My Dad Needs a Speech Therapist. What is That?What exactly is a speech-language pathologist (SLP), or “speech therapist,” as they are frequently called? When someone mentions physical therapy, people instantly have some understanding of what lies before them: Some part of their body isn’t working quite right and so a therapist will physically work with them in order to correct or lessen the problem. But, speech therapy? Is the therapist
3 Reasons Seniors Should Try a New HobbyRetirement should never be boring. In fact, it’s just the opposite - and many senior adults report that they have more time than ever during their retirement years to learn new skills, meet new friends and step out of their comfort zones. Studies have shown that picking up new hobbies in your senior years isn’t just fun - it’s good for your body and mind. Here are three of the many benefits
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Exercise for Senior Adults: Unnecessary or Fountain of Youth?Not long ago, it was common belief that older adults didn’t need to exercise — retirement was time to sit back and enjoy life. Another widespread idea was that exercise was actually harmful for people with certain ailments — “I can’t exercise because I have heart disease.” Now, more people than ever, at all ages, are exercising. So, does age-old wisdom prevail, or is exercise important
Why Seniors Should Get an Annual Eye ExamTaking good care of your health means eating nutritious foods, spending time outdoors and getting plenty of rest. It also means keeping up with annual doctor appointments - which should include a regular visit to your eye doctor (also known as an optometrist).