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An Independent Lifestyle – The Number One Concern

Many seniors grapple with health issues that make it difficult for them to maintain the same level of independence they enjoyed in their younger years. This loss of independence is often one of the

The Right Medical Alert System: How to Choose?

Elderly alert systems make it possible to get life-saving help on the way almost immediately in the event of heart attack, stroke, fall, or other medical emergency. But, with so many different systems on

Elder Care – New Technology Means Greater Freedom for Caregivers

As the population ages, more people are finding themselves in the role of part-time or full-time caregiver for an elderly parent or relative. Even senior citizens who choose to live independently may need someone

Seniors Make the Best Mentors

As a senior, you’ve spent decades on the earth, accumulating knowledge and wisdom. But now that you’re retired, how can you put all that experience to good use? One way that seniors are finding

Getting the Most Out of Your Retirement

Retiring baby boomers are one of the fastest growing segments of the society, and are different from the retirees of the past. Rather than choosing to spend the “golden years” puttering, modern seniors are

Seniors and Creativity: How Art Feeds the Soul

Many studies validate the benefits of artistic endeavors taken on by seniors. Of course, any age group can reap these benefits, but seniors can seemingly regain a new lease on life through artistic expression.

Aging Gracefully? How About Actively!

What, exactly, does aging gracefully even mean? For many years, the phrase was a less harsh statement about getting older, looking older, yet to some degree still “hanging in there.” Not very encouraging or

Seniors Take on Responsible Roles

Even though Joe is 68 years old, he still mows his own lawn, cooks for himself and his wife Millie, while Millie does laundry, light cleaning and grocery shopping. And they wouldn’t have it

Retirement: Make the Transition Healthy

Are you 65 years old or older? If so, you probably know that your body does not perform as well in general as it did when you were younger. Yet for seniors, staying active

Seniors: Turn Off That TV!

If you are 65 years or older and thinking all you’ve got left is to wait out your days in front of the TV, think again. There has never been a better time for