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Seniors Should Stay Home To Avoid CoronaVirus

With the recent pandemic of the COVID-19 CoronaVirus spreading around the world and the United States faster than any virus or epidemic we’ve ever seen in the last century, seniors are in the high

Protecting Seniors From CoronaVirus

With the recent Pandemic of the CoronaVirus, the senior population have become the highest risk category for getting the Covid-19 Virus and for getting serious illness from the disease. There are number of theories

Top Ten Senior Health Concerns

People in the U.S. are expected to live longer than ever today. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reports that at age 65, average life expectancy is an additional 19.3 years. However,

Does Alcohol Affect Memory?

Research in the past has documented the negative effects of alcohol on cognitive function. However, as reported in an article in Time, it may begin to affect memory sooner than was originally thought. In

Seniors on a Budget: Tips and Tricks to Stretch Your Dollars

Living within a tighter budget can be a challenge when you make the change from employee to retiree. This can be particularly tough for seniors with no 401k or pension plan who are getting

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

Worried About Memory Loss? Tips and Tricks for Seniors

Memory lapses can happen occasionally at any age – like the name on the tip of your tongue that you can’t quite remember. For many people, however, memory failures happen a lot more frequently

Senior Falls on the Rise in America

Falls are the number one cause of injury and death among senior citizens in America. As stated in a press release by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an older adult falls

Safe Home Tips for Seniors

Baby Boomers are redefining senior living. An increasing number of older adults are choosing to “age in place,” and remain in their own homes. Many seniors choose living on their own to have more

Why Watching the News Could Be Bad for Your Health

We are living in the information age, and while that has its advantages, it also means that we are constantly bombarded with disasters. We hear about shootings, crime, war, terrorism, human rights violations, violence,

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