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Keeping Seniors Warm

As temperatures start to drop throughout winter, it becomes more important to make sure our beloved seniors are kept safe and warm. While you might believe that seniors are just characteristically warm-blooded, some science backs up elderly cold intolerance and their vulnerability to sudden temperature changes. As people age, their skin begins to lose elasticity […]

Sovrinti, Inc. Begins Pilot Program with Outreach Health

Sovrinti’s smart home sensing and data analytics provide Outreach Health with continuous Data of Daily Living to improve senior care at home. We seek to provide the most comprehensive and highest quality of outcome-based care and believe the Sovrinti system will help us achieve that goal for our clients.” — John David Ball Waco, Texas-based […]

Healthy Aging Month: How to Age in a Healthy Way

While September may indicate the beginning of fall for most, it also represents Healthy Aging Month. It’s essential to shed light on senior citizens and their health all year round, but it’s especially crucial during this time of year. Aging is inevitable and continues to affect us with every second passing by. If you’re a […]

Exciting Conversation Topics That Will Bring Seniors Joy

It is essential to develop a few key skills in holding conversations properly with older adults in these and many other situations. Studies show that older people face the highest rates of loneliness across all age groups. So, seniors value time conversing with other people engagingly, contributing to their overall well-being. This article outlines several […]

6 Exciting Activities for Seniors to Interact This Summer

This article addresses how seniors can widen their social interactions and engage more with the people and communities around them this summer. 1. Nurture Relationships in the Outdoors Some older people prefer to socialize outdoors, where they feel most at ease. Getting back into the swing of things is much easier when spending time in […]

Symptoms of Heat Stroke and Ways to Take Precaution

Older people are susceptible to the harmful effects of hot weather. According to a Climate Central analysis, 12,000 Americans die each year from heat-related causes, and over 80% are above 60. There is an increased risk of heat-related illness, such as heat exhaustion. Also, a potentially lethal condition known as heatstroke for older persons throughout […]

How to Keep Cool in Hot Summer Weather

1. Elderly Should Drink Enough Water to Avoid Dehydration Dehydration causes many heat-related health concerns in seniors. It depletes the body of necessary salts and minerals. Dehydration can cause dizziness and other health problems if you’re a senior. Hospitalization, bladder infections, kidney stones, and more can result from severe or long-term dehydration. You must consume […]

Sleep Tips for Seniors

How well have you been able to get a good night’s sleep lately? The fact that you’re having difficulties sleeping doesn’t mean that you’re the only one who is. The National Sleep Foundation estimates that over 40% of Americans have sleep issues at least a few nights a week. For older adults over 65, the […]