One aspect of motivating seniors to engage with other residents in a senior living community is to provide ample opportunity for social connections. But these connections are so much more important for seniors than simply getting them to engage with others in the community. There are actually some health benefits to social relationships that you […]
Is Intermittent Fasting Safe for Elderly?
Taking care of your body and health is essential at every age, especially as you start aging. The elderly can benefit significantly from monitoring their diet and making good health decisions. A senior living community that focuses on wellness can help your overall health. Dieting and fasting can be complicated subjects, so intermittent fasting for […]
What Is the Best Treatment for Insomnia in Seniors?
Dealing with insomnia can be a difficult thing, and this is especially true as you get older. Struggling to sleep can make nights long and mornings frustrating. Those affected by insomnia may feel tired and sluggish throughout the day, just to repeat the cycle all over again. Many people deal with insomnia in their lives. […]
How to Motivate Seniors to Participate in Activities
Motivating & Encouraging Seniors Seniors need exercise and social activity to enrich their lives. But they might not always feel motivated to engage with social events or exercise routines. Motivation is a curious aspect of human nature, as many things can influence it. Every day we experience extrinsic and intrinsic motivation. For example, an external […]
What Is Safeguarding in Elderly Care?
The Villages of Murfreesboro believes that our country’s seniors deserve to grow older with dignity, honor, and respect. Sadly, research shows that many of our nation’s elders are abused and neglected. Safeguarding is a popular term in the United Kingdom that describes the necessary measures needed to protect an individuals’ health, well-being, and human rights, […]
What Are the 5 Worst Foods for Memory?
A healthy diet means so much more for the body than making sure your pants fit! The food we eat has a tremendous impact on our physical and mental wellbeing; every vitamin and mineral has a role to play in our overall health. Eating a healthy and varied diet is especially important for seniors. The […]
Healthy Eating for Seniors & Example Menus
Maintaining proper health and wellness is a key component to aging well. Eating healthy can improve your quality of life and keep you independent for longer. According to the CDC, 1 in 4 older Americans suffer from poor nutrition. This can have a serious effect on how you age. If you have poor nutrition, you […]