“I Think I Can” – Promoting Independence for Seniors at Home

Independence for Seniors

As you progress through the varied phases of your life, your levels of independence can take on different meanings. They can be bigger stages, such as moving out of your parents’ home or getting married, or smaller stages, like accomplishing tasks you thought you couldn’t do. Then later, as you age, independence takes on another form – having the option … Read More

Stay at Home—How Home Care Promotes Senior Independence

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There truly is no place like home, and the great majority of seniors age 65 and over, 90 percent as reported by AARP, wish to age in place in their own homes as they age. But how does that impact senior independence? While the desire to remain at home as opposed to moving to an assisted living facility is rather … Read More

The Scientific Importance of Social Activities for Seniors

The Scientific Importance of Social Activities for Seniors

It seems intuitive to some people that interacting socially with others elevates wellbeing by maintaining connections to other people’s experiences, beliefs, problems, humor, opinions, and a host of other human happenings. Now, scientific studies are displaying the benefits of social activities for seniors that could boost the wellness of the brain and the body. The results point clearly to the … Read More

California Senior Care Services Keep Seniors Sharp by Enhancing Socialization

California Senior Care Services

It’s a fact: remaining social later in life can be instrumental in fighting dementia. Seniors who maintain a social lifestyle have a 70 percent reduction in their rate of cognitive decline, compared to their less social peers, according to a study by the Rush University Medical Center. But with less friends nearby, and increasing health concerns, we know it can … Read More

Startling Link Between Socialization and Health

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There’s nothing like the warm feeling of spending time with a close friend or family member, and there’s no question that a friendly visit with a loved one can boost your mood and morale. But surprisingly, socialization – or lack of it – can also impact our physical health. Staying Social Reduces Risk of Disability A Rush University Medical Center … Read More