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5 Major Benefits of Walking: The Perfect Exercise for Seniors

5 Major Benefits of Walking: The Perfect Exercise for Seniors

“Today, gerontologists and other senior health experts agree that walking might just be the perfect exercise for older adults,” says Frank Frustillo, Director of Rehabilitation Services at Saunders House, located in Wynnewood, PA.

Unlike many other forms of exercise that entail buying special equipment or making regular trips to the health club or gym, walking can be done anywhere, at any time – at your convenience and with little or no expense. And all you need to get started is a comfortable pair of walking shoes that fit well and give you good support and balance.

Coordinating a Caregiving Team for Your Loved One Needing Memory Care

Coordinating a Caregiving Team for Your Loved One Needing Memory Care

“If you’ve assumed the role of primary caregiver for a loved one requiring memory care, it is very important that you begin organizing a caregiver support team as soon as possible,” says Susan Irrgang, Executive Director of Saunders House, located in Wynnewood, PA.

Memory care authorities explain that providing daily memory care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other form of dementia can be extremely taxing on your physical, emotional and spiritual health – even to the point of causing exhaustion and ‘burnout.’

Your Guide to Planning for Long-term Care for a Loved One

Your Guide to Planning for Long-term Care for a Loved One

“Today, we are fortunate to live in an age when science, medicine and nutrition have made it possible to live longer lives,” says Susan Irrgang, Executive Director of Saunders House located in Wynnewood, PA

“However, all of us are all still vulnerable to the changes that accompany the aging process. And while none of us can predict or change what the future holds, we all have the ability to prepare and plan for it to have some control over how it effects our lives,” adds Susan.

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