Safeguarding against COVID-19 with vaccine clinics and more.   LEARN MORE   > Close

5 Natural Remedies for Seniors to Manage Winter Arthritis Pain

Learn the symptoms of arthritis in seniors and how seniors can minimize arthritic pain during the winter
5 Natural Remedies for Seniors to Manage Winter Arthritis Pain
No matter your need, we have the right community for you. Get started finding the perfect new home for you or your loved one today!
Natural Remedies for Seniors Experiencing Joint Pain from Arthritis

Here are some great ways for seniors to minimize arthritic pain during the winter.

Wear Many Layers to Keep Joints Warm

Keep joints warm by wearing sweaters, coats, gloves, and other winter clothing articles. This will minimize arthritic discomfort.

Drink Green Tea 

Green tea is known to have a wide range of health benefits. It can also help with arthritis pain by blocking chemicals in the body that are believed to cause inflammation. Green tea can also protect cartilage from further damage caused by arthritis.

Maintain a Healthy Diet

Maintaining a nutritious diet is important for overall good health. In addition, there are specific foods that can help with reducing inflammation and joint discomfort. Some foods that decrease inflammation include kale, spinach, grapes, cherries, berries, fish, plums, and nuts. It’s also essential to stay away from foods with a high amount of sugar, which can make pain much worse.

Exercise

Keeping up with a regular exercise routine will help lessen joint discomfort (not to mention the cognitive health benefits of exercise for seniors). By moving, older adults can minimize the stiffness that comes with arthritis and even reduce swelling.

Vitamin D

Vitamin D is an important nutrient for the body. It helps reduce inflammation, which plays a big role in pain management. Foods such as cod liver oil, fortified cereal, and tuna are great sources of vitamin D. Check out our tips for avoiding vitamin deficiency through the winter months.

Frontier Management is Here to Help the Senior Community

Arthritis in older people can cause painful inflammation in the joints, making it a challenge to navigate day-to-day activities during wintertime. The good news however is that there are some very effective natural remedies to help decrease arthritic pain.

The highly experienced and knowledgeable professionals at Frontier are here to support our communities by promoting the health of all seniors.

Should you have any questions about conditions like arthritis, we can help. Contact us today! We also cordially invite you to visit one of our beautiful properties, take a tour and meet our friendly staff.

Find a community near you that perfectly fits your needs.