Better brain health might be as close as a visit to your kitchen. A combination of two popular diets, the MIND diet seeks to prevent Alzheimer’s disease, and delay age-related cognitive decline. Developed by nutritional epidemiologist Martha Clare, the MIND diet (short for Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay) includes the brain healthy foods found in both the Mediterranean and DASH diets.
It’s easier than ever to find the products and services that fit your lifestyle — from pop-up beauty shops to premium gym memberships to organic produce. Luxury assisted living options in Manhattan have also followed this trend, offering sophisticated options for every lifestyle.
Feeling sore when you get out of bed in the morning? Or maybe you have a tough time moving your legs after sitting still for a longer period of time? Stiff joints and tight muscles are common as we age, but they don’t have to be. Spending just a few minutes stretching per day can help you move more freely and enjoy life more fully. Learn more about the benefits of stretching for seniors, as well as simple stretches to help you get started.
Categories: Health & Nutrition
In this new blog series, The Caregiver’s Toolkit for Alzheimer’s and Dementia, we’re offering in-depth resources for those caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or dementia.
Categories: Caregiver Corner
Dogs make exceptional companions for people of every age and in every environment. They also come in every shape and size, which means that even city-loving seniors in New York City can find a companion dog breed that’s just right for their lifestyle.
Categories: City Living
Did you know there are an estimated 150,924 veterans living in New York City, according to the U.S. Census Bureau? As you plan for your care in retirement, or the care of a loved one, be sure that you are taking advantage of all potential benefits that you qualify for. For instance, veterans or the spouses of veterans searching for an assisted living community may be eligible for benefits from the Veterans Administration (VA).