Controlling Sweet and Salty Cravings in Seniors

The tongue's taste buds detect four tastes: sweet, salty, sour, and bitter. As we get older, the fewer taste buds we have and the less sensitive they become. In our prime, we have between 10,000 and 15,000 taste buds. By age 70, many seniors have lost two out of three, so the sense of taste declines... Read More
Controlling Sweet and Salty Cravings in Seniors

Seniors and Skin Health

Preventing serious skin conditions in the elderly It is very important that the elderly take care of their skin because they are more susceptible to skin infection and skin disease due to the changes that take place to skin as we age. It becomes less supple, thinner and dryer. It injures easier and... Read More
Seniors and Skin Health

Am I Too Old for Yoga? 6 Yoga Poses That Age Well

You can do yoga at any age -- really! It's just a matter of picking what type of yoga you do and working within your abilities. It might even help you age better, keeping you flexible and building strength through low impact moves. “We lose about a half-pound of muscle per year for each year we’... Read More
Am I Too Old for Yoga? 6 Yoga Poses That Age Well

Assisted Living Homes vs. Home Care: How to Decide – Part 2

Tips to Help You Choose Even if you thoroughly understand the details of how assisted living homes and in-home care work, that does not mean this is an easy decision. This is an important step in your life or the life of your loved one, and you want to make sure you make the right choice. These tip... Read More
Assisted Living Homes vs. Home Care: How to Decide – Part 2