How to Deal with Allergies

As you walk around your independent living facility, enjoying the weather, watch out for allergens.  Some people are affected by allergies worse than others, and those with a family history of allergies are at a higher risk of developing them.  Allergies are a major concern in the senior health space,...

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Elderly Insomnia: Causes and Treatment

Waking up tired occasionally is frustrating, but when it happens every night, you may be dealing with insomnia. Insomnia is a disorder where you have difficulty falling asleep or the inability to enjoy quality uninterrupted sleep. Most people need 7 or more hours of sleep a night. Sleeplessness can affect...

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Helping Seniors With Balance Issues

According to the statistics from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls might be more serious than you originally thought. In fact, it is the leading cause of injury and death from injury in seniors. Oftentimes balance issues are at the center of this problem, causing seniors to feel lightheaded...

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