One of the hardest-hit groups has been seniors living in assisted living facilities or nursing homes. During the pandemic, these facilities have had to shut down to visitors and many have experienced outbreaks leading to devastating losses.
There are things you can do today to slow or even reverse age-related mental decline both for tomorrow and for years to come.
There’s an old Jimmy Durante song that asks “don’t you know that it’s worth every treasure on earth to be young at heart?” There’s another saying that suggests you’re only as old as you feel. So, if you remain young at heart and live life to the fullest, there is no reason you can’t enjoy […]
As a society, we often tell ourselves that we’ve never been more connected to other people than we are now, thanks to the Internet. In reality, online connections do little to stave off loneliness in the aging population.
The brain is a muscle and like your biceps need regular workouts in the gym, your mind requires something similar. Here are 5 ways to keep your brain active as you get older.
Sometimes, aging can feel really complicated. Some of the things that seemed easy in youth are now challenging, and it can be a drain on your energy and self-confidence. However, there are simple ways to get back on top of your circumstances. Read on for suggestions that can help revitalize your outlook and put the spring back in your step.
If you are thinking of retiring early around the age of 50, there are some things you need to do to prepare. Not only will you need to prepare financially, there are a number of health changes you should prepare for as well.
Whether you are afraid of living in an empty house, you fear you will grow bored sitting at home, or have any other concerns, there are ways to navigate these changes and challenges.
I had what I considered to be the ideal work life balance. It was meticulously and painstakingly carved out and negotiated over the last 10 years, since the birth of my oldest son. My routine satisfied my wife, my kids and myself. Then, with one phone call, all of us were thrown into a sea of change.
There’s no doubt that having a parent or loved one move into a senior retirement community brings about substantial change. Not only for your parents, but for your entire family as well.