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Senior Citizen Depression Explained

Aug 14th, 2015 | By Guest Post | Category: Senior Moments Blog

Depression in senior citizens is not part of normal aging. This article and infographic explain depression and provide much-needed assistance to care-givers and seniors dealing with this illness.
Taking care of our health from a young age is vital in order to ensure that we can enjoy our lives as we get older. Ensuring that we eat well and exercise regularly can contribute to a healthy body and mind in later years.

While it is important to look after our bodies, it is unavoidable that we will struggle to function as efficiently when we reach our elderly years, in comparison with when we were in our twenties. However, in some instances certain illnesses may be overlooked due to an acceptance that they are a regular factor in the aging process. This is not always the case.



Keeping Fit at 60+

Feb 28th, 2015 | By Guest Post | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

Exercise is important for people of all ages, whether you’re 16 or 60. Just because you’re getting older doesn’t necessarily mean that you have to stop exercising. In fact, regular exercise is more important the older you get as it helps prevent bone loss (reducing the risk of fractures), reduces the risk of dozens of diseases associated with aging and also increases muscle strength.



Moab, a Destination for All Ages

Feb 28th, 2015 | By Guest Post | Category: Senior Travel

Senior Citizens love to visit Moab. Retirees will look for the experience of an outfitter to bring safety and regional interpretation talks to outings while 4wheeling, river running, horseback riding, and sightseeing. Often these older couples visited once, passing through on the way to somewhere else. Moab remained on the list to visit again only stay longer next time.



Critical Issues for Seniors: Asbestos and Mesothelioma

Nov 9th, 2014 | By Guest Post | Category: Senior Moments Blog

According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), around 3,000 people are diagnosed with asbestos-related diseases each year. A good majority of these people are ages 60 and older. Senior citizens are at a heightened risk of developing mesothelioma and other asbestos diseases for numerous reasons, but it’s never too late to understand how these life-threatening diseases occur and what you can do if you’ve been affected by asbestos.



HEALTH ISSUES SENIOR WOMEN FACE

Apr 23rd, 2014 | By Guest Post | Category: For Senior Women

Women’s Health Breakdown: 60’s It is important to pay attention to your body and its needs during your 60s. Whether you are trying to stay healthy for yourself, your spouse or to see your grandchildren grow up, there are many things to keep in mind at this age. Ovarian Cancer Photo courtesy of uchospitals.edu Unfortunately, [...]



MEDITATION BENEFITS SENIORS

Dec 11th, 2013 | By Guest Post | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

The Benefits of Meditation Past the Age of 50 Growing older comes with its fair share of trials and tribulations. Feelings of loneliness and depression, as well as increased fatigue and a decreased state of health are just some of the issues that plague the over 50 set.// While many of these issues are naturally [...]



Feng Shui for Senior Citizens’ Homes

Nov 26th, 2013 | By Guest Post | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

Helpful Guidelines for Decorating Sometimes the stress brought on by personal and professional responsibilities can take a real toll on our home. There’s less and less time to clean and organize, things start piling up and you might not have the time or energy to invest in the appearance of your house. However, there are [...]



Benefits & Drawbacks of Offshore Investing

Oct 15th, 2013 | By Guest Post | Category: Senior Finances

Seniors Consider Offshore Investments Imagine this scenario — you’ve spent time working your way through the United States investment market. You’ve established solid investments full of ROI, but over time you’re looking to shake things up. Avoid risky domestic investment moves, and participate in offshore investing that financially delivers exactly what you need. If you’re [...]



ALL ABOUT NURSES…

Oct 3rd, 2013 | By Guest Post | Category: For Senior Women

As health issues arise, sometimes it’s necessary to seek the aid of a nurse for yourself or for a loved one. In fact, older adults are the core business of health care in this country today. When dealing with nurses, it’s hard to predict the experience level of the nurse that is responsible for the [...]



Internet Providers and Seniors: What Is the Best Service for You?

Oct 3rd, 2013 | By Guest Post | Category: Lifestyle, Health & Fitness

Senior Computer Use Increasing Seniors are embracing computer technology like never before. Although they remain the least likely demographic group to surf the Web, recent reports have painted a picture of tech-savvy grandparents who regularly take advantage of modern conveniences like email and social networking. A 2012 Pew Internet study reported that more than half [...]