yoga for seniors

4 Benefits of Yoga for Seniors

There are a lot of risks that come from aging. For example, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and osteoarthritis tend to occur as we age. Another concerning statistic about aging is that senior citizens have higher rates of depression and anxiety. One way to help the body and mind is yoga. Northfield offers a variety of senior…

alzheimer's disease awareness month

Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia. The disease is progressive. The symptoms begin mild with memory loss and gradually progress to the inability to perform day-to-day activities. There are two proteins involved in the progression of Alzheimer’s. The first is amyloid which…

pain management for seniors

Pain Management Tips for Seniors

Pain is a natural part of aging. However, senior citizens are less likely to tell their doctor that they are experiencing pain. That doesn’t mean that it needs to go untreated. With that in mind, Northfield offers various senior services to make sure their residents are looked after while maintaining their independence. Pain Management for…

benefits of socialization for seniors

5 Benefits of Socialization for Seniors

Nearly three in ten American seniors live alone or nearly 13.8 million people. This is worrisome because humans are social creatures, and avoidable circumstances like self-imposed isolation or natural occurrences like the death of friends and family can heavily influence a person’s social attitude affecting their mental and physical well-being. At their tender age, it…

preventing osteoporosis

Helpful Tips for Preventing Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a chronic condition that can cause your bones to become weak and brittle. If you don’t make an effort to prevent osteoporosis, you may eventually inflict a bone injury, such as small or serious fractures, in the vital body parts that affect mobility. Even if you are already showing signs of osteoporosis, you…

transitioning to independent living

Tips for Transitioning to Independent Living

If you or your loved one will be moving away from their home and transitioning to independent living, you may be wondering how to have the most comfortable move to independent senior living. Many people choose to transition to independent living because they need access to various senior services, not necessarily because they are tired…

cost of independent living

What Is the Cost of Independent Living?

If you are approaching retirement age, you may be considering your options for living arrangements. Senior living communities are a great option. They offer many senior living amenities in a comfortable and welcoming living space where they can meet people at similar stages of life. Most seniors’ primary concern when considering moving into a senior…