Senior citizen man receiving affectionate licks on the face from a golden retriever

Preventing Social Isolation in Senior Men  

June is Men’s Health Month, and we thought it would be a great time to spotlight an issue affecting senior men at a disproportionate rate: isolation. Statistics tell us that while isolation and loneliness are an issue for seniors in general, older men are more isolated than older women, with about 14 percent of older men experiencing moderate to high …

Building Community through Exercise Classes for Seniors 

As we get older, our risk of being more socially isolated increase. Loneliness and social isolation is linked to higher rates of depression, anxiety, and suicide. And while it can certainly have a negative affect on your mental health, it can be damaging for your physical health as well. Social isolation is also linked to an increased risk of heart …

Using Antioxidant-Rich Foods as a Defense Against Cognitive Decline

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, and the idea of any kind of dementia can be very scary. Most of us want to do what we can to prevent getting the condition if possible, and there is some research suggesting antioxidant-rich foods may lower your risk for these conditions. We’ll go over what this new research tells us, how …