After 20 years of caring for families at Pueblo Community Health Center, Dr. Rona Knudsen embraces her role as InnovAge PACE’s Center Medical Director, helping vulnerable older adults in the community. <br />
The Benefits of Growing Older
Seniors are changing norms and stereotypes around getting older. Many are finding ways to improve their quality of life and be a positive influence on older adults and others.
Reducing Food Insecurity for Seniors
“Seniors can struggle with food. There are many factors: some can’t stand up and cook, others have dementia and it’s not safe for them to use their ovens. We can help.”
Helping Seniors Thrive Independently
“Their medical and emotional health, social situations, and ability to do daily activities: the InnovAge care team works together to meet each senior's needs.”
Sleep Hygiene: Tips for Better Rest
A good night’s rest can have a positive impact on our physical, mental, and emotional health. Learn habits that can improve the quality of your sleep.
Staying connected with friends and family can help older adults better maintain their physical, mental, and emotional health.
A Whole Body Approach to Eating Right
Eating the right foods can help control weight and manage or prevent various diseases, including heart disease, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, and some cancers. Maintaining a h...
Suicide Prevention in Older Adults
In 2020, people aged 85 and older ranked as having the highest suicide rates of any age group, with older men far surpassing older women in numbers. Individuals in the next youngest category, 75 to...
Benefits of Being Positive
“When I walk into the dining room I always say, ‘Hello everybody!’ says Debra, a participant at InnovAge's Denver PACE center. “I then walk over to folks and say, &lsquo...
Foot Care Tips for Seniors
Did you know that each foot contains 26 bones, 33 joints, and over a 100 muscles, ligaments, tendons, and nerves? It’s no wonder foot care is essential to stay healthy and maintain a good qua...
Five Reasons for Regular Eye Exams
Eye exams are important for everyone, but especially for older adults with chronic health conditions. Many underlying problems can go undetected until it is too late to prevent permanent damage. ...