Senior Issues Archive

Enjoying the Golden Years in Safety

When Frank retired from his company ten years ago at age 63, he was looking forward to traveling and working on motorcycles in his garage to his heart’s content. And he did. But now,

Medication Monitoring for Senior Safety

Anna’s daughter Mary began noticing that her 84-year-old mother was occasionally exhibiting odd behavior, such as getting angry over little things, feeling more anxious, and having trouble sleeping. She checked with Anna’s doctor, and

A Safe, Happy Retirement

Now that you are retired, you may be looking forward to doing many activities you didn’t have time for when you were working. More gardening perhaps; that woodworking hobby you’ve always wanted to set

Seniors Go Tech Savvy

It used to be that as people entered their golden years, it was expected they would retire, slow down, and settle for a much more sedentary life. This scene has changed dramatically in recent

“We Insist on Our Independence” — Modern Seniors Take Charge

Gene is 73 years old and still plays softball. 72-year-old Anita swims, takes art classes, cares for her horse, practices piano and cooks. Jack and Marie, 84 and 76 respectively, go ballroom dancing three

It Is All In the Attitude

Henry, a 76-year-old, loves to walk and jog. Even at his age, while a bit slower than he was in his 50s and 60s, he keeps up with his friends and gets great exercise.

70 Is the New 40?

There is no doubt that individuals 65 years or older are, in general, more active than their counterparts 50 years ago. Advances in medicine have been largely responsible in creating this fantastic change. It

Good News for Seniors Living Alone

If you are a senior, living alone and without any type of medical alert system, you could be in danger if you suffer a fall, have a heart attack or stroke, choke, or experience

Med Alert Systems That Go Above and Beyond

Technology is advancing at a rapid rate, and is reflected in the options and features integrated into many medical alert systems. One of the key improvements in recent years has been expanded range, allowing

What is the Best Medical Alert System for You?

If you were to ask any modern American senior citizen, they are more than likely to say they prefer to live independently. AARP research reveals that about nine out of every ten seniors over