4 Tips for a Better Hospital Stay
No one wants to go to the hospital, but unfortunately as we age this becomes increasingly likely. Seniors tend to have more hospital admissions than younger adults. In order to be as comfortable in... read more
Published on December 28, 2017.
Making Health a Thanksgiving Tradition
During Thanksgiving and the rest of the holidays, many traditions center around food and feasting together. However, as millions of Americans are caring for aging adults or managing chronic illnesses themselves, it is time... read more
Published on November 7, 2017.
Understanding Hoarding in Seniors
At Sound Options, we are always discussing the spaces we live in and how it impacts seniors’ lifestyles, safety, comfort, and even how they age. One of the most tragic issues concerning a living space... read more
Published on June 1, 2017.
Aging Appetites - Helping with Appetite Loss in Seniors
If you are a caregiver helping to provide meals to a loved one, you may have asked yourself what causes loss of appetite in seniors? Loss of... read more
Published on March 1, 2017.
Heart Disease and Dental Health Connections
Research indicates bacteria and inflammation in the mouth are associated with problems like heart disease and dementia. The culprit: plaque build-up. Plaque is from bacteria that continuously forms on our teeth. If the plaque build-up goes untreated, this... read more
Published on February 7, 2017.
Heart Healthy Foods
There are so many foods to eat to keep our heart healthy. Keep in mind, the best foods are fresh and in as natural a state as possible. Here are some of our favorites:
More dark chocolate,... read more
Published on February 1, 2017.
A Fresh Approach to Stress
With the New Year comes a fresh start and in 2017, we have an opportunity to take a fresh approach to an old problem: STRESS. Our ability to manage stress directly relates to better... read more
Published on January 3, 2017.
Let's Have a Heart to Heart
What is Heart Disease?
Heart disease is one of many cardiovascular diseases stemming from the process called atherosclerosis. According to the American Heart Association, atherosclerosis is a condition that develops when a substance called plaque... read more
Published on February 1, 2016.