There are many different reasons to look forward to the fall; the crisp autumn air, the glory of leaves changing colors, the sun still shining without the intense heat of summer days. With so many fall activities, you can easily fill up your days with them. At LifeFone, we have compiled a list of four fall activities for older adults.
As an older adult, you’ve probably noticed more muscular aches and pains in your body. Not the kind caused by extreme medical conditions or health issues, but the self-inflicted simple things you used to be able to do that seem to now cause joint pain and muscle aches. It’s frustrating, isn’t it? No matter what caused it, you want it to stop. It is possible to get relief from minor aches and pains without a trip to the doctor. LifeFone offers four tips to relieve muscle soreness right at home.
A couple of important things you can do to remain healthy, mobile and independent is to exercise regularly, and make smart food choices. At LifeFone, your health and safety is our number one priority. Choosing a healthy diet and exercise plan will help keep you in top shape, and feeling younger.
Enjoying a breezy spring day or the warm summer temperatures doesn't have to be a distant memory for seniors and caregivers. Finding a few interesting summer ideas and activities for seniors, suitable for their abilities, takes some creativity and planning, but it is well worth switching up the routine and getting out of the house.
At LifeFone, we think you’re never too old to dance! Dancing is a great way to stay healthy & happy, and that applies to people of all ages, especially seniors. Heading out to dance can improve your cardiovascular health and increase your strength, making for healthy seniors. Plus dancing is a social activity that’s enjoyed all around the world—you can dance anywhere you like!
We live in a world where many of us are now connected to wrist bracelets that tell us how many steps we have taken and how much exercise we are getting. There are exercise classes and 24 hour gyms and marathons to run and we are literally bombarded by the importance of exercising. Few of us recognize however regular stretching is just as important as regular exercise! Let’s look at some of the benefits: