Senior woman holding digital glucometer and pastry at home. Diabetes diet

Over 100 million Americans have diabetes or prediabetes. This is about 9.4 percent of the total population, but in the senior population, that percentage jumps to 25%. This means that one in four people over 65 is living with diabetes. The rate of new diagnoses is also steadily climbing, and type II diabetes, sometimes called…

Seasonal Affective Disorder Winter Blues

  The darker, colder months of winter can get you down. The holidays are over, the days are short and dark, and the weather can be miserable. Whether it’s winter-induced SAD (seasonal affective disorder) or simply a case of the “winter blues,” winter can trigger a change in your mental state. Some people – especially…

The Many Health Benefits of Traveling by Stuart Mapes Stay healthy by traveling… It’s never too late to go on an adventure! And what’s not to love? Whether you’re visiting family or planning the getaway of your dreams, traveling can bring a spark to your retirement. Consider this: travel can be good for your health.…

osteoperosis

Osteoporosis. In the United States there are 10 million individuals that have osteoporosis. There are 34 million individuals that have low bone mass which is called osteopenia. Forty to fifty percent of women aged 50 years or older will suffer an osteoporosis related fracture in their lifetime. This is a severe health risk in the…