism also slows down, so we need fewer calories than we once did. So, it’s more important than ever to choose foods that offer the best nutritional value. Remembering the 50-25-25 rule can be helpful. An older adult’s plate should include the following nutrients: 50% fruits and … Continue reading

Encouraging Good Sleep Habits in the Elderly

It is said that we sleep for a third of our lives. That alone shows how necessary sleep is for our body. But, as time goes by and our bodies age, our sleep patterns change. Older adults may find that they fall sleep and wake up earlier than they used to. Other adults have difficulty … Continue reading

Tips on Looking After Your Mental Health

To get the best out of life, you need to look after your health. This includes physical and mental wellness. As a trusted provider of Home Care in Pingree Grove, Illinois, we’ve provided the following tips for your mental health: Don’t suppress your emotions Many people are quick to move on from feelings of disappointment, doubt, … Continue reading

Promoting Elders’ Positive Mood While Sheltered at Home

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought significant change to our daily lives. Activities and social gatherings have been cancelled or moved to a virtual platform. Travel and even local visits with extended family have been minimized. This is particularly challenging for seniors, since 1. they are vulnerable to the illness and are being extra cautious, and … Continue reading

Ways to Stay Protected Against Coronavirus

If you are worried about COVID-19, also commonly called coronavirus, you are not alone. Many people, in fact, are alarmed by its quick spread across the globe. Since things can change rapidly and there is conflicting news, you may have a hard time knowing how to keep yourself and your loved ones safe from this … Continue reading