The Cottages Blog

Slowed Walking May Be a Sign of Mental Decline

As we age, our muscles and joints go through many different changes. So it’s not unusual for seniors to slow down a bit when it comes to walking, but for some seniors, slowed walking may ... Read More

Your Job Could Be Protecting Your Brain from Alzheimer's Disease

The job that you have might be one of the many things that’s protecting you from Alzheimer’s disease. Read More

Weight Management is Key in Seniors' Health

As we age, our eating habits change. Seniors are not as active as younger adults, so their metabolisms adjust accordingly. These changes, combined with the side effects of some ... Read More

Personalized Music May Benefit Seniors with Dementia

Many studies have been done on how different types of art can help seniors with dementia. From Read More

5 Healthy Summer Foods for Seniors

With the warm weather and many family members on summer break, we eat so many great, delicious foods in the summertime at get-togethers and block parties. Remember that while it’s ok to ... Read More

Cataracts and You: A Seniors' Guide

A cataract is what happens when your eye’s natural lens becomes cloudy. The lens ... Read More

How Often Should Seniors Be Screened for Cancer?

Screening for cancer is when a doctor tests a person for cancer before they have any symptoms. Cancer screenings can help your doctor detect cancer at its earliest stages, and when ... Read More

An Interesting Experimental Drug Is Being Tested for Alzheimer's

There is an experimental drug that is being tested in the fight against Read More