It's almost inevitable that we will lose bone mass and density as we age. While bone loss may be unavoidable as we reach the golden years, there are some sustenances you can add to your diet that can decrease bone weakness and breakdown. So, next time you plan a meal, try these “bone-a-fide” superfoods!
Green Leafy Vegetables
Seniors who have healthy eating habits may be able to fight off illnesses faster than those who don’t. From cancer prevention and heart health to staving off Alzheimer’s disease, incorporating vegetables into your diet is always a good idea! There is one veggie in particular that deserves a shout out — zucchini! Not only...Read more
As we age, bone density and mass can dwindle and eventually lead to osteoporosis. Bone health can affect our posture, walk, and overall well-being if not taken care of properly. Knowing the facts about osteoporosis can lead you to better bone health. There are many misconceptions about osteoporosis. These common things you thought were true about bone health may surprise...Read more
It’s important for seniors to stay physically active as it provides health benefits in a variety of ways. Seniors who exercise often have improved strength, mobility and coordination as well as better healing capabilities. Engaging in regular exercise and activity can also slow down the process of mental decline. For a senior that has arthritis, exercising and staying active could prove to...Read more
Though our staff at the Arbors Assisted Living community strive to make our residents comfortable throughout the year, we do notice that some our residents are cold nearly all of the time. How does this happen? Here are some clues.Read more
HypothyroidismThis means that the thyroid, a gland found in the neck, is underactive and not secreting enough thyroid hormone. Since thyroid hormone helps to...