Vision Problems, Eye Care, and Making Senior Eye Health a Priority

Along with the many physical changes that come with growing older, vision changes should perhaps be monitored most closely. Why? Because today, early diagnosis and treatment of eye problems offer the greatest likelihood of retaining sight despite the presence of eye disease. Regular eye exams, competent eye care, and a healthy diet and lifestyle all […]

Why 2021 Is the Best Time for Seniors to Sell Their Home

At least for a while, that familiar real estate mantra about “location” may be replaced by one that focuses more on “timing.” Right now — summer 2021 — may be the best time in recent memory to sell a house. And for seniors selling a home, current real estate market conditions have aligned to form […]

Improving Balance for Seniors: 10 Ways to Start Today

When it comes to physical health for aging adults, balance plays a pivotal role. In fact, falling is one of the leading causes of injury or death for seniors in the U.S. So, how can seniors improve their balance? Balance exercises. Read our list of the Top 10 balance exercises for seniors that can be […]

How to Make Friends in Retirement to Last a Lifetime

How can senior citizens make friends? Where can seniors go to socialize? These are common questions you might have as you age. While many of your closest relationships have been nurtured over the years, you might find yourself looking for more companions in retirement. Healthy relationships are important throughout every stage of life, and for […]

Exploring the Link Between Stress and Dementia

It should come as no surprise that stress plays a major role in the health and well-being of adults. Stress is a natural response to situations that pose a risk of danger or difficulty. It’s not uncommon for individuals to experience a variety of physical responses to stress, including sweaty palms, tense muscles, confusion, or […]

The Benefits of a Continuing Care Retirement Community for Couples

If you’re lucky enough to have a partner for life, no matter where you choose to spend your retirement years, it will always feel like home. But aging isn’t a one-size-fits-all experience. Everyone ages at different rates. So, what happens when you and your spouse have different needs but want to stay together? Can couples […]

Ventana by Buckner: The Best Place to Retire in Dallas

Retirement opens the door to an entirely new chapter in your life. It’s a major life event and can often be met with excitement, anxiety, and a little confusion. It’s an overwhelming feeling to finally start focusing on yourself after spending years building your career and taking care of your family. Finding the best place […]

Mental Wellness Tips for Seniors

According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), 20% of senior adults age 55+ are estimated to experience some type of mental health concern. From anxiety and mood disorders to depression, seniors face mental health issues that aren’t always discussed. The good news is that there are ways for active seniors to manage […]

The Importance of Medication Management for Seniors

Did you know nearly 87% of seniors take at least one prescription drug and over 36% take five or more different drugs? These statistics bring to light the importance of medication management for seniors. Finding a way to simplify the process of managing medication for your loved one is important, especially if they live alone. […]

Fall Prevention Tips and Education for Seniors

For most adults, falls aren’t something they need to worry about. But for seniors, falls can be scary. One in four adults over the age of 65 is at risk of experiencing a fall. In fact, thousands of patients find themselves hospitalized due to injuries from a fall each year. Having a solid understanding of […]