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Healthy New Year’s Resolutions

Senior Tips and Ideas: Healthy New Year’s Resolutions

Senior Tips and Ideas: With the New Year upon us, we often like to reflect on the previous year and what we can do to better our upcoming one. How was 2017 for you? Did you spend enough time doing the things you enjoyed? What do you hope to accomplish this year and what are you going to do to make 2018 count? 

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The Difference Properly Installed Grab Bars Make

Senior Home Safety in Havana FL: Properly Installed Grab Bars

Early in the morning Maria crawled out of bed and was set to get ready for the day. At 78, she had been feeling her age lately. It had become more difficult just to get up and down the stairs and out of bed. She wished things were different, but they weren’t. She was grateful…

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The Most Underutilized Supplement for Older Individuals

Senior Nutrition and Wellness: The Most Underutilized Supplement for Older Individuals

Senior Nutrition and Wellness: Creatine has been a staple for athletes and bodybuilders for decades. It’s been proven to help improve the effects of resistance training such as more lean mass, better strength gains, and overall improved muscle function. Creatine is a fuel source that is used for very short durations of physical exertion. The body relies on several different energy sources.

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Do This Around Meal Time and Lose Fat – Part 2

Senior Nutrition & Wellness: Do This Around Meal Time and Lose Fat - Part 2

Senior Nutrition & Wellness: Last weeks part 1 focused on cinnamon, apple cider vinegar, protein, and almonds. Hopefully, you’ve given these dietary additions a try and will slowly start seeing some positive results. Being able to change your habits over the long term will make your weight loss more consistent and sustainable. Hopefully, you found the pointers helpful and in this week’s part 2 we’ll keep examining a few more tricks you can implement to seamlessly consume fewer calories or get a more favorable response from the food you eat.

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Do This Around Meal Time and Lose Fat – Part 1.

Senior Nutrition & Wellness: Do This Around Meal Time and Lose Fat - Part 1.

Senior Nutrition & Wellness: Counting calories can be tedious, inaccurate, and not the solution for weight loss for some people. Most everyone would like to lose a few or many pounds for health, vanity, and various reasons. Most people are successful in the short term and then slowly regain their lost weight. The key is to find a deeply ingrained habit that aligns with your fitness goals. Making changes to your daily routine can be hard and most interventions don’t stick for the long term. Having to rely on motivation to reach your goals is not a long-term solution. Motivation fades over time and that is where a solid habit will keep you on pace.

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Can Dishonorably Discharged Veterans Get Benefits Through the VA?

Care for Aging Veterans in Perry FL: Character of Discharge

This is an important question that needs to be addressed. When a person is dishonorably discharged from the United States military, most people would immediately assume they are no longer eligible for any type of benefit through the VA. This could include the Aid and Attendance Benefit. However, there are provisions that allow some benefits.…

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Benefits of Strength Training for Seniors

Senior Nutrition & Wellness: Benefits of Strength Training for Seniors

Senior Nutrition & Wellness: Strength training is very important for all populations and especially for seniors. Getting older can make a lot of chores and daily tasks a lot more difficult due to a common decrease in strength. There are many ways that you can fight this decrease in strength, maintain as much independence as possible, and live a much more fulfilling life. Staying strong makes everything easier. Walking up the stairs, taking the trash out, buying groceries, fixing things around the house, helping friends move, cleaning up your house, and so on and so on. This is directly affected by how strong and physically capable you are.

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