How Can Seniors Beat The Heat This Summer?

By Julia Little  |  July 7, 2015

With the summer in full swing, seniors across the country can expect to see temperatures soar over the next couple of months. People of all ages should be taking steps to avoid dehydration, sunburns and serious heat-related illnesses like heat stroke. This is especially true for seniors, as the older adults get, the more vulnerable they become to these conditions.

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The Importance Of Diagnosing Hypertension Early

By Megan Ray  |  July 6, 2015

Hypertension often comes with no symptoms, but can lead to serious diseases when untreated. The American Society of Hypertension explained that more than 30 percent of adults in the U.S. have high blood pressure and, as a result, are at a high risk of heart disease, kidney failure and stroke. Health professionals should make a point to perform screenings for hypertension to reduce their patients' chances of developing these life-threatening conditions.

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4 Unique Burgers For Your July 4th Cookout

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  July 3, 2015

It's a tradition for many families to fire up the grill on the Fourth of July, but that doesn't mean you have to default to the same old hamburgers and hot dogs. You can impress your guests this year with a variety of healthy, delicious burgers that will suit every taste. Here are four recipes that you'll surely want to add to your recipe book.

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New Device May Improve Chronic Pain And Sleep Quality

By Julia Little  |  July 1, 2015

There's a new product on the market, and research is showing that it could help people dealing with sleep issues or chronic pain. This device may be the answer for seniors dealing with arthritis, back issues or pain from an injury who needs assisted living.

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Seniors Get Tax Break In Home Development

By Tim Watt  |  July 1, 2015

Seniors, rejoice! Whether you live in an assisted living facility or you're living independently in Canada, you'll be getting a major price cut for home renovations thanks to recent tax breaks.

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Sunrise Awarded with The Helios Apollo Award

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  June 30, 2015

We are proud to share that Sunrise was recently recognized with the The Helios Apollo Award™ for having outstanding employee development and engagement initiatives in the greater Washington DC area. The award was founded in 2007 and since has created a goal for the local community to make a difference in the lives of their employees by bettering their individual development, growth and learning opportunities.

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How To Improve Brain Aging With Life Goals

By Sunrise Senior Living  |  June 30, 2015

As seniors age, their brains become vulnerable to cognitive decline. The number of older adults with memory-loss diseases like Alzheimer's is growing every year. In fact, the Alzheimer's Association explained that while currently over 5 million seniors in the U.S. have Alzheimer's disease, by 2025, experts predict that more than 7 million people will be impacted. Older adults should work to ensure healthy brain aging with stimulating activities and life goals. 

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4 Of The Best Heart Health Apps

By Julia Little  |  June 29, 2015

Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the U.S. As people age, their hearts undergo changes that make them particularly vulnerable to cardiovascular disease, according to the National Institute on Aging. With advancements in mobile technology, there are now smartphone applications that enable seniors to monitor their heart health on a regular basis. 

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