Senior Issues Archive

Modern Senior Care Strategies from Denmark: Should We Change Our Approach?

Denmark has been receiving attention for its national policy of moving away from providing nursing homes for its aging population and instead putting their energies into creating a system that helps the elderly remain

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

Senior Care Strategies Around the World

In many other countries around the world, it’s been tradition that elders often lived with their adult children and grandchildren. This is especially true in countries such as Japan, Korea, China, Vietnam and even

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

Action and Engagement Brings Better Health for Seniors

In his retirement, Jack had allowed himself to slow down, maybe too much. His health was starting to slide, he lost track of friends, and he was depressed. He knew he needed to get

Walk Your Way to Better Health

Lori is a 68-year-old woman living with her 72-year-old husband John in the home they’ve owned for the last 32 years. Both decided they wanted to start a walking program but were a bit

Seniors and Falls: Risk Avoidance Strategies for Senior Health

Per the CDC, one in four adults age 65 or older will experience a fall. These falls commonly result in serious injuries or even death. Therefore, it makes sense to take measures that can

Seniors: Living Longer and Healthier

Only about a century ago, living past 50 years old was unusual. Today, seniors regularly live into their 60s, 70s, 80s and, though less often, 90s or more. This is largely due to the

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