How to Develop Care Plans to Help Both Older Adults and Caregivers
Developing and maintaining a care plan will help you balance both your life and that of the person to whom you are providing care.
Medicare Open Enrollment: How to Save Money Next Year
All changes made to coverage during Open Enrollment (Oct. 15 through Dec. 7) take effect on Jan. 1, 2020.
Seniors and Retirees Are Returning To College – Here's How You Can Too
It's never too late to further your education. Here's what seniors need to know...
50 or Over? Why You May Want to Consider New Shingles Vaccine
Shingles erupts from the same virus that causes chickenpox.
How the Internet Can Help Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease
A voluntary online memory test can help researchers learn about Alzheimer’s disease.
How Seniors Can Safely Drive Longer, According to AAA Study
What's to blame for senior-aged drivers giving up the keys? A new study reveals findings.
20 Self-Employment Ideas for Seniors to Take Charge of Their Destiny
It's never too late to follow your dreams! Seniors can find happiness with second careers.
7 Lifesaving Tips to Prevent Stroke and Stroke-Related Disability
Stroke is a leading cause of death and serious long-term disability. But you can reduce your risk with lifestyle changes.
The Blunt Lowdown on Medical Marijuana for the Disabled and Seniors
Cannabis culture has grown significantly overall. Medical marijuana has sparked much debate, but physicians and patients alike (including those with disabilities and seniors) assert it is a holistic treatment option offering vast benefits.
Will Your Family Have to Guess Your Health Care Wishes?
April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day — a time to educate and empower people of all ages to create their advance care plan.
It's not 'Just the Flu' for Seniors and People with Chronic Health Conditions
Adults 50 years of age and older are more likely than younger age groups to have a chronic illness, such as asthma or other lung disease, heart disease or diabetes that can be exacerbated by the flu.
Looking for a Well-Trained, Grateful Pet? Adopt a Senior!
Thinking about adopting a cat or dog from your local animal shelter?
Cervical Cancer Remains a Risk for All, Including Seniors
January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. In 2018, about 13,240 new cases of invasive cervical cancer were diagnosed and about 4,170 women died from the disease.
Senior Living: The Difference Between Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities
More than 80 percent of seniors plan to reside at home as they age, according to a recent survey conducted by the Retirement Living Information Center.
SilverSneakers Offers Free Fitness Programs for Seniors
Physical activity is essential to healthy living and, perhaps, especially so for mature adults. It can prevent and/or help control many health problems and also build and maintain strength, endurance, balance, flexibility and mental well-being.