Category Archives: Wellderly Living

10 Ways to Live to 100—Advice From Centenarians

As health treatments advance, more and more people are living longer, even with chronic conditions that at one point may have led to an early demise. So, with all that life has to offer, why not live your best life and aim for 100 years young?!  Here are tips on living to 100 shared by…
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13 Ways Seniors Can Have a Healthier Brain

You probably know how important it is to get regular physicals and dental checkups to make sure your body is in tip-top shape, but how about your brain? Is your brain as strong as it could be? Our brain health is critically important at any age, but it’s especially important to maintain and strengthen as…
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Do You Know How to Spot Signs of Depression in Seniors?

Do you know how to tell if the senior you care for is depressed? Although depression is a risk at any age, seniors in particular are more vulnerable. Major depression is found in about 13% of seniors who require home health care and in about 11% of older hospital patients, according to the Centers for…
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5 Apps to Help Manage Your Chronically Ill Loved One

If you’re a caregiver for someone who is chronically ill from Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, and other related health problems, then you know all too well how hard it can be to keep tabs on that person’s daily care. The good news: There are apps that can make your life a little easier. Read on…
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How Eye Exams May Help Detect Alzheimer’s Disease

One common problem with Alzheimer’s disease is diagnosing it. By the time many who have it are diagnosed, it’s too late to help. However, in the future, a certain type of eye exam may be able to detect Alzheimer’s disease even in its earliest stages, according to emerging research within ophthalmology. In one study published…
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