How Yoga Helps Your Brain

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You’re probably aware of how popular yoga has become over the last few years. But did you realize that yoga is incredibly helpful for senior citizens? Not only is it great exercise, yoga – hatha yoga in particular – is great for keeping the brain young. According to studies published by the Journals of Gerontology, practicing hatha yoga three times … [Read more...]

Caregivers Can Get Help With Take Time Texas

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Taking care of a senior adult or an adult with disabilities so that they can remain in their own homes is a lot of work. Caregivers could always use a little extra help in maintaining a quality way of life for those in need of care. Thankfully, there is a program known as Take Time Texas that does just that. Take Time Texas helps caregivers by providing them … [Read more...]

Are You a US Veteran or a Surviving Spouse of a Veteran?

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You could be eligible for the Veterans Aid & Attendance Benefit that can provide needed dollars to offset the cost of assisted living, at home care or nursing home care. But first, you need to know where to turn and how to apply. Jim Hanna* and his staff can help. Join us for information and details regarding this tax-free benefit that may be awaiting you! Refreshments … [Read more...]

Diabetes and the Elderly

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According to Diabetes.org, Diabetes affects nearly 20% of Americans over the age of 65.  Approximately another quarter of the senior citizen population fits the criteria for impaired glucose intolerance (insulin resistance) or pre-diabetes due to the general effects of aging, weight gain and more sedentary lifestyles. And almost half of the elderly with diabetes … [Read more...]

3 Great Things About Being a Senior

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A common misconception that people have is that life gets less exciting when you grow old. This simply isn’t true. In fact, there are a lot of benefits to being older. The following are three benefits of being a senior: Less headaches – Believe it or not, recent studies have shown that individuals that suffer from chronic migraines tend to have … [Read more...]