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What Are the Different Levels of Senior Living?

Group of seniors playing Bingo game in a common area inside an assisted living facility.

Transitioning to senior living can be overwhelming, especially if you or a loved one is unfamiliar with what lifestyle options are available and what each one offers. Older adults may have diverse needs and lifestyle preferences after retirement. To help them find the right fit, senior living communities offer different levels of care options to […]

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Benefits of Reading for Mental Health in Seniors

A senior male is reading his newspaper in the morning while enjoying a cup of coffee to keep his morning routine.

As adults age, it’s certainly important to stay physically active and continue building muscle for good health. One aspect of a senior’s health they often neglect is their mental health. Fortunately, staying physically active is a great way to improve mental health. Only some people are physically capable of large amounts of activity, though. For […]

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Signs of Malnutrition in Older Adults

A close-up foot of an elderly showing cracked dry skin as a sign of malnutrition.

Recognizing Malnutrition Everyone knows food provides energy. The quality and quantity of food you consume can significantly impact your health and mood. Whether you’re a gourmet connoisseur or simply eat for fuel, your diet must provide the nutrients your body needs to support your lifestyle. Yet, malnutrition affects as many as 50% of older adults. […]

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Risk Factors of Undernutrition

Senior woman eating green salad.

Eating Healthy While Aging As many as 50% of older adults are at risk of malnutrition. Multiple factors increase seniors’ risk of eating and diet problems, from social isolation to physical limitations.  Whether seniors live independently, in assisted living, or another lifestyle option, seniors and their caregivers should know the risks. What Is Undernutrition? Malnutrition […]

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How Can Senior Citizens Build Muscle?

Senior man doing exercises under supervision of a trainer in Cypress community.

Aging Strong Aging has many effects on physical health, which can impact a senior’s ability to be independent. Adults lose 3% of their muscle mass yearly after middle age. Decreasing muscle strength can increase the risk of falls and injuries.  Although it’s a natural process, there are ways seniors can build muscle. From enriching activities […]

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