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. How Much Water Do You Really Need?

    During the summer -- and even year-round -- our bodies crave water. There's no way to live without it. But just how much do we really need every day to stay healthy? The answer can get complicated. "It's hard to find an exact amount because it's variable based on your age, where you live, whether it…Read More

  3. Digital Trends: Improving Senior Health Through Tech

    The information Highway can be bring beneficial Fitness/Wellness programs conveniently, into your home With the growing focus on health holidays such as National Senior Health & Fitness Day- an observance day that’s been held on May 30 for the last 25 years encouraging seniors to take contro…Read More

  4. Keeping Seniors Safe At Home

    The decision has been made to keep your aging parent at home a little while longer or they are living with you, but you cannot be there 24/7 and need to take a few safety precautions when you cannot be there. The chance of Falling is the premiere nemeses of aging men and women As 1 in 4 adults over…Read More

  5. 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

  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. Your Food Cravings Reveal the Nutrients Your Body Needs

    IDENTIFY YOUR CRAVINGS Craving potato chips or a piece of chocolate candy? A craving, even if you know the food you're longing for isn't good for you, can be a signal that your body is craving a particular nutrient contained in your food of choice. Here's a list of common cravings, and what your bod…Read More

  8. 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