1. WHY HIP FRACTURES IN THE ELDERLY ARE OFTEN A DEATH SENTENCE

    The news an elderly relative has broken a hip tends to sound alarm bells, perhaps more than breaking another bone would. That’s because a hip fracture dramatically increases an older person’s risk of death. One in three adults aged 50 and over dies within 12 months of suffering a hip fracture.…Read More

  2. Support for Senior Health & Fitness Needs

    Staying active in your senior years is an important part in preventing the risk for certain diseases or managing a pre-existing condition. Wednesday, May 30 is the 25th annual National Senior Health & Fitness Day®. The common goal for this day is to help keep older Americans healthy and fit. H…Read More

  3. What Happens When You Sleep?

    Actively Asleep Scientists used to think that people were physically and mentally inactive during sleep. But now they know that’s not the case. All night long, your body and brain do quite a bit of work that’s key for your health. There are two main types of sleep that we cycle in and out of whe…Read More

  4. Do Seniors Need To Eat Differently? (Part Two)

    In our first post about senior nutrition, we examined how senior nutrition changes over time and the specific macro and micronutrients that seniors need to increase as they age. In today’s post, we’ll continue looking at a couple more nutrition pieces, in addition to how seniors health affects t…Read More

  5. 5 Tips to Combat Senior Social Isolation

    If you are a baby-boomer or senior or If you’re trying to help an aging parent or loved one combat senior social isolation, consider these ways to help engage with others and community again. It doesn’t take much, but it will mean so much to your happiness and well-being. 1. Encourage  Hobbies …Read More

  6. 12 Myths About Aging and Exercise

    For many people, reaching the middle stages of life makes getting physical exercise more difficult. There are a few explanations for this perception: Most middle-aged and older people are busy managing full-time jobs and families, leaving less time for getting physically fit. The aging process often…Read More

  7. IF YOU’RE 50+, YOU STILL NEED TO EXERCISE

    Orlando Sentinel By:Mike Candelaria  March 21, 2018 Scaling down exercise is OK as you age, but don’t stop. And if you haven’t begun, heed the words of Elsie Sierra, 71: “You need to exercise.” Mike Napoli; has been running marathons and competing in Iron-man triathlons since his 30s. Typi…Read More