Senior Issues Archive

Activities that Keep Your Mind Sharp

As we age, we begin to experience a gradual decline in our physical health that is sometimes accompanied by a decline in our memory and cognition. Fortunately, the right medical alarm can help keep

An Independent Lifestyle – The Number One Concern

Many seniors grapple with health issues that make it difficult for them to maintain the same level of independence they enjoyed in their younger years. This loss of independence is often one of the

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

The Right Medical Alert System: How to Choose?

Elderly alert systems make it possible to get life-saving help on the way almost immediately in the event of heart attack, stroke, fall, or other medical emergency. But, with so many different systems on

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.

Seniors Make the Best Mentors

As a senior, you’ve spent decades on the earth, accumulating knowledge and wisdom. But now that you’re retired, how can you put all that experience to good use? One way that seniors are finding

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,

Getting the Most Out of Your Retirement

Retiring baby boomers are one of the fastest growing segments of the society, and are different from the retirees of the past. Rather than choosing to spend the “golden years” puttering, modern seniors are

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

Seniors and Creativity: How Art Feeds the Soul

Many studies validate the benefits of artistic endeavors taken on by seniors. Of course, any age group can reap these benefits, but seniors can seemingly regain a new lease on life through artistic expression.