It's Flu Season Yuck! Not only is winter here but cold and flu season is here. The flu is nothing to joke around with and should be taken very seriously no matter what the age is. Flu season can be even more dangerous for older adults because of a weakened immune system. In [...]
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Avoiding Gluten This Holiday Season? This month's blog post is written by DSCC's friend, Glen Prairie Restaurant. Cooking for the holidays is all about nostalgia and tradition. But what do you do when modern lifestyles and medical discoveries get in the way? Ten years ago if you were to say gluten, people [...]
Cozy Up To Winterizing Your Home Fall is officially here and with winter around the corner you’re probably in need of somewhere to start preparing your home (or your elderly loved one’s home) for the inescapable cold months. Your gingerbread hot cocoa isn’t going to cut it! From furnaces to gutters, there’s a lot [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]