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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

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

Vitamin D and Senior Health

Vitamin D is known as the sunshine vitamin. It is unique among vitamins because it can be produced in the skin with exposure to sunlight. It can also be consumed in food and supplements.

Seniors Going Organic: Is it Worth the Cost?

Organically grown fruits, vegetables, grains, and meats are costlier than commercially produced foods, and are widely believed to be healthier for the body. Many seniors watch what they eat, and buy organic, but are

Natural Stress Relievers for Seniors

Stress is a part of life in the 21st Century and it does not go away with retirement. Seniors experience stress, just like everyone else. The difference is that coping with stress becomes more

Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

The cold winter months bring challenges for everyone, and particularly for senior citizens. When the temperature plummets, older adults face a higher risk of health issues and weather-related injuries, including frostbite, hypothermia, and falls.

Memory Foods: Do They Work?

Most people over 50 have had the “brain fog” experience at least once or twice. Humorously known as “CRS” or a “senior moment,” it can happen to the best of us now and again.

Cats or Dogs: How Pets Can Help Keep You Healthy

Cats or dogs? It’s an age-old question and many people, seniors included, have strong feelings on both sides of that argument. Choosing a wagging tail or affectionate purrs is a personal choice. Regardless of

The Secret to Avoiding Falls

Falls are a leading cause of injury and death for senior citizens, and the risk increases with age. According to the National Council on Aging: An older adult is treated is an emergency room

Staying Productive Can Reduce Depression in Seniors

Far too many people 65 and older suffer from depression. Factors that contribute to the problem include physical disabilities, mental decline, isolation, and dementia. Perhaps the biggest contributing factor is the loss of a

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