If you’ve visited a doctor’s office or been a patient in a hospital recently, you’ve likely been treated by a nurse practitioner. Nurse practitioners play an essential role in the delivery of health care. Learn more about these important medical professionals.
In the age of Google and social media, your senior center website is your greatest chance to make a good first impression. Taking the time to make it great will highlight the best things about your center. We offer tips on ways you can display your vibrant community online.
If you or an older family member are considering moving to a senior living community, you may be wondering what type of care is best. People often find it confusing to understand how independent living differs from assisted living. It’s an important distinction that we define for you here.
A farmers’ market is a great place to purchase fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables as well as fun produced goods, like baked items, jams, and cheeses. How can you make the most of your weekly trip to the farmers’ market? We have a few tips to help you master the market.
When it comes to branding your senior center, you have the usual suspects — a logo, a sign, and letterhead. But there are still many, many ways you can brand your center for a total cohesive look both inside and out. Read on for ideas that are easy to incorporate no matter your budget.
When it comes to age-related hearing loss, the process is so gradual it can continue for years before you or someone else notices it. Hearing loss not only involves the ear, but the brain as well, where the sound is transmitted into meaningful language. Unchecked it can lead to depression and isolation.
As we age, our metabolism slows down, senses weaken, and chronic health conditions are more apt to surface. While we can’t control our genes, we can control what we put in our bodies. A great place to start is reducing the amount of salt in your diet.
Whether you live in a part of the country where you were able to enjoy the outdoors all winter long — or reside in an area where the weather kept you inside away from the elements — all older adults need a refresher on ways to protect themselves and stay healthy this coming summer.
So, you’re waiting for a friend at your local coffee shop and there is some time to kill. That “Free Wi-Fi” sign near the half-and-half looks tempting, but you hesitate before logging in. Is it safe? Are hackers skulking around waiting for unsuspecting coffee drinkers like you to open the floodgates to your personal information?
Managing and planning menus is an essential step for controlling diabetes. Many people with diabetes find baking to be especially challenging. We offer tips on ingredient substitutions and places where to find recipes so you can bake diabetes-friendly foods without sacrificing taste.