Why Home Care Is a Viable Option at This Time of Sheltering-in- Place and Social Distancing

During this pandemic, members in assisted living communities have been relegated to their rooms, without family and friends to visit. Usually the staff can only pop by for the occasional short visit or medication delivery. Under such conditions, seniors must take the initiative to entertain themselves. Their level of activity may depend on their ability …

How Older People Can Look After Their Mental Wellbeing During the Coronavirus Outbreak

The recent outbreak of COVID-19 has caused anxiety and uncertainty amongst many. Particularly those of an older age, or those with underlying health conditions. It is important to look after your mental health as much as possible, though many find this challenging. Below are some tips for easing anxious thoughts and looking after your mental …

How stress affects seniors, and Few Tips For Managing Stress

When your body senses danger, your brain sends signals directing your muscles to tighten and your adrenal glands to release stress hormones. Stress hormones, such as adrenaline and cortisol, force your breath to quicken, blood pressure to rise, and senses to sharpen. These physiological changes speed up your reaction time, increase your strength, improve your …