Exercise Your Brain: Play Video Games!

Research is showing that challenging your brain as you get older can help prevent cognitive decline. One recommendation is to learn something new, like a different language. For older adults who are not electronically inclined, playing video games is like mastering a whole new medium. If you have children or grandchildren, especially boys who play … Continue reading Exercise Your Brain: Play Video Games!

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Retired? Part-Time Work May Be Just the Ticket

For many retirees, working part-time is the best of both worlds because it brings in some income while allowing time for leisure activities. Plus, having a job keeps you involved in the world, which research on aging has shown keeps you sharp and happy. Surveys indicate that many Americans plan on working in retirement, for … Continue reading Retired? Part-Time Work May Be Just the Ticket

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Laugh Your Stress and Pain Away

“Laughter has really changed my life. I feel happier and more focused about things that make me happy. It has changed me from being a serious person to a much lighter person. I also use laughter as my personal stress management therapy to keep my stress levels low, as I have a very stressful job.” … Continue reading Laugh Your Stress and Pain Away

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What to Do When a Senior’s Care is Too Much for the Family

Families who are dealing with a senior loved one’s chronic care needs are constantly tested in their resolve. It takes a special person to continuously provide care and find resources for support while also managing their own responsibilities. Often it is an adult child who is charged with this task and often that adult child … Continue reading What to Do When a Senior’s Care is Too Much for the Family

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Home of the Future

There’s a housing crisis looming for seniors. With baby boomers entering their retirement years at a rapid rate, most housing is not keeping up with their needs. Most older adults say they want to stay in their homes as they age, but most homes are not designed for older bodies that have a hard time … Continue reading Home of the Future

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