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Safe Independent Living

For many aging seniors, aging in place and continuing to live independently for as long as possible is a high priority. Older adults tend to value their independence, and it can be difficult to

Intergenerational Mentoring

As they get older, some seniors struggle to find ways to continue to feel connected to their communities. At the same time, many communities have needs that go unmet — needs that older adults

Staying Productive Can Reduce Depression in Seniors

Far too many people 65 and older suffer from depression. Factors that contribute to the problem include physical disabilities, mental decline, isolation, and dementia. Perhaps the biggest contributing factor is the loss of a

Making the Most of Your Retirement Years

While facing the daily grind, working long hours, and saving for the future, many people look longingly to retirement. When our working years are over, we can set our own schedules, pursue our own

Getting Back into Action After Hip Surgery

Hip fractures and deterioration of the hip joint are issues experienced almost exclusively by seniors over the age of 60, and surgical intervention is often necessary to restore mobility. If you suffer a fractured

Home Safety in the “Golden Years”

The years after retirement can be some of the freest, most exciting years of a person’s life: without career obligations, seniors are can now explore new hobbies and interests that they’ve always wanted to

Great Exercise Programs for Seniors

Staying physically active is one of the most important ways a senior can maintain their physical and mental health as they age. Regular exercise has been shown to decrease some of the most common

Walking: The Ultimate Exercise for Seniors

Staying fit and active is crucial to maintaining health and wellness for seniors. Regularly walking can provide a multitude of health benefits that are important for the aging body and mind. Falls are a

A Healthy Senior is a Happy Senior

The healthy habits we develop early on in life tend to carry over into our senior years – healthy young people are more likely to become healthy seniors. But being an older adult comes

What is “Executive Function” in Memory for Seniors?

It’s no secret that many seniors struggle with memory loss. The Institute for Dementia Research & Prevention estimates that 1 in 6 women and 1 in 10 men who are over the age of