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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

Bad Balance? Tips for Avoiding a Dangerous Fall

Seniors often have problems with balance, putting them at risk of experiencing a dangerous – or even deadly – fall. If you are one of the many, many people who struggle with balance, we

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

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

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

Senior Mentoring Programs

Seniors mentoring youth may be the perfect match. Senior mentoring programs tap the valuable resource of knowledgeable older adults with time and energy to contribute, and direct all they have to offer toward children

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.

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