Help a Lonely Senior: Participate In National Letter to an Elder Day
February 09, 2023 Family & Loved Ones
February 26 is National Letter to an Elder Day, dedicated to fighting senior loneliness. You can participate by sending a letter or nominating someone to receive letters. Here’s how.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Senior Heart Health
February 07, 2023 Health & Safety
We know eating right and watching our weight can affect our heart health. But did you know these surprising things also affect the health of your ticker?
Fresh Ways To Send Loneliness Packing
February 02, 2023 Family & Loved Ones
Senior loneliness and isolation can lead to physical and mental health problems. Here are some ideas to combat it that you might not have considered.
Senior Lifestyle Trends and Options All About Aging in the Right Place
January 26, 2023 Life Planning
Choices for senior living abound, and trends for affinity communities and amenities are plentiful. Choosing the right place to live based on your needs and desires is most important.
Coping With the Post-Holiday Blues
January 24, 2023 Family & Loved Ones
It’s understandable to feel a little let down after the November and December holidays, especially if it is cold where you live. These tips can help you get going again.
8 Signs Your Loved One Needs In-Home Help
January 19, 2023 Family & Loved Ones
Did you visit your elderly loved one recently and notice unclean clothing, bills piling up, an untidy home, or no food in the fridge? Here are eight key indicators that could mean your loved one could use the help of a caregiver to ensure their well-being at home.
Many Older Adults Keep Falls a Secret. Here Are Reasons They Shouldn’t!
January 18, 2023 Health & Safety
Older adults who fall and keep it a secret do so for many reasons, but it is a bad idea and here’s why.
You Are What You Eat—Yes, You Really Are.
January 17, 2023 Health & Safety
Poor nutrition is a concern for older adults for various reasons. Health problems can arise if the issue isn’t addressed. These tips can help.
Got Magnesium? Why This Mineral Is Important for Older Adults
January 12, 2023 Health & Safety
Magnesium helps regulate muscles, nerves, blood sugar levels, and blood pressure, among many other things, yet it is estimated that more than 70% of those over age 70 are deficient in it. Read on for why you need it and how you can ensure you get enough of this important mineral.
The Eyes Have It: Facts Seniors Should Know About Glaucoma
January 10, 2023 Health & Safety
January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. Here are risk factors and prevention tips you should know.