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Yoga to Try in Your 70s and Beyond

What it is In restorative yoga classes, students use a variety of body-supporting props — blankets, blocks, straps and pillows — so they can settle into poses for an extended time. Holding poses for as long as 10 minutes allows the muscles to open and stretch in a passive way. More info at: https://tinyurl.com/by-shiela

How to Help Seniors and Caregivers Manage Diabetes at Home

As the rate of diabetes in American adults over age 65 continues to rise, senior care professionals can play a significant role in helping these older adults and their family caregivers manage the condition at home. According to the CDC, nearly 12 million seniors have been diagnosed with diabetes, and the rate of the condition […]

Prevalence of Obesity Among Older Adults

Data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2007–2010 More than one-third of older adults aged 65 and over were obese in 2007–2010. Obesity prevalence was higher among those aged 65‒74 compared with those aged 75 and over in both men and women. The prevalence of obesity in women aged 65–74 was higher than […]

Being an Independent Senior

The term independent senior living usually brings to mind a senior living in a retirement community without the need for assistance with daily activities. However, being an independent senior living in a retirement community can mean so much more than just not needing help bathing in the morning. When you move into a retirement community, […]

When someone becomes incapable of taking care of their own healthcare decisions a healthcare surrogate makes medical decisions on their behalf. It is recommended that everyone chooses a surrogate in the case that they become incapable of making decisions. Those in the early stages of dementia are especially encouraged to make a designation so they […]

Choosing an Assisted Living Facility

When you have decided to start looking at assisted living facilities for your new home, Your Senior Link can help make your search easier. We have information on assisted living homes in Volusia and Flagler.  Helping you find just the right new place to call home is our goal and we will be with you each […]