Learning about my ancestors has been such a wonderful journey into the past. And I can reach into the future for those long gone and let their grandchildren and great grandchildren know about them.
I have been a senior citizen for quite a while and I’ve thought of a few gift ideas that won’t cost my loved ones any money.
Lee Holden’s Qi Gong DVDs came into my life more than a decade ago when I was about to have knee replacement surgery due to arthritis. I thought it might be a gentler way of exercising and wanted to familiarize myself with the moves before my surgery.
Vive Textured Compression Gloves, also known as Vive Arthritis Gloves with Grips, are open-finger gloves that provide compression and support to relieve some of the pain associated with painful arthritic hands.
I wasn’t really surprised at my diagnosis of Prediabetes. After all, my brother and one of my uncles had Diabetes Type 2 for much of their shortened lives. Sadly, they both succumbed to complications of the disease.
You know those sayings you’ve heard your whole life, like “A stitch in time saves nine” and “An apple a day keeps the doctor away”? As I look back over a lifetime, I realize how relatable some of those archaic sayings have been to my life.
It has never in history been easier to reach out and touch someone than it is today. Yet health care professionals continue to sound the alarm about epidemic levels of chronic loneliness and its potentially devastating health implications.
As older adults we have to pay close attention to our bodies’ needs for water to avoid dehydration and the complications dehydration can cause in seniors.
Do you ever think, “If I only had known then what I know now”? When I was a child I sometimes experienced what they called a “trick knee” which would “go out” and cause intense pain. I never went to a doctor for it since it happened so infrequently. Later, in early adulthood, my doctor…
When I was a kid, a hand-pushed carpet sweeper was a welcome replacement for dragging our rugs outside and smacking them with a rug beater. Now I have this little robot vacuum, the Ecovacs Deebot N79S, that does the work for me.