Extreme summer temperatures can be dangerous and potentially life threatening for many individuals, particularly for those at a higher risk for heat related illness such as the elderly.
As you age, there are many reasons why you may get dehydrated more quickly, such as medications or medical conditions. Drinking water and staying hydrated is an especially important habit for the elderly to build into their daily routine for staying healthy.
Gardening is a great activity for people of all ages and has many therapeutic benefits. At CenterLight Teamcare, Regional Day Health Center Director Christine Berkner leads participants in horticulture therapy.
When life is busy, finding a moment to yourself is something to savor. We detail a delicious and simple mindfulness meditation technique that only requires a small piece of chocolate, a quiet and comfortable space, and 5 minutes.
It is very important to take medications in the way that your doctor prescribed. CenterLight’s Directory of Pharmacy Julia Shamis offers some tips and reminders for taking your medication responsibly.
According to the American Diabetes Association, 25% of adults above age 60 have diabetes. Let's take a moment to revisit 5 key strategies for controlling your diabetes.
"The most important thing about food is that it should be enjoyed!" --Avram Altman, MS, RD, Director of Nutrition Services at CenterLight Health System.
At CenterLight, we believe that it's possible to make meals delicious and culturally appropriate while making all necessary accommodations for dietary and health needs.