Biking is a great way to get exercise as long as you can do it safely! Bring a phone, ride in groups, and always have an exit strategy in case of injury or emergency! Read these bicycle safety tips for seniors to make bike riding a safer – and more enjoyable experience.
It's been a long, lonely year for everyone. But with millions of older adults having received the new COVID-19 vaccines, their enforced social isolation can finally begin to ease. For family caregivers concerned about the health and welfare of their aging loved ones, this is great news. Here's how to help your senior loved one begin to safely socialze again.
It can be difficult to think of fun things to do with seniors. Of course, it can depend on the weather, where you live and the level of mobility of the senior. However, it’s important that seniors continue to be as mentally and physically active as possible. At FirstLight Home Care, we interact with seniors daily – here’s some fun things to keep the boredom away.
If you have arthritis, there may be days where you don’t feel like being active. But this just might make your arthritis pain feel worst and add to the pain problem. It is important to stay active with arthritis. Here are a few fun things that you can do even with your arthritis.
Countless studies have proven that staying active and eating properly can help older adults achieve a higher quality of life, and it can help them live longer too. Physical activity and proper nutrition are the keys to active aging, especially during these colder months.
Caregiving during COVID-19 has been a challenge both for family caregivers and for their loved ones. Social isolation and loneliness have played a big part in these challenges as isolating during the pandemic has hit the elderly population especially hard. Caregivers can keep seniors active and engaged during COVID-19 without putting them at risk.
Do you have an elderly person in your life that you love and appreciate? Today is the day to let them know how much you care! It's #NationalSeniorCitizensDay. Whether you have a senior in your life or not, there are many ways you can celebrate, from FirstLight Home Care