Travel Tips for Seniors It’s that time of year again, the temperature is dropping and the leaves are falling. As we approach the middle to end of October the daunting thought of holiday travel is about to rear its ugly head. Traveling for an older adult can be more difficult than the average traveler [...]
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3 Important Dental Tips for Seniors Having a good dental care routine has never been more important than now. As you get older, your teeth become more vulnerable to many conditions. Here are three important dental tips that can help you smile for years to come! This is something you can do [...]
Six Ways to Help Prevent Falls Did you know a senior falls every 13 seconds? There are numerous ways to prevent falls and make sure older adults are safe in their home. Exercising can help with coordinating your balance and strengthens the body. Start out small with simple exercises like walking from [...]
4 Foods That Keep You Healthy Well into Your Golden Years As the saying goes eat to live not live to eat, but what about eating to feel great? As we age our bodies change and so do our needs. Certain super foods can have you feeling young and rejuvenated. Foods that are rich [...]
3 Services We Offer to Help Seniors Get Ready for Fall With summer quickly coming to an end the ever-dreaded list of fall chores is piling up. Getting your home ready for the fall is no easy task, the chores only get hard as you get older. Older adults have an especially hard time [...]
The Importance of Grandparents Grandparents play a huge role in family life, they give extra love and support to the family dynamic. This week our blog post will be highlighting all of the great contributions grandparents bring to a family, in honor of Grandparents Day. Grandparents can bring additional support to a family and [...]
Five Benefits to Exercise as You Age Exercise at any age has multiple benefits no matter who you are! As you age different exercises become more appropriate for your health, exercise is part of a long and healthy lifestyle. Only 1 in 4 adults between the age 65 and 74 exercise regularly according to [...]
The Difference Between Low Food Security and Very Low Food Security Food Insecurity in seniors is a priority for DuPage Senior Citizens Council. 1 in 6 seniors face the threat of going hungry and are unsure of where their next meal is coming from. To understand the extreme severity of this situation you must [...]
Why We Love Our Volunteers We are just coming off a Volunteer Celebration high that we just had at the end of July. For those who do not know this, we have a volunteer celebration every year to honor our volunteers and give them a special thank you for all of their hard work [...]
5 Fire Safety Tips For Seniors Knowing what to do in the event of a fire is particularly important for older adults. Seniors may be affected by health issues such as reduced mobility, poor eyesight and hearing. At age 65, people are twice as likely to be killed or injured by fires compared to [...]