Nutrition can be especially confusing for seniors, but of course these days nutrition is confusing for everyone. Every month a new study comes out that revises our understanding of what, and how much, we should eat. And even when experts agree on nutrition advice, it...
We Support: Natural disasters put everyone in their path at risk. Whether it’s a hurricane, a wildfire, a winter storm, or even a heat wave, lives can hang in the balance. But seniors are even more at risk, and the numbers only make this more clear. Here are some...
Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer found in elderly women. A woman has a one-in-eight chance of developing breast cancer over her lifetime, according to the National Cancer Institute. The older a woman is, the more likely it is she will be diagnosed with...
The unemployment rate in the U.S. dropped to 3.9 percent in July 2018, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), a figure significantly lower than 10 years ago, when unemployment rates hovered somewhere between 9 and 10 percent. So, if you’re in the market...
This guide explains the symptoms of Parkinson’s Disease, along with the five stages and treatment options.
Prostate cancer is one of the most frequently diagnosed cancers in the world, despite it only being diagnosed in males.
The flu can be deadly for seniors, but luckily its easily preventable if you ensure you’re following a few guidelines.
What exactly is a reverse mortgage? How does it work and who does it benefit? Also known as the HECM or home equity conversion mortgage in the States, the premise of reverse mortgages is simple enough - it's a loan against your house, for people 62 years of age and...
Alcohol abuse among seniors in the United States may be a bigger problem than you think. Educate yourself and find out how it can be treated.
Caring for an Alzheimer’s patient can be challenging, but knowing how to approach their needs makes life easier for both the patient and caregiver.
Implement these tips to make sure your retirement nest egg lasts as long as you need it to.
Kidney disease is a very common ailment that affects large numbers of the elderly population. Learn everything you should know, including symptoms, treatment, cost and statistics.
For the seniors who need these gadgets, advanced wearable technology is fast becoming an integral part of their safety, health, and happiness.
To keep yourself sharp, upbeat, and youthful, you need hobbies that foster those qualities. To achieve this, why not try something new?
Let’s delve into a few very simple things you can do to age gracefully and beautifully.
If you have a walk-in shower, then you should strongly consider investing in a shower seat to maximize safety.
There are little to no symptoms of the disease, so easily breaking a bone may be the first sign that you have osteoporosis.
The advantages of non-medical home care are numerous and include companionship, personalized care, and help with day-to-day home chores.
The world is full of examples of people who have come into their own as they aged, and that next great success story could be you.
Each year, one in four seniors will experience a fall, and many could be prevented with the right bathroom safety aids.
Have you considered how you can get help should you need it? There are a range of social services available to you as a senior.
Find out how traveling alone can be fulfilling and very safe for single seniors.
Home care workers ensure your safety and quality of life. Find out which type of provider may be right for you.
Life insurance is important, and it’s never too late to find the best plan for you.
Domiciliary care has its pros and cons depending on your individual situation. Find out if it’s the right option for you.
Knowing how to plan for your retirement relieves stress and helps you establish a secure future.
Keeping informed about the changes that occur as you age will also help you cope with them.
A medical alert necklace allows you to live independently and can even save your life.
Computer literacy is easy to establish and offers fulfillment and independence.
Good nutrition is important for preventing different cancers, degenerative diseases, and other health problems.
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