Though many may not associate aging and appetite, the two do impact each other. As we age, changes to the physiology of the body, psychological functioning, social situations or lack thereof, medical conditions, and the use of certain medications can hinder appetite.
A sense of purpose in life is what keeps us focused. Whether it’s our careers, our children, or our hobbies, there is a driving force that carries us day to day. As we age, our children grow up, and we may retire from our career, leaving many with a sense of loss of purpose.
Mental wellness is not only correlated with depression or a lack of a mental disorder. Achieving mental wellness means knowing how to cope with certain altering events, productivity, overall happiness, and the ability to make positive changes for the world and community around you.
With one in four seniors falling every year, it is important to ensure that you or your loved one are taking necessary steps to prevent falls. Reducing the likelihood of falls at home can be accomplished by implementing a few precautionary measures in the house and your loved one’s life.
Diabetes is a condition that doesn’t target specific groups. It’s a growing health concern globally, and diabetes among seniors is no exception. Based on numbers from 2015 by the CDC, over 30 million Americans have been diagnosed with a form of diabetes, and about 12 million are above the age of 65.
Arthritis is an inflammation of one or more joints, causing stiffness and pain in the joint. If you or the senior in your life is dealing with arthritis, you may be seeking ways to alleviate the symptoms.
According to the World Health Organization, depression is a widespread problem affecting over 300 million individuals worldwide. However, of these 300 million, less than half are seeking treatment.
With millions of Americans set to hit the retirement age this year alone, the ideal dream for many is to retire at home. Though this dream is noble, the truth behind retiring at home is that it comes with many unexpected costs, work, and obstacles. Today’s senior living communities, like Silver Comet Village, are innovating […]
In a previous blog post, we shared research and breakthroughs regarding Alzheimer’s disease since it was first discovered. With this blog, we are taking a more historical approach and tailoring the information towards the history of the disease itself and answering the question “What is Alzheimer’s disease?”.
At Silver Comet Village, our approach to senior health is simple; we seek out a variety of activities that provide health benefits to all of our residents – mentally, physically, spiritually, and socially. Silver Comet Village takes the well-being of our residents very seriously. At Silver Comet Village, we strive to enhance your quality of […]