The new VIPx medical alert system has finally arrived and with it comes some additional help for both users and caregivers in the form of LifeFone’s optional Caregiver Mobile App.
Remain Socially Active With Age
With the absence of child rearing and demanding careers, seniors finally have the opportunity to engage in numerous activities and maintain active social lives. However, the reality is that most seniors, experiencing the losses associated with aging, become isolated and risk suffering from debilitating depression rather than staying socially active with friends and within the community. The health benefits associated with maintaining an active social life are substantial, however. The Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) found that elderly people who maintain an active social life have a slower rate of memory decline. According to PubMed Central, socially active and productive people also live significantly longer than those who are not.
Seniors Can Try New Things To Stay Active
What would spring be without the age-old commitment to spending more time doing new things. Here are five spring resolutions that each senior needs to think about to kick off the fresh feeling of springtime: