Myths and Facts About Parkinson's Disease

Posted by Christina Trentham on May 24, 2024 8:00:00 AM | 2 minute read

Parkinson's disease is a progressive nervous system disorder that affects movement. The disease occurs when nerve cells in the brain gradually break down or die. These neurons produce dopamine, a chemical messenger that helps regulate movement. When dopamine levels drop, it leads to the symptoms of Parkinson's. 

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Topics: Senior Health

5 Ways to Stimulate Brain Activity for Seniors

Posted by Senior Solutions Management Group on Jan 16, 2024 9:37:59 AM | 2 minute read

The human brain, like other parts of the body, requires regular exercise to stay healthy and strong. Engaging in brain-stimulating activities is especially crucial for older adults as it can help enhance cognitive functions and improve memory retention. 

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Healthy Winter Eating Tips for Seniors

Posted by Senior Solutions Management Group on Nov 15, 2023 9:00:00 AM | 3 minute read

Focusing on good nutrition is important throughout the year. However, it is especially important during the winter season when cold weather and longer days can impact a senior’s health and well-being. Factors like being isolated in the home, having difficulty preparing meals, issues chewing or swallowing food and loss of appetite can make it very challenging for seniors to get the proper nutrition they need to lead a healthy lifestyle. 

Eating a well-balanced diet during the winter months can help seniors maintain a healthy weight, promote healthy glucose levels, boost energy levels and strengthen their immune systems to fight off viruses, like the cold and flu. The following strategies can help older adults maintain optimal health this winter.  

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Topics: Holidays, Nutrition, Senior Health

How Wearable Technology Can Help Seniors and Caregivers

Posted by Senior Solutions Management Group on Oct 31, 2023 11:46:22 AM | 2 minute read

Wearable technology is a broad term that includes any electronic device that is worn on the body. Common devices include fitness trackers, like a Fitbit or a smartwatch. Other products include pendants worn around the neck or technology that is embedded into clothing. While younger generations have readily adopted this technology, today’s seniors are also embracing wearable devices to enhance health, increase safety and take control of their mental and physical wellbeing like never before.  

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Topics: Activities, Senior Health

Benefits of Music Therapy for Seniors

Posted by Senior Solutions Management Group on Aug 14, 2023 8:00:00 AM | 2 minute read

For many of us, music is a meaningful form of entertainment and relaxation. But did you know that it can also provide powerful therapeutic benefits as well? Music therapy for aging adults has become increasingly popular in recent years. It’s no wonder that many senior living communities have included this type of therapy as a part of their holistic wellness plan to help residents restore and maintain their physical, mental, social and emotional well-being. 

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Topics: Senior Health

When is the Right Time to Move into Assisted Living?

Posted by Christina Trentham on May 15, 2023 8:00:00 AM | 2 minute read

Thinking about moving yourself or a loved one into assisted living? This decision can be difficult and emotional, not only for seniors, but also for close friends and family members. Today’s assisted living communities are great options for seniors who need a little extra support with daily tasks in a safe, caring environment.

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Topics: Senior Living Decisions, Senior Health

Eye Health for Seniors

Posted by Senior Solutions Management Group on May 1, 2023 7:00:00 AM | 2 minute read

As we get older, our bodies experience many physical changes, and our vision is no exception. Age-related eye problems can affect a senior’s quality of life, lead to loss of independence and increase the risk of injuries and falls.  In honor of Vision Health Month this May, here are some simple precautions older adults can take to maintain optimum eye health in their senior years.

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Topics: Nutrition, Health, Senior Health

Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle in Retirement

Posted by Senior Solutions Management Group on Apr 25, 2023 11:49:45 AM | 2 minute read

Your retirement years are an exciting time in life. After years of working, you can finally make time for the things and people you love the most. An important part of living your retirement to the fullest is taking care of your body and mind. Whether you are just entering retirement, or you’ve been retired for years, here are some simple ways to ensure you enjoy a healthy, happy life in your golden years.

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Topics: Activities, Health, Senior Health

Tips for Staying Safe and Healthy During the Winter Months

Posted by Senior Solutions Management Group on Feb 15, 2023 11:39:00 AM | 2 minute read


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Topics: Safety, Senior Health

Overcoming Loneliness for Seniors

Posted by Senior Solutions Management Group on Jan 16, 2023 8:00:00 AM | 2 minute read


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Topics: Senior Health, Social Wellness

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