The Therapeutic Power of Gardening for Seniors: Enhancing Mental and Physical Well-being

Gardening has long been recognized as a rewarding hobby, but its positive impact on seniors goes beyond just a green thumb. By connecting with nature and nurturing plants, seniors can experience a range of benefits that contribute to their overall health and happiness. We’ll delve into the positive impacts of gardening on seniors' well-being and explore helpful products that ease the process for older adults. Discover how spending time in nature can enhance seniors' mental clarity, emotional well-being, physical fitness, and overall quality of life.

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Caring for Caregivers Blog Round-Up

Since 1997, when then-president Bill Clinton signed the first proclamation, November has been National Family Caregivers Month. The purpose is to honor and recognize these unsung heroes.  Family caregivers often go unseen but give a lot. They are frequently juggling the needs of both aging parents and children of their own, as well as careers and spouses. There is a lot of emotional stress and little to no pay for people taking on this responsibility.  No matter how loving…

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Ways to Stay Healthy as We Age

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For twenty years, September has been designated as Healthy Aging Month. This annual event focuses on the benefits of getting older, with special attention to the 70 million Baby Boomers (born between 1946 and 1964) and more than 65 million Generation Xers (born between 1965 and 1980), sometimes called the "middle child" generation. With approximately 10,000 Baby Boomers turning 65 every day, this is more important than ever before.  According to projections by the Census Bureau, older adults are…

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Caregiver Burnout and What to Do About It

Currently, about 53 million Americans work as family caregivers. This is usually an unpaid role on top of a career, family, and other responsibilities. Unfortunately, the stress and work of being a family caregiver often lead to caregiver burnout. According to a 2020 report from the National Caregiving Alliance and AARP: 21% of caregivers reported their own health as fair or poor 40% feel their situation is high-intensity 24% are providing care for two more individuals 31% struggle with…

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Honoring Caregivers This Holiday Season

Family Caregivers are all unique individuals. Some people live with the person they care for 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Other caregivers provide supportive care. The individual whose care they manage may live in their own home or a facility and require assistance from family members.  Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, which means we may receive a commission if you click a link and purchase something we have recommended. This commission comes at no…

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