Senior Housing Connection

Parkwood Heights Offers Decorating Tips for the Holidays

Thursday, December 01, 2022

With the Holidays coming, it’s time to think about how to decorate your home. Decorating a small home for the Holidays may be a challenge but can have a dramatic impact. We are here to provide you with some tips that will help you make your home glisten with festive Christmas decorations tailored...[READ MORE]

Parkwood Heights Suggests Healthy Holiday Menus for Seniors

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

As the leaves change and the weather cools down, we start thinking about festive Holiday meals. Unfortunately, these don’t always include the healthy foods that seniors need to be their best selves. Older adults have different nutritional needs which can limit their menu choices. For example...[READ MORE]

10 Self-Care Tips for Seniors

Thursday, October 06, 2022

Most older adults know what it’s like to care for someone else. Many raised children and helped raise grandchildren; some helped care for aging parents when they were younger; and many put their lives on hold to assist an ailing spouse or friend. But while prioritizing the needs of others, many o...[READ MORE]

Essential Vitamins and Supplements for People over 60

Monday, August 29, 2022

 A nutrient-dense diet is important to maintain good health, because certain vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients are essential to our well-being. As we grow older, though, getting the nutrients we need can become more complicated. Because older people often face dietary challenges, it ma...[READ MORE]

Smart Guide to a Healthy Heart

Thursday, July 14, 2022

What’s the hardest working muscle in your body? Here’s a hint: there are songs and poems about it, and it’s considered both the metaphorical and literal center of the body. It’s the heart, and it works hard, beating from the time you’re in the womb and throughout your life. How can you repay it f...[READ MORE]

7 Ways Seniors Can Maintain Hand Strength

Friday, May 20, 2022

 As we age, our bodies go through changes that can impact the way we live day to day. For seniors, one of the biggest issues can be a decline in manual dexterity. This can make simple tasks like opening a jar or buttoning a shirt much more difficult and can even lead to falls and other injur...[READ MORE]

Money Management Tips

Friday, April 01, 2022

For many consumers, getting older means that finances become a little bit more complicated. There are sometimes issues with trying to maintain their lifestyle and pay for medical expenses after retirement, and living on a fixed income can be challenging. On the other hand, those who have accumula...[READ MORE]

How to Get a Better Night's Sleep

Monday, March 07, 2022

As we get older, many of us find that we’re not sleeping the way we used to sleep. Do you have this problem? If so, you might find you’re having trouble sleeping at night or you’re falling asleep during the day. Why do older people struggle with sleep? More to the point, what can we do to fix the...[READ MORE]

How to Keep Blood Sugar in Check

Friday, January 28, 2022

As we get older, many of us begin to have health concerns that never troubled us before. Our doctors run a barrage of tests we never knew we needed, and sometimes, these tests reveal unexpected issues. Diabetes is one of those conditions that people often develop in later life, and it’s very impo...[READ MORE]

12 Health Goals to Strive for in 2022

Wednesday, December 29, 2021

As another new year begins, it’s time to reflect on the past and look toward the future. Unfortunately, such reflection often results in ambitious, doomed-to-fail new year’s resolutions. Goals tend to focus on breaking bad habits or taking away something unhealthy. But instead of concentrating on...[READ MORE]