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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

Senior Living at its Best

Without the pressures of the typical 40-hour workweek they were experiencing before retirement, many seniors find themselves with lots of free time and a flexible schedule. In retirement, older adults are finally free to

Baby Boomers: A Fun, Active Retirement

Baby Boomers are retiring at the rate of approximately 10,000 per day. By the year 2030, nearly 73 million Americans age 65 and older will make up more than 20% of the U.S. population.

Volunteering: Seniors in Action

With medical advances keeping seniors healthy and active for longer, retirement no longer has to mean the end of a productive life. AARP even goes so far as to call retirement a second career,

The Pros and Cons of Senior Life

Retirement – what a relief! You finally have time to do all those things you have imagined – travel, hobbies, visiting, family, and just taking it easy, without the constant go-go-go. Even so, retirement

Age is a State of Mind, Right?

Mavis, a widow, had been anticipating her retirement from her corporate job for a few years, and now it was going to happen in a week. She had many plans that included travel, exercise

Retirement? Bring It On.

You may have heard of the “way it’s supposed to be,” i.e. you’re born, you grow up, you work, raise a family, retire, then die. If that’s the way you are thinking, then you

Living Independently is a Big Deal

Joe and Ethel are both in their mid 70s. They still live in their own home and mutually take care of it. They also shop for groceries, cook, occasionally go out with friends, and

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

Remote Monitoring for Senior Health

Joe lives alone. He’s 72 years old and a widow. Retired, he spends as much time in the garden as possible. He also enjoys cooking, visiting with neighbors, and seeing his grandchildren when they