Get out into the countryside around Norwell to enjoy fascinating glimpses of the past and ever-changing perspectives on our classic New England landscapes. From the tranquil banks of the North River to the famous Cape Cod shore, there’s plenty to enjoy just outside your door.
Continue reading for some amazing outdoor senior activities you can enjoy in Norwell whether you’re on your own or with family and friends.
Author: nrhcadmin | Posted in: Aging Care
The area around the old Massachusetts towns of Norwell and Plymouth is rich with history and culture, yet every season brings fresh perspectives and new things to try. Whether you’re a local retiree or a visitor to our South Shore, here are some great local events for seniors to enjoy.
Author: Julia Hawkins | Posted in: Holidays with Seniors, Senior Support
A customized diet is a cornerstone of any healthcare management plan. Healthy diets, focused on the latest research findings for particular conditions, help aging adults achieve or maintain healthy weight goals, minimize symptoms, and may reduce or eliminate the need for prescription medications.
Customized Diet Plans for Medical Conditions
The right combination of nutrition therapy,
Author: nrhcadmin | Posted in: Aging Care, Senior Health
After the shock of a dementia or Alzheimer’s diagnosis fades, there are important decisions to make. Dementia is a progressive disease, and time is of the essence. As soon as possible, families should begin to explore the costs of in-home dementia care and care provided in memory care facilities and skilled nursing facilities.
Author: Jen Davis | Posted in: Alzheimer's Care
A recent study from AARP found that 77% of adults 50-years old and older prefer to age in place. Multiple studies advertise the benefits of aging in place, such as the comfort of home, family, pets, social engagement in the community, cost-effectiveness, and the ability to maintain dignity and independence.
Author: Patricia LaCroix Nihill | Posted in: Aging Care
Caregiving is a full-time job. That means most spouse and family caregivers work the equivalent of two or three different “positions” when you combine the demands of paid work, family life, and personal obligations in addition to their caregiving responsibilities.
According to the Caregiving in the U.S.
Author: Kari Kelly | Posted in: Holidays with Seniors
Diet plays a significant role in managing diabetes. As anyone who has diabetes, or their caregiver, knows, diabetes becomes a game of numbers and math. The goal is to balance blood sugar levels as much as possible, and the more you can do that with diet and exercise,
Author: Kari Kelly | Posted in: Diabetes Care
Daily physical activity is a must for senior health and overall wellbeing. According to the CDC, regular even very moderate physical exercise or movement has exponential benefits for older adults, including:
- Strength and stamina
- Heart health
- Improved mental and emotional outlook
- Weight management
- Healthy sleep habits
- Reduced episodes of depression,
Author: Jen Davis | Posted in: Aging Care
One of the most telling signs that seniors need more support to age independently in place is a lack of fresh food ingredients or, even worse, bare pantries and refrigerators shelves. This is why professional home care agencies offer grocery shopping and meal preparation as part of their services lineup,
Author: Jen Davis | Posted in: Senior Safety