Making sure you get enough exercise as you age is important to your health. Posted on December 9, 2016 by Karen Fifield, Michigan State University Extension   Physical activity is something that everyone needs to maintain. It can be particularly difficult the older we get. Physical activity can be modified to suit the abilities of…

When individuals are afraid of falling they begin to limit their activities and this effects everyday life. Posted on January 29, 2016 by Erin Carter, Michigan State University Extension I have to admit, I don’t think or worry about falling very often, with the exception of when I’m running in the woods or outside in…

As parents become older, having open communication about their long-term elder care options makes this life transition much easier for all parties involved. Encourage your senior parents to discuss their wishes openly with family members. Having a “family meeting” involving as many family members as possible to express themselves and their feelings is important. Senior…