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One of the greatest concerns among seniors is the possibility of developing Alzheimer’s or Dementia. In fact, according to a poll done by AARP, cognitive decline is a concern among 87% of America’s seniors! But is there anything we can do to stop it? Research has shown that mental stimulation exercises can contribute to preventing mental…Read More
As your parents age and enter retirement, they may be considering moving to a retirement community for many reasons. Some seniors choose to move to a retirement community for the social benefits it offers. Others may choose to move because of the quality of healthcare options available within the community. But making such a move may be…Read More
Transitioning from one phase of life to another is often accompanied by a range of emotions. And retirement is no different. You’ve spent a good majority of your life in the working and acquiring phase, and now you’re considering retirement. This phase of your life is meant to enjoy and relax after all the hard…Read More
There may be many emotions you associate with retirement, but one you probably don’t associate with it is depression. However, post-retirement depression is a very common issue that is not widely talked about. Retirement brings major life changes with it, and it is common for retirees to feel a loss of identity, boredom, or loneliness….Read More
When seniors who normally live independently are involved in an accident causing serious injuries or are recovering from an illness or surgery, they may need more support in their daily living than they would usually require. When this happens it is difficult to think about losing your independence and being placed in a nursing home….Read More
Many seniors have gone through the unfortunate experience of losing a spouse. In fact, according to U.S. census figures it is estimated that about 40% of women and 13% of men who are 65 years or older have lost a spouse. Often times, the living spouse has spent a good majority of their lives with their now…Read More
As we age our loved ones continue to age as well, and many of us will find ourselves in the role of acting as a caregiver for our parents. Of course we want to provide our parents with the best possible care and the best quality of life when they are no longer able to care for…Read More
It seems people have been searching for the proverbial “fountain of youth” since the beginning of time. The beauty industry has capitalized on this by promoting endless anti-aging and age-reversal products and services. And while we can’t stop ourselves from growing older, getting older doesn’t have to mean feeling older. There are plenty of things…Read More
One of the most challenging things seniors and their families face as they get older is the possibility of receiving an Alzheimer’s diagnosis. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, there are more than 5 million people currently living with the disease, and one third of all seniors die with an Alzheimer’s diagnosis. Unfortunately, the numbers are predicted to…Read More
Many of us spend years thinking of retirement and waiting for the time when we will sit back and relax only to find that in retirement the last thing we want to do is kick back and relax. Boredom in retirement is a problem faced by many seniors, a problem that can lead to serious…Read More