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Why Video Chat Is Vital for Keeping Seniors Connected

Senior Using Video Chat

During the global coronavirus pandemic, we as a nation have been forced to practice social distancing and other measures to protect our health and well-being. While this crisis has been challenging for all Americans, it has been especially difficult for our senior population.

Summertime Exercise Guidelines for Seniors

Seniors Jogging

Summer is here, and it’s the ideal time for seniors to go outdoors, enjoy some fresh air and get some exercise. Not only can exercise help you to feel great, it can also help you stay fit and reduce your health risks. 

 

More specifically, exercise has been shown to improve heart and lung function, reduce the risk of heart disease, decrease the chance of illness or death from all causes, decrease anxiety and depression, and even slow the aging process.

 

The New Blood Pressure Guidelines: What All Seniors Should Know!

Mixed Berries

For seniors, today is the perfect time to start monitoring their blood pressure. It’s also the ideal time for seniors to learn about the new blood pressure guidelines, which have changed significantly.

What you don’t know CAN hurt you, and the new blood pressure guidelines mean that many more Americans have high blood pressure than previously thought.

7 Ways for Seniors to Sleep Well During Daylight Saving Time

For many of us, daylight saving time offers the promise of longer days and more time spent outdoors in the warm sunshine of spring and summer. First conceived by Benjamin Franklin, daylight saving time was designed to extend the daylight hours so people could have more time to enjoy the more pleasant weather.

How Seniors Can Kick Start Their Fitness in the New Year

Seniors exercising

According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), regular exercise and fitness activities can help senior adults stay independent and prevent many health problems that come with age. And as seniors get older, an active fitness lifestyle becomes increasingly important to their health.

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