Deductible Medical Expenses

March marks the beginning of tax season, the time of year when accountants work overtime and the rest of us stare blankly at our return, wondering what boxes to tick. Each year, around $1.25 trillion dollars’ worth of rebates are claimed by U.S. residents, with the average rebate estimated to be over $3,000, according to … Continue reading Deductible Medical Expenses

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Dealing with Loss of Appetite in an Aging Parent

Older age often brings with it changes to the way seniors eat on a daily basis, which can lead to worry for families responsible for their care. Thankfully, any gradual reduction in a senior’s appetite is not usually due to illness or disease, but more often than not, just a natural part of the ageing … Continue reading Dealing with Loss of Appetite in an Aging Parent

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Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

The winter time can get pretty rough in the Greensboro area. Sure, it’s not as bad as some parts of the United States, but it can get cold in the heart of winter. That means that it’s more important than ever that seniors are prepared for the cold and are able to stay safe and … Continue reading Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

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What You Need to Know About Glaucoma

Glaucoma is one of the worst diseases out there. It affects more than three million Americans and half of those people aren’t even aware that they have glaucoma. However, January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, so we are here to make sure you know everything you need to know about this degenerative disease. If you’re … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Glaucoma

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Fighting Off Seasonal Depression Through Hobbies

Think back to your favorite holiday memories. Are you thinking about cozying up to the fire with a soft blanket and a book? Going outside to play in the first snow of the season? Or maybe having holiday dinner with your family before going to open presents? All of these memories probably bring you feelings … Continue reading Fighting Off Seasonal Depression Through Hobbies

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Exploring Holiday Volunteer Opportunities

The holiday spirit is certainly contagious. One minute, you’re cleaning up Thanksgiving dinner and the next, you’re singing Christmas carols with your family. The holiday season is one of everyone’s favorite times of the year because of the quality time you get to spend with friends and family. However, there are some people out there … Continue reading Exploring Holiday Volunteer Opportunities

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5 Day Trip Ideas for Seniors

IIf you’re feeling a bit down or like you just need to get out of the house, then a day trip might just be the perfect remedy for you! Day trips are sort of like mini-vacations in your own city. But unlike real vacations, they don’t require a lot of planning – so there’s no … Continue reading 5 Day Trip Ideas for Seniors

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5 Miraculous Benefits of Music for Seniors

Everyone loves music. That statement is true, no matter where you go in the world! Off the top of our head, we can all name one of our favorite songs or favorite artists that we love listening to. But music has some seriously miraculous benefits, other than being nice to listen to. And these are … Continue reading 5 Miraculous Benefits of Music for Seniors

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Hiking for Health in Your Senior Years

If you are a senior who wants to keep fit and able to live independently among your family and friends in your own community, you need to exercise regularly. That does not necessarily mean an exercise class at the local seniors’ center, a swim at the YMCA or two rounds of golf a week. It … Continue reading Hiking for Health in Your Senior Years

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Oral Hygiene Becomes Increasingly Vital for Senior Happiness and Health

Too many seniors accept oral decay as an inevitable part of the aging process while others become forgetful or lazy during retirement and stop practicing vigorous, dentist-recommended care practices. However, the benefits of good dental hygiene go beyond ensuring a bright smile and pleasant breath. A wealth of clinical and anecdotal evidence from the American … Continue reading Oral Hygiene Becomes Increasingly Vital for Senior Happiness and Health

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