Flu season can be treacherous for many, as the CDC predicts that anywhere from 9 million to nearly 50 million people will develop the illness during its season (October to May). However, immunity, our body’s defense system, tends to get weaker with age.
With over 40 million Americans dealing with some form of depression or anxiety, mental wellness is gaining a national and global spotlight. Depression isn’t the only thing that concerns mental wellness, though. Living a mentally healthy life can improve your overall happiness, productivity, coping skills, and your ability to make a positive impact on your community and the world around you.
Winter can be an especially dangerous time for seniors due to the low temperatures, and hazardous weather the season can bring. Senior Solutions Management Group wants to ensure you know what to look out for, and how to stay ahead of the weather.
If your parent or loved one lives in a different state, it can be difficult for them to connect with family as you likely do not see each other often. If you’re unable to spend the holiday season together, it can be even tougher on you and your loved one. While being apart for the holidays can be difficult, there are plenty of gifts for seniors that can help them stay connected with family!
At Senior Solutions Management Group, we understand the benefits of leading a socially active life and the importance of building relationships. Friends can support you through tough times, but they can also provide you with a plethora of health benefits - some you may not even realize.
Many families and caregivers are unaware of what respite care services are and the benefits they offer. With informal caregiving growing rapidly, respite care services are something many can utilize to avoid caregiver burnout.
Deciding to move at any point in your life can be a challenging time. In fact, experts consider it one of the top five most stressful life events. Though the process may be stressful, it can be one of the best ways to start a new chapter and yield fantastic new experiences.
Your retirement years should be a time for you to relax and enjoy yourself. However, homeownership woes can bog down and bring unnecessary stress to your life. With home maintenance, upkeep, and unexpected bills, owning a home as an older adult can hinder your retirement experience. This is one of the reasons why senior living apartments are becoming increasingly popular.
There comes a time in every life when the working years come to an end, and we can finally take a breath and relax. Nicknamed “The Golden Years” by many, it’s supposed to be a time for only our best experiences. While it is good to enter this stage of life with nothing but optimism and opportunity, it isn’t immune to its own set of trials that could at first seem intimidating.
With promising research being done, we are learning more and more about Alzheimer’s disease daily. There are many risk factors for the development of Alzheimer’s disease, including genetic factors, but we can pinpoint specific behaviors or lifestyle choices that can further the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. Senior Solutions Management Group knows the severity of this disease, and that’s why we would like to share a few tips on recognizing Alzheimer’s disease risk factors.