August 2017 Archives

Use Labor Day For A Self-Care Day

Aug 31, 2017 — Self care for caregivers is vital when you care for aging parents, as it allows you to recharge physically, mentally and emotionally.

7 Ways to Lower Your Fall Risk & Stay Safe at Home

Aug 30, 2017 — 1 in 3 seniors fall every year, but there are ways seniors can lower their fall risk in 7 simple steps.

The Financial Realities of Retirement Today

Aug 29, 2017 — It is now harder than ever before for people to save enough to retire comfortably. But there are ways to save money as you near and even enter retirement, including aging at home.

The Rise of Senior Volunteers

Aug 24, 2017 — Many people are drawn to volunteer work during retirement, but it’s now become such a trend that volunteer work is referred to as a “second career.” In addition to the satisfaction of helping other people, there are significant health benefits of voluntee

Social Interactions Promote Emotional and Physical Health

Aug 22, 2017 — More and more studies are starting to show that the key to long term health goes beyond getting exercise and eating right. Social connectedness plays a big role in keeping people happy and healthy with age, especially for those who live alone.

Immunizations: What Seniors Should Know

Aug 17, 2017 — There are so many options out there when it comes to vaccines for adults these days, but are they all necessary? Some are, yes.

What You Need to Know About Seniors and Financial Abuse

Aug 15, 2017 — With the issue of seniors and financial abuse receiving attention from activists and lawmakers nationwide, preventing financial fraud is becoming increasingly important for seniors.

Seniors, Insomnia and Falls

Aug 10, 2017 — Research shows that a large percentage of people over age 65 have symptoms of insomnia. So, what effect could this have on senior falls and what can you do for senior fall prevention?

Be A Better You: Get Engaged in Your Finances

Aug 03, 2017 — When it comes to retirement planning and financial help for seniors, you need to do more than simply follow a budget -- you need to be actively engaged in your finances.

Friendship & Social Support for Caregivers

Aug 01, 2017 — While it's understandable for caregivers to develop tunnel vision and focus solely on the tasks in front of them, this outlook separates them from their biggest source of social support: friends and loved ones, who are a big help for caregivers.

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