Health Archives - Aging in Place

Health Related Articles for a Better Life

Your health will affect every part of your life, so taking care of it should be a top priority!

Learn more about healthy living, including general health topics, nutrition, exercise, heart health and more.

Tips to Help You With Healthy Lifestyle Changes

Few people find it easy to make healthy lifestyle changes, even if the new habits improve their lives. It can be especially difficult in your golden years, as a lifetime’s worth of routines have set in. Still, it is never too late for you to make changes for a healthier life. Tips for healthy lifestyle changes Here are some tips to help you establish healthy lifestyle changes … [Read more...]

What’s the Key to Successful Aging?

Is successful aging a myth? We don't think so. Research tells us that growing old doesn’t have to mean growing frail, tired or melancholy. However, when so many lived experiences are just that, it’s hard to believe successful aging is possible. Sure, you hear stories about octogenarians running marathons, but those are presented as outliers — not achievable feats for the … [Read more...]

Keeping Healthy Teeth As You Age 

Through the years, your teeth get a lot of use. It’s important to take time for good dental hygiene while you’re young and becomes even more important as you age. Keeping healthy teeth can help you avoid dentures, prevent many dental problems, and even improve the quality of your overall health. Medical studies have found that tooth decay is linked to serious medical … [Read more...]

Elderly Depression Facts: How to Help an Elderly Person With Depression

This recent infographic on elderly depression facts and how to help an elderly person with depression was prepared by Juno Medical. Elderly depression is estimated to be the leading cause of health issues and disability worldwide, according to the World Health Organization. A sharp increase in the number of people with depression over a 10-year period was reported by the WHO … [Read more...]

How To Improve Posture As You Age

As you age, your spine changes. It can lose thickness and elasticity, which affects your posture and overall health. Strengthen your spine, improve your posture and age gracefully with the following tips. Why Is Posture so Important? Poor posture affects your body in several ways: It causes you to slouch and allows your back muscles and bones to shift, increasing pain and … [Read more...]