Monthly Archives: August 2016

Aug 29, 2016

National Senior Citizens Day

2016-08-29T16:17:24-04:00August 29th, 2016|News|

Celebrate National Senior Citizens Day with your senior loved ones! This occasion is annually observed on August 21st, and it recognizes contributions that senior citizens make in communities across the United States. The day was also created to raise awareness of social, economic, and health issues affecting senior citizens. Former President Ronald Reagan declared August 21st to [...]

Aug 24, 2016

Multiple Sclerosis Facts

2016-08-24T16:02:04-04:00August 24th, 2016|News|

Multiple Sclerosis, or MS, is a somewhat common disease. It sounds awful, doesn’t it? The truth is, MS really is a disease that you need to know about. If you are the family of a senior with MS or concerned about the risk for MS, read below for information, courtesy of Champion Brevard Home Health Care in [...]

Aug 17, 2016

Impact of Isolation on Seniors

2016-08-17T13:44:41-04:00August 17th, 2016|Elderly Senior Care, Senior Living|

Seniors who live alone and don’t venture out into the community are often at higher risk for developing health problems and depression. Isolation is a serious health issue for seniors. Lonely seniors have greater incidences of obesity, cardiac disease, high blood pressure, depression, and diabetes than their more social peers. Below are some ways to prevent factors [...]

Aug 8, 2016

Senior Arcades

2016-08-08T17:06:40-04:00August 8th, 2016|Senior Health Care, Senior Living|

Arcades are games for kids, right? Not just kids anymore! Many seniors are finding arcades have considerable therapeutic value. There is a difference in atmosphere for senior arcades compared to kid ones. Senior arcades are not overrun by packs of children. They are refitted specifically for the elderly. For seniors, prizes match the new intended player base [...]

Aug 1, 2016

Energy Boosting Tips for Seniors

2016-08-01T14:10:36-04:00August 1st, 2016|Senior Health Care, Senior Living|

Some days you feel more energy than other days. Aging brings with it many challenges, including muscle stiffness and loss of energy. However, sometimes exhaustion is also related to diet, activity levels, and mood. Seniors will especially benefit from improved nutrition and activity. For more energy and a better feeling of health overall, read and incorporate into [...]