You’ve got plans. And we’re here to help. Aging.com is dedicated to connecting you and your family with the information you need to plan your future—and to agencies and organizations that can help make those plans a reality. Our resources will guide you through decisions on key aspects of your later years, and we’re in touch with a network that can help you navigate your options. That’s why we were created: so you can make the best of what’s ahead.
One of the most difficult tasks we face is how we take care of our beloved elders. There may come a point in time when a senior can no longer live on their own, and we must make decisions regarding how we handle this situation.
More than 25 million Americans over 60 are economically insecure due to rising costs of living, wage stagnation, and unpaid debt.
Memory loss is often automatically associated with Alzheimer’s disease, a medical issue that impacts over five million Americans every year. Memory loss may be a primary symptom of Alzheimer’s, but just because an elderly person is experiencing memory loss, it does not mean he or she has the disease.
Over the last 10 to 15 years, with the increasing development of smartphones and advanced GPS, senior care has vastly improved thanks to the technology associated with these advancements.
While older people tend to become more sedentary as the challenges of old age restrict their activities, that doesn’t mean that you can’t make exercise a part of your life or the life of a loved one.
Few senior veterans take advantage of the numerous health, career, educational, and financial resources available to them. We cover the resources that can help improve comfort and quality of life.
Heart problems are the leading cause of death in the U.S. As our bodies age, these issues become more prevalent because of unavoidable factors that are symptoms of growing older.
Numerous myths surround falls and the elderly. For that reason, the first step in fall prevention is to learn the truth.
Having a pill that can make you live longer has long been something of a myth, or a hypothetical that plays out in television and movies. But there’s new research that shows this may no longer just be the thing of popular fiction
As we grow older, particularly as adults, many of us will inevitably reach the point where we begin worrying about the health of our parents.
While wading through Medicare and its various components can be confusing at times, this enrollment guide is designed to help smooth your way.
What is Medicare Part A, and how does it work with the other Medicare parts? Understanding the different components of Medicare can help you decide if this plan, which is designed to cover your hospitalization costs, is right for you.
Medicare Part B is designed to work with Medicare Part A. Part B is discussed here, but it is important to understand where this plan falls into the overall Medicare system to determine if it is right for your situation..
If you have Parts A and B but nothing else, or if you’re about to be Medicare-eligible, it may be time for you to look into what a Medicare Part C plan can offer you.