What Can Help Prevent a Stroke in seniors?
Posted January 31, 2017
February is National Stroke Awareness month & Senior Living Experts wants to help you learn more about stroke prevention. 5 Stroke Myths Those who have suffered a stroke may be in need of special care. Senior Living Experts has helped many people find living facilities to fit their needs. Understanding a Stroke A Stroke is a Heart Condition – Not true! A stroke is a HEALTH condition in which the brain doesn’t receive enough blood & oxygen. The stroke is a “brain attack” and not a heart attack. However, the cause of a stroke can be associated with a heart ...read more
Mediterranean Diet for Seniors (Preventative Medicine by Food)
Posted January 24, 2017
You may have seen a lot of information about the Mediterranean Diet in the news lately. Senior Living Experts is celebrating International Mediterranean Diet Month with the world as we learn about how this lifestyle could be the answer to preventing dementia and disease. The Mediterranean Diet Our services help Chicago seniors find the best fit for their living needs for living to age safely, healthy, and as well as possible. Part of our goal is trying to keep seniors living an active lifestyle and eating well. Mediterranean Diet Foods – Common foods include fresh vegetables, fruit, healthy oils, and ...read more
Thyroid Health in Elderly – Do You Know How Important Your Thyroid Is?
Posted January 17, 2017
Senior Living Experts is celebrating Thyroid Awareness Week with some information about your thyroid health. You may be surprised at how important the thyroid is to your body! How Thyroid Health Affects Your Overall Health Chicago seniors have the advantage of utilizing the services we offer, combined with the knowledge we provide so YOU can be in charge of aging well. Let’s learn more about the thyroid. What Does the Thyroid Do? The thyroid is gland. Located in the throat, it is a butterfly shaped gland that secretes hormones into the blood. These hormones help control nearly every organ in ...read more
The Importance of Maintaining a Healthy Weight in Seniors
Posted January 10, 2017
It’s healthy weight week and Senior Living Experts wants you to understand why senior weight is an important part of senior health. A healthy diet is the basis for a healthy life and the importance of senior weight in senior health cannot be underestimated. The Importance of Senior Weight in Senior Health 5 Reasons Why Senior Weight Matters Healthy aging encourages happier senior living. During healthy weight week we thought we would focus on WHY it’s important to control your weight in your senior years and help you figure out HOW we can help. Weakened Immune System – As we ...read more
Glaucoma Care for Seniors: What Should Seniors Know?
Posted January 3, 2017
It’s Glaucoma Awareness Month and Senior Living Experts is focusing on glaucoma care for seniors. Although glaucoma can occur in anyone, from babies to seniors, our focus is going to be on senior care & facts. Glaucoma Care for Seniors – Tips & Facts Blindness – Cataracts is the leading cause of blindness; while Glaucoma is the second leading cause for blindness in the world. What is Glaucoma – This video, less than 2 minutes long, explains what glaucoma is. When surveyed by the Prevent Blindness America Survey 50% of those surveyed understood that glaucoma had something to do with ...read more