Senior Issues Archive

Best Exercise Programs for Senior Health

The many benefits of exercise for older people are well-established and widely known. Regular physical activity improves circulation, promotes healing, elevates mood, and reduces the risk of several serious health conditions. If you are

For Seniors: Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep

If you toss and turn and have trouble sleeping, you are not alone. It is estimated that about 40 percent of seniors have some level of trouble with sleep. A lack of adequate sleep

Scammers Targeting Seniors – What to Watch For

As crimes against seniors continue to rise, older people are losing billions of dollars a year to a variety of scams, ranging from Medicare and health fraud to sweepstakes and lottery scams. According to

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
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