Category Archives: Health & Wellness

Seniors health and wellness focuses on the well-being and overall health of older adults. It encompasses various aspects such as physical, mental, emotional, and social well-being. Seniors health and wellness programs often include activities, services, and resources that promote healthy aging, address age-related challenges, and support seniors in maintaining a high quality of life. This can include exercise programs, health screenings, preventive care, mental health support, social engagement opportunities, nutrition guidance, and access to healthcare services tailored to the unique needs of older adults. The aim is to help seniors stay active, independent, and achieve optimal health throughout their aging journey.

The benefits of owning and caring for pets

Senior Online Magazine The benefit of owning and caring for pets

If you feel like you see more people with pets these days, it’s not just your imagination! In 2023, 66% of households reported owning a pet compared to 56% in 1988 (Forbes). As a senior online and print magazine that covers senior lifestyle tips, we thought it would be fun to share some reasons you […]

How to reduce sugar intake without drastic changes

Senior Online Magazine How to reduce sugar intake without drastic changes

Sugars are sweet, caloric compounds that occur naturally in fruits, vegetables, milk and honey, and are one of three main types of carbohydrates which include starches and fibers. Carbohydrates are one of the three macronutrients found in foods and drinks along with proteins and fats. Carbohydrates are an essential part of a person’s diet because […]

MetroHealth Mobile Clinic Press Release

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MetroHealth, an OurSeniors.Net partner, is committed to making high-quality primary care accessible to the senior community. Accessibility is an important issue in providing senior healthcare. For many seniors, lack of mobility is a roadblock that prevents them from getting prompt, effective medical care. MetroHealth has invested in a unique solution to this common problem. The […]

Ask Dr. Q – Winter 2024

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“Ask Dr. Q.” gives OurSeniors readers a chance to get expert answers to specific senior-related health questions. Dr. Steven Quaning is Medical Director and Chief Physician at Metro Health, a network of medical practices dedicated to senior care. He is Board Certified in Geriatric Medicine, medical care specifically aimed at seniors. In our “Ask Dr. […]