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Matters of the Heart in Senior Housing

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, the month February is the undisputed caretaker for matters of the heart. Chocolate, roses, and Cupid’s arrows seem to come to mind when thinking of this month. But what about the other matters of the heart? Let’s look at the few physical ones that keep a heart healthy and strong.

Fall Risk is Higher for Those with Cognitive Impairment: How to Avoid Falls

By Institute of Aging It’s no secret that as we age, we become increasingly at risk of falling, and fall-related injuries are more dangerous for older adults. What researchers recently learned, however, is potentially significant: a definitive link between cognitive slowing and fall risk, and an opportunity to provide better care for those living with dementia.

Anxiety in the Elderly: Symptoms and Restorative Strategies

By Institute on Aging When her grandfather gets out of bed and is unable to fall asleep for hours at night, Stella knows that he is struggling with anxiety. Sometimes his heart will race, and he’ll be preoccupied with the noises he hears outside, concerned about whether the doors are locked and the house is

Simple Tips for Eating Well

By Cheryl Toner, MS, RDN on behalf of the National Council of Aging There are few things in life as comforting and nourishing as food, but it can be controversial and confusing, too. It’s so essential to life one would think common sense is the main ingredient in making food choices, and common sense—along with