Winter is in full swing, and with it comes flu season, icy roads, and cold temperatures! With colds, flu, and a new strain of COVID-19 going around, you may not consider the colder temperatures to be of concern, but it’s important to stay warm.  As we age, we tend to lose body heat more quickly.…

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From CareWell’s Daily Active Living Newsletter Older adults’ risk of falling may have increased during the pandemic due to declines in physical activity and mobility, along with increased isolation, a University of Michigan poll shows. Many also became more fearful of falling, which, in turn, can increase the risk. “Taking steps now to reduce fall…

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Maintaining healthy eating habits is important at all stages of life, but as we age we may experience some unexpected barriers that make these habits more difficult. There are several ways to make healthy eating easier as we adapt to changes in schedules, health, and ability. Here are a few tips to incorporate as we…

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Mental health plays a considerable role in overall health and wellbeing, and only recently are many of these conditions being normalized brought to the forefront in the media.  Many challenges surround the diagnosis and treatment of mental health conditions including identifying risk factors, increasing awareness, receiving proper treatment, removing the stigma, eliminating health disparities, and…

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Winters in Michigan can feel cold, dark, and very long. With many making the effort to stay safe at home during the pandemic, this winter may feel even longer, especially if you have a caregiver who is unable to visit you as frequently. Don’t worry, there are several Assistive Technology devices to help you get…

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Winter is in full swing, and with it comes flu season, icy roads, and cold temperatures! With colds, flu, and a new strain of COVID-19 going around, you may not consider the colder temperatures to be of concern, but it’s important to stay warm.  As we age, we tend to lose body heat more quickly.…

Read more

From CareWell’s Daily Active Living Newsletter Older adults’ risk of falling may have increased during the pandemic due to declines in physical activity and mobility, along with increased isolation, a University of Michigan poll shows. Many also became more fearful of falling, which, in turn, can increase the risk. “Taking steps now to reduce fall…

Read more

Maintaining healthy eating habits is important at all stages of life, but as we age we may experience some unexpected barriers that make these habits more difficult. There are several ways to make healthy eating easier as we adapt to changes in schedules, health, and ability. Here are a few tips to incorporate as we…

Read more

Mental health plays a considerable role in overall health and wellbeing, and only recently are many of these conditions being normalized brought to the forefront in the media.  Many challenges surround the diagnosis and treatment of mental health conditions including identifying risk factors, increasing awareness, receiving proper treatment, removing the stigma, eliminating health disparities, and…

Read more

Winters in Michigan can feel cold, dark, and very long. With many making the effort to stay safe at home during the pandemic, this winter may feel even longer, especially if you have a caregiver who is unable to visit you as frequently. Don’t worry, there are several Assistive Technology devices to help you get…

Read more