5 Simple Home-Improvement Ideas for Increased Senior Safety

5 Simple Home-Improvement Ideas for Increased Senior Safety

Seniors these days prefer to stay at home in their post retirement lives. Not long ago, nursing homes and other such facilities represented the next step in senior life for those who could no longer manage on their own. Today, however, our aging population is living longer — and staying at home longer — than … Continue reading 5 Simple Home-Improvement Ideas for Increased Senior Safety

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Alzheimer’s and Aging: Know the Early Warning Signs

Alzheimer’s and Aging: Know the Early Warning Signs

Alzheimer’s Disease is the most widely known form of dementia, and it affects more than 5.3 million people in the United States alone. The majority of those individuals are over the age of 65, but many Alzheimer’s sufferers begin to display signs and symptoms in the years leading up to the traditional retirement age. When … Continue reading Alzheimer’s and Aging: Know the Early Warning Signs

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Depression and Old Age — Advice for Seniors and Their Caregivers

Around the world, it is estimated that 350 million people suffer from the debilitating condition known as clinical depression. In the United States, 14.8 million adults — nearly seven percent of the total population — suffer from the disease, making it a major public health concern. What’s more, people are more likely to experience depressive … Continue reading Depression and Old Age — Advice for Seniors and Their Caregivers

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8 Amazing Activities Seniors and Kids Can Do Together

8 Amazing Activities Seniors and Kids Can Do Together

The holiday season has come and gone, and the calendar that was once so full of events and activity has become empty. For seniors, this can be a lonely time. However, it’s also a tough time for kids who have just experienced the magical wonder of family time during the holidays, but now have to … Continue reading 8 Amazing Activities Seniors and Kids Can Do Together

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Seniors and Pets – Advice for a Great Relationship

Seniors and Pets – Advice for a Great Relationship

One of the most heartbreaking downsides to aging is a growing sense of loneliness. People retire from their jobs, which causes the loss of a significant social center, and as they grow older, they watch as their peers pass away or move on to other parts of the world. Families grow, but they also become … Continue reading Seniors and Pets – Advice for a Great Relationship

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