seniors

Seniors Hearing Loss: Treat It Or Ignore It, That Is The Question

Seniors hearing loss statistics are grim. According to the National Institute on Deafness (NIDCD), hearing loss in seniors is one of the most common conditions affecting elderly adults. Approximately 33% of seniors between the ages of 65 and 74 suffer from hearing loss, and 50% of seniors aged 75+ have difficulty hearing. Hearing loss impairs…

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Arginine Helps Slow Down The Aging Process, Strengthens Heart Function

Arginine, or L-arginine, is an amino acid that occurs in foods such as dairy, fish, poultry, and other meats. It is a building block of protein. Research studies show that it can improve cardiovascular function, lower cholesterol levels, and lower high blood pressure. In addition, the body uses arginine to help build muscle and to rebuild tissue.  …

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Facebook, YouTube Rated Most Popular Media Websites By Seniors

Facebook and YouTube rate as the most favorable social media web sites by senior citizens. These seniors, age 65 and older, also enjoy social media, according to according to Pew Research.   The statistics breakdown further shows that forty-one percent of seniors said they use Facebook, while 40% said they use YouTube. The next most-used…

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Falls Prevention, How To Keep Your Aged Loved One Safe

A falls prevention protocol should be in place if you have an aged loved one living on their own. A aging parent or grandparent, is extremely susceptible to falling. Insuring that their home or apartment is obstacle free is the key to staying healthy. Alarmingly, the CDC  says that every twenty minutes a senior citizens…

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June 2018 Is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, Get Educated

June 2018 has been designated by the Alzheimer’s Association of America as Alzheimer’s Awareness Month.       June 2018: Spotlight On Ravages of Alzheimer’s Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive brain disorder that slowly destroys memory and thinking skills. Eventually, the ability to carry out the simplest tasks becomes impossible. In most people with…

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