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6 Effects of Poor Nutrition on Aging Adults in Rhode Island
6 Effects of Poor Nutrition on Aging Adults in Rhode Island
By Patricia Schumacher, 9:00 am on September 15, 2017

The body inevitably changes with age, losing bone mass and body tissue. While most seniors experience these things to some degree, the changes of aging are compounded for seniors with poor nutrition. Here are six effects of poor nutrition in the elderly and some ways to alleviate these effects.  1….

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Prevent Dowager's Hump in Rhode Island, TN
Prevent Dowager's Hump in Rhode Island, TN
By Patricia Schumacher, 9:00 am on August 25, 2017

Dowager’s hump is a lump that can form at the base of the neck, and it is particularly common among seniors. Though this sort of hump is not technically painful, it tends to push the neck forward and contribute to shoulder, neck, and upper back discomfort. Since it can be…

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Dating in the Senior Years Is Different in Rhode Island, TN
Dating in the Senior Years Is Different in Rhode Island, TN
By Patricia Schumacher, 9:00 am on August 11, 2017

The senior years bring many changes that often lead older adults to consider getting back into the dating game. Whether a senior has lost a spouse or has experienced a divorce, seeking a new companion can prevent feelings of isolation. However, seniors often discover a few things have changed since…

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Books for Seniors Living with Dementia in Rhode Island, TN
Books for Seniors Living with Dementia in Rhode Island, TN
By Patricia Schumacher, 9:00 am on July 28, 2017

Many seniors with dementia are aware of the memory issues and cognitive decline they face, so they end up having to manage a lot of emotional stress as well. The right type of book can comfort seniors as they manage their dementia and enhance their quality of life. If you…

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Leisure Activities for Older Adults Living in Rhode Island, TN
Leisure Activities for Older Adults Living in Rhode Island, TN
By Patricia Schumacher, 9:00 am on July 14, 2017

Rhode Island seniors who take part in regular leisure activities can enrich their lives in many ways. Participating in such activities is exciting, and it can also enhance a senior’s mind, body, and outlook on life. Check out the following five local leisure activities that seniors will truly enjoy. 1….

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Underrated Yet Nutritious Veggies for Seniors in Rhode Island, TN
Underrated Yet Nutritious Veggies for Seniors in Rhode Island, TN
By Patricia Schumacher, 9:00 am on June 30, 2017

Some people claim veggies like kale are overrated. While these trendy foods do offer many health benefits, they are not the only things your senior loved one should eat. Here is a list of underrated veggies that offer several health benefits. Make sure your loved one eats as many of…

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Small Things in Life Seniors Should Appreciate in Rhode Island, TN
Small Things in Life Seniors Should Appreciate in Rhode Island, TN
By Patricia Schumacher, 9:00 am on June 16, 2017

Learning to appreciate the little things brings greater enjoyment at every stage in life. Seniors should also learn to savor those special moments that make life amazing. Here are a few simple strategies they should incorporate into the day for overall happiness. Compliment Someone Else’s Kindness Focusing on negativity increases…

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Why Aging Adults Should Take Up Yoga in Rhode Island, TN
Why Aging Adults Should Take Up Yoga in Rhode Island, TN
By Patricia Schumacher, 9:00 am on May 26, 2017

As seniors age, it is important they continue to exercise on a regular basis. Exercising is a great way to prevent a variety of illnesses, including osteoporosis, heart disease, diabetes, and more. Seniors can face a variety of challenges as they age, many of which can be mitigated with the…

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How to Create New Friendships Past 65 in Rhode Island, TN
How to Create New Friendships Past 65 in Rhode Island, TN
By Patricia Schumacher, 9:00 am on May 12, 2017

Friends are important at every age, and the golden years offer more time to connect with new people. However, it is normal for seniors to be slightly confused about how to find new friends, especially when they used to connect with people based on careers or family needs. Seniors can…

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Big Concerns for Aging Adults with Cerebral Palsy in Rhode Island, TN
Big Concerns for Aging Adults with Cerebral Palsy in Rhode Island, TN
By Patricia Schumacher, 9:00 am on April 28, 2017

Seniors who have cerebral palsy often manage a range of symptoms, including depression and muscle weakness. If your loved one has cerebral palsy, learning more about the disease and its effects is the first step to finding the right treatments. If your elderly loved one needs help maintaining healthy habits,…

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