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As we advance in age, we have to make individual decisions regarding our future. One of those decisions may be the need to change our lifestyle so that we can improve the quality of our retirement years. So how can we achieve this? 1. Downsize Your Home. While downsizing may not be easy, moving to […]Read More
It’s that time of year when you start beating your head against the wall trying to think of the perfect gifts! What should you get your grandpa for Christmas? What do you get for a man who has, probably at one time or another, owned everything he has ever wished for? Well, the key is […]Read More
The best way to exercise one’s mind is to keep it active. Keep working and keep learning new things every day, and your mind will stay sharp. As a supplement to our section on senior education, we’ve compiled a list of online courses that may be of interest in your pursuit. Brain Headquarters This is […]Read More
While most people rely on caffeine for its immediate energy boost, others find themselves unable to sleep or feeling irritable due to the negative side effects that coffee has on their body. Here are a few reminders of basic things that contribute to your energy levels – with or without coffee, these are good practices. […]Read More
Senior living is a popular option for older adults who want to maintain a high degree of independence and have no special medical needs. However, considering the physical and mental limitations that come with advanced age, it is crucial to make safety a priority when choosing a senior home. After all, not all of such facilities […]Read More
Modern technology is for everyone. It’s not just for millennials who have already familiarized themselves with modern gadgets since they were young – senior citizens can also use today’s technology comfortably. Research showed that at least 42% of all senior citizens in the US are using smartphones. While it’s true that senior citizens aren’t the […]Read More
Getting older can be tough for most; your body may not function as well as it used to. However, there is a saying, “Laughter Is the Best Medicine.” There is a lot of research that proves this. So why not humor yourself? Here’s a list of the Best Senior Jokes for 2020, taken from numerous […]Read More
Older adults with mobility impairment, gait abnormality, Parkinson’s disease, rheumatoid arthritis, and many other health conditions rely on canes to facilitate movement similar to that of unassisted walking. Although walking canes are used widely by seniors, they are not always the best option. Disadvantages of canes Cane users tend to have shoulder issues from leaning […]Read More
Age is a natural life factor that catches up with each and every one of us, the only difference is when it will catch up with you. This is the main reason why we have many senior housing choices throughout every state in the country: to help and assist those of us (or our loved […]Read More
First of all, ECHO housing can take on several different meanings. It stands for Elder Cottage Housing Opportunity but can be interpreted as a small unit designed for seniors to “age in place” with more freedom and independence than a long-term care facility can afford. When a person reaches a point in their life where […]Read More
Explanations of the many options available to meet the "Parent-digm" shift - successful role reversal. Discussion of ways to assist elders to remain in their home and gain at-home or community-based services. Definitions of the types of communities and homes-with-care that have replaced the "old age home."Age in Place Housing
Climate change can potentially disproportionately affect the most vulnerable populations, including seniors. This group may be one of the most affected because of decreased mobility, physiological changes, and access to resources.Climate Change and Seniors