Month: February 2019

Exercises For Senior Citizens To Keep Active and Healthy

The older you get, the more important strength, agility, power, and lean mass become in maintaining your health. Most seniors expect strength and all the other elements of physical ability to decrease but exercise is good for just about everyone, including senior citizens. There are four different types of exercises:  Aerobic, or endurance, activities to …

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Reminiscence therapy

Reminiscence therapy is a form of therapy that can be used to support elderly patients. This form of treatment engages the use of senses—sight, smell, taste, touch, sound—to help people with dementia recall memories and past events. Photographs and music can act as catalysts that help access pockets of intact long-term memories. Reminiscence therapy centers …

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Seniors and Traveling

Good news for seniors who enjoy traveling but find the logistics overwhelming: senior tours can provide a solution. Senior tours are designed for people over the age of 60. They feature day trips with smaller groups, greater flexibility, a leisurely pace and comfortable accommodations. For seniors with some health issues, these tours may be ideal. …

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Swimming and the Elderly

Did you know that swimming may be the ideal form of exercise for the elderly? Swimming has many recognized health benefits and can lead to improved heart health, reduced risk of osteoporosis, increased flexibility, and improved muscle strength. Because swimming is a low impact activity, seniors can gain strength without risking injury. Many other forms …

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