Heart Healthy Foods to Keep You Ticking

An unhealthy lifestyle can lead to an array of unpleasant health risks, and the heart is no exception. A heart that isn’t taken care of means potential for cardiovascular disease, stroke, heart attack, high blood pressure, and clogged arteries. Before it’s too late, take care of your ticker with the following heart healthy foods. Fish [...]

By |April 25th, 2016|Health and Wellness|0 Comments

Reduce Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

So you’ve had an increase of weight, blood pressure, LDL (bad) cholesterol, and blood glucose levels while there’s a decrease in HDL (good) cholesterol. As if these symptoms aren’t scary enough on their own, your doctor uttered the words, “type 2 diabetes.” Maybe you’re pre-diabetic or headed that way. Scary stuff. But it doesn’t have [...]

By |April 22nd, 2016|Health and Wellness|0 Comments

How Important Is Your Chronological Age?

A growing trend in health and wellness, is to focus less on chronological age, and more on biological age. But what is the difference between the two? Chronological age refers to how many years you have been alive, while biological age has to do with the age your body is from a biological standpoint. Let’s [...]

By |April 21st, 2016|Health and Wellness|0 Comments

Tips For Decorating Small Spaces

Once you have decided to make Big River your new home, you may begin to wonder how to make your nursing home room feel like home. There are some key points to keep in mind when decorating a smaller space, and the tips below will help you get heading in the right direction. Take Measurements [...]

By |April 20th, 2016|Health and Wellness|0 Comments

How Can Virtual Therapy Be Used Within The Senior Care Industry?

For many months we have been hearing about the success and results of the beta testing phase of the 360-degree virtual goggles—Oculus Rift. Prior to the recent release, universities and medical facilities around the globe were the only ones able to get their hands on this evolving virtual technology—but as of March 2016 these virtual [...]

By |April 20th, 2016|Health and Wellness|0 Comments