Senior Issues Archive

Seniors Embracing Technology

Although the learning curve can be challenging and seniors may be late to adopt new technology, more older people are now embracing the digital age. According to Pew Research Center surveys, a clear majority

Senior Health and Sleep – It Matters

Contrary to a popular myth, older adults do not need less sleep than younger adults. As stated on WebMD, although it may vary from person to person, adults require approximately the same amount of

Tips to Avoid Senior Identity Theft

Seniors who are worried about identity theft have good reason to be nervous. Millions of people across the nation fall victim every year. Senior identity theft is on the rise, placing older adults in

Lifestyle Changes Can Resolve Late-Life Anxiety

We all experience anxiety from time to time. However, older people have a higher risk of experiencing troublesome anxiety that becomes disruptive to life for several reasons: Seniors experience more losses. Older people suffer

Seniors Looking for Love

According to the United States Census Bureau, 19 million unmarried people ages 65 and older were living in the U.S. in 2015. These single seniors made up 18 percent of all unmarried adults in

Assisted Living – Pros and Cons

Many Baby Boomers retiring today prefer to live independently at home for as long as possible. Others choose assisted living for a variety of benefits that are not available to seniors living alone. As

Senior Scammers – What to Watch For

The National Council on Aging (NCOA) reports that scams targeting seniors are so prevalent that they are considered the crime of the 21st Century. These scams are thought to be low risk crimes because

Senior Quality of Life: Try Music, Not TV

According to an article presented by NPR, Americans are watching more TV than ever. The average person in the U.S. watches more than five hours a day, and seniors are watching even more TV

Memory and Alcohol – Is There a Connection?

Growing older isn’t easy. Aging affects overall health and well-being and increases the risk of various health conditions. One of the most dreaded effects of aging is memory loss and cognitive impairment. Recent research

Vitamin D and Senior Health

Vitamin D is known as the sunshine vitamin. It is unique among vitamins because it can be produced in the skin with exposure to sunlight. It can also be consumed in food and supplements.
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