Posts Tagged ‘arthritis’

We’re wrapping up our 3-part series on arthritis by focusing on helpful assistive devices for traveling or activities outside the house.

May is Arthritis Awareness Month in honor of the 46 million Americans who suffer from osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or any of the other 100 types of arthritis. At Homecare Advocate, we’ve uncovered some great assistive devices that could benefit anyone with arthritis, and we will be doing a 3-part series on these helpful devices over the next few weeks.

First up: Things that will help you get ready for the day!

Explore the important role that food plays in senior health by finding answers to 7 common food questions such as:
How many calories do seniors need each day?
What kind of problems can develop from malnutrition?
What kinds of food can I eat to minimize inflammation from my arthritis?
With 1 in 8 older Americans developing Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia, what foods can help increase focus?

Also included as a special bonus are several power-food recipes and a special story about one New Orleans food lover who is putting a healthy spin on classic Creole meals.
And more!

In  4th grade, I thought I was unstoppable at our school Field Day as I tore through the obstacle course going in and out, up and over, and wiggling my way through to the end.  Your home, my friends, should not be that obstacle course .  To minimize your risk of falling, you need to […]

Exercise plays an important role in reducing falls & keeping you healthy and strong. Learn about Endurance, Strengthening, Stretching, & Balancing Exercises and their important benefits for your long-term well being.