4 Tips for Medication Safety for Seniors

4 Tips for Medication Safety for Seniors

Medications are essential because they help us live longer and healthier lives. The CDC says that 82 percent of American adults take at least one medication and 29 percent take five or more. This is because our bodies change as we grow older. We are no longer as...
4 Tips for Eating Healthy for Senior Health

4 Tips for Eating Healthy for Senior Health

As we grow older, our bodies require different things. The one change we might notice most is that our metabolisms slow down. If you don’t pay attention to this fun new feature of your body, you may experience weight gain as you age. Unfortunately, weight gain in...
3 Tips for Self-Care for Seniors in 2022

3 Tips for Self-Care for Seniors in 2022

Taking care of yourself is very important for your all-around health. However, too many seniors don’t take time for self-care, but doing so can make a world of difference to maintain and improve your health, happiness, and quality of life. Make self-care one of your...
4 Tips to Help Seniors Manage Diabetes

4 Tips to Help Seniors Manage Diabetes

The CDC states that diabetes is a serious disease and there are ways to manage it, and so long as you do, it’s not going to be something that overtakes your life. More and more US adults are diagnosed with diabetes every year. If you are one of those, there are a...
4 Great Reasons to Take a Walk

4 Great Reasons to Take a Walk

We have all heard about the positive effects walking can have on our health, and this continues to be just as important, if not even more so, as we age. This is one of the main reasons why we are proud to have a beautiful outdoor courtyard here at the Mission at Agua...
What Is a Health Care Directive?

What Is a Health Care Directive?

Persons residing in assisted living communities such as the Mission at Agua Fria should always have health care directives in place if they have any preferences with regard to medical care. This article doesn’t just apply to seniors or those with health conditions,...