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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

The Most Common Senior Health Risks

Did you know that falls are the most common cause of injuries in people 65 years and older? These falls too often result in hospitalization as well as death. Current statistics indicate that one

Protecting Senior Health

When it comes to the health and safety of our seniors, it’s a good idea to be proactive rather than reactive. There are actions that can be taken to provide a safety net for

Caring for your Elderly Relative

Either suddenly or gradually, you may now be finding yourself taking on a new role, that of caregiver for an elderly relative. Elderly needs cover a wide range, from simply checking in on mom

Medical Alerts: 24-Hour Monitoring

82-year-old Martin was upstairs in his home while his wife Betty was in the basement doing laundry. Suddenly, Martin felt a searing pain in his chest followed by his legs collapsing beneath him. He