6 Ways to Honor Senior Veterans in Your Life

November 11 holds a special place in the hearts of Americans as we honor those who have served in the U.S. military. Veterans Day is a day to pay our respects to those who have fought so bravely to protect our country. There are millions of veterans who are now seniors and have a lot … Continue reading 6 Ways to Honor Senior Veterans in Your Life

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Why Getting an Annual Flu Shot is Essential for Senior Health

Flu season is in full swing, but if you haven’t already gotten your flu shot, it’s not too late. You can still get one now to help protect you during the coming months. According to the CDC, “People 65 years and older are at high risk of developing serious complications from the flu compared with … Continue reading Why Getting an Annual Flu Shot is Essential for Senior Health

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Furry Friends: The Benefits of Pets for Seniors

A major challenge for many seniors as they age is loneliness. Being retired can give them a lot of free time to do as they please, but when family and friends are still working, it can mean more time spent alone. Seniors may also have limited access to transportation making getting out and about harder. … Continue reading Furry Friends: The Benefits of Pets for Seniors

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Recognizing Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

Occasional bouts of forgetfulness are common with aging. You may have trouble remembering someone’s name, where you left your keys, or what you walked into the room for, but it does come to you, and there is no serious negative impact on your daily life. But when you’re forgetting things more often, are late paying … Continue reading Recognizing Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

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Simple Exercises Seniors Can Do at Home

In the face of COVID-19, gyms and fitness centers are among some of the last businesses that are allowed to reopen. That means that the usual exercise classes older adults may have been attending have likely been cancelled, suspended, or moved online. But just because you can’t physically go to the gym or recreation center … Continue reading Simple Exercises Seniors Can Do at Home

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