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Inflammation-Fighting Foods that Help Manage Chronic Diseases

Arthritis is one of the most common health conditions in people over the age of 65. According to the Arthritis Association, one third of seniors who live with arthritis say it limits their daily life. And one quarter say it causes severe pain. Inflammation is often one of the culprits behind the pain and symptoms of the disease.

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Fire Prevention Awareness Week: What Seniors Need to Know

National Fire Prevention Week kicks off this year on October 8. Since 1922, this week has been used to raise awareness about fire safety in remembrance of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871.

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How to Educate an Older Adult about Identity Theft

October is National Crime Prevention Month. While many of us know that older adults are at higher risk of becoming a victim of crime, we often think first of a purse snatching in the parking lot or a break-in at their home. But experts say identity theft is also a growing concern for older adults.

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Tips to Help a Senior Family Member with Medicare Open Enrollment

Medicare’s annual Open Enrollment period is almost here! This is the one time of year older adults can review their current health care plan and make changes. If you are new to Medicare or are the adult child of a Medicare recipient helping them through the process, we know the options can be overwhelming.

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Busting the 5 most common myths about flu shots

Just as the fabulous days of fall transition into colder temperatures, the return of flu season is upon us. While experts say getting an annual influenza vaccine is the best way to avoid being bitten by the bug, not all older adults are believers. For many seniors, the myths about flu shots keep them from being vaccinated.

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Common myths about a power of attorney

At Sunrise Senior Living communities across the country, we often receive questions from older adults and their family members when they are planning for future care needs. We know it can be confusing. We also understand that there are a variety of misconceptions out there. And many of them relate to the Power of Attorney document (POA).

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What senior women should know about breast cancer

Breast cancer is a disease for which risk increases with age. The numbers are quite startling: 82.2 new cases (per 100,000 women) are diagnosed in women younger than 65 years compared with 403.8 for those aged 65 and older. In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, we are taking time to share what senior women need to know about the disease.

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Is a sedentary lifestyle as dangerous to seniors as smoking?

Failing to incorporate physical activity into your daily schedule doesn’t just mean you’re missing out on great health benefits. It might also endanger your health.

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