In the current climate with the dangers of COVID-19 becoming quite real, people are advised to practice social distancing in order to stop the disease's spread. Social distancing involves keeping a distance of six feet or more from other people. This is particularly important for seniors who are at the highest risk of experiencing severe illness due to the virus. If you are an older adult, it may be wisest for you to stay in and immediately around your home. With such a spatial restriction, though, what can you do to maintain your mental and physical wellness?
Look out for your elderly parents, family members, friends and neighbors. It could save their lives.
As people age, so does their immune system, increasing the risk from the COVID-19 coronavirus and other illnesses.
Colorado now has over 100 cases of COVID-19, and restrictions are being put in place for visits to senior care centers.
The census is coming, and seniors should remain vigilent for scams.
Babyboomers a taking multiple legal medications - which creates a risk of interactions and side effects.
Within the next decade, millions of baby boomers will need long-term care. Assisted living residences are the fast-growing option, but it may be difficult to find information to make the best choice.
Traveling after a certain age can be extremely rewarding. Learning about new cultures is one of the most interesting and beneficial things to do in life. When you're getting older, you may find yourself with the time and means to start seeing all the world has to offer. For your next trip, whether it's across state lines or overseas, check out these helpful tips for senior travelers since travel needs change throughout different life stages.
Tips for seniors from AARP.
(StatePoint) For many, the new year is about establishing goals for the year ahead. But where should you start? As we age, an increasing number of us link our emotional and physical well-being to our overall health. After all, you can't do the things you'd like if you aren't healthy.
With that in mind, Cigna and its Medicare Advantage (MA) fitness partner, the Silver&Fit Healthy Aging and Exercise Program, share these five tips to help older adults get fitter and stronger and be less stressed and happier in 2020: