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Author Archives: Jill Gartz

How to Beat the Heat and Stay Safe

July and August are typically the hottest months of the year. People must practice ‘beating the heat’ and staying safe during this time. Individuals over the age of 65 are more prone to heat-related health problems. Sudden temperature changes, chronic medical conditions, and prescription medications can all affect an older person’s ability to cope with […]

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Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

Caring for a family member or friend who has Alzheimer’s disease can be rewarding but very challenging, too.  With a bit of patience, however, there are steps you can take to make life more enjoyable for both of you.

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Summer Activities for Seniors

Summer is the perfect time to head outdoors. There are many fun activities for every age, including seniors, to enjoy.

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The Benefits of Water Exercises for Seniors

Splashing in a pool is not only for kids but senior citizens too. We don’t mean cannonballs or flips, but simple water exercises that are fun and can improve your health. Water offers natural resistance and is easy on the joints. It’s the perfect way to add physical activity to a daily routine.

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