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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

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

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

Senior Living: A New Era of Freedom

Just because Jack, a 72-year-old retired teacher, can’t jog 10 miles anymore, he still enjoys walking 3 miles several times a week around his neighborhood and is the picture of health. He and his

Technology to Support Modern Caregiving

It goes without saying that most elderly people would prefer to remain in their own homes for as long as possible. In the past, independent living was more difficult for many seniors, who often

Keep Grandma and Grandpa Safe

They were there when your kids were born, and while they grew up. The kids may have fond memories of visiting them, eating Grandma’s soft, made-from-scratch cookies, or helping Grandpa fix the lawn mower

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

Alert Systems for Seniors – How to Choose Right

As we age, our bodies don’t always cooperate as they once did. Balance can become a serious issue for seniors, leaving them vulnerable to potentially fatal falls and injuries. Those who live alone can

Choosing the Best Medical Alert

As seniors age, it’s important to consider whether they will continue to live in their homes, and what assistance they may need to be safe and secure. Currently, about 90% of elderly people intend