Lifestyle

  • Apr 26, 2021
How to Shop for Secondhand Fashion Online

Do you love brands like Ann Taylor, Eileen Fisher, Diane Von Furstenberg, J. Jill, or Talbots, but…

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  • Apr 5, 2021
Booking an Outdoor Adventure on AirBnb

The days are getting longer and lighter and the weather is getting warmer.  After a long year…

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  • Dec 12, 2019
Tech the Halls: Technology Gifts for Seniors

With more Americans choosing to age in place than ever before, there is an increased demand for…

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  • Sep 23, 2019
The Art of Tidying Up For Seniors

Moving or downsizing is a great excuse to finally tackle all the clutter and forgotten piles of…

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  • May 6, 2019
5 Mother's Day Gifts to Help Keep Mom Safe

With Mother’s Day quickly approaching, you may be in need of gift ideas for mom (or grandmom).…

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  • Apr 23, 2019
Senior- Friendly Volunteer Opportunities

The many health benefits of volunteering your time to a worthy cause later in life have been…

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  • Apr 18, 2019
Social Connections Keep Seniors Healthy

The connection between seniors and loneliness has been talked about for years, but recent studies on the…

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  • Apr 3, 2019
The Proven Health Benefits of Volunteering

When retirement rolls around there are a lot of options for what comes next. Some people travel,…

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  • Feb 13, 2019
How to Approach Valentine's Day When You've Lost A Partner

There’s no proper way to prepare for the loss of a loved one. Whether you knew they…

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  • Feb 7, 2019
A New Tradition: Valentine's Day For Grandparents

Valentine’s Day is a day that is typically marketed to couples, which can be a challenge for…

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  • Dec 11, 2018
2018 Holiday Gift Guide for Seniors

Not sure what to buy your older loved ones this holiday season? We’ve rounded up a list…

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  • Dec 10, 2018
Holly, Jolly and Safe: The Gift of Online and Offline Protection

Considering the sheer volume of financial, government, medical, and even personal data stored on Internet-connected devices and…

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  • Dec 10, 2018
Sleigh Bells Ring: Gifts That Aid With Mobility

Once you have experienced a fall, your chances are doubled for falling again—which is why understanding fall…

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  • Oct 26, 2018
Life After A Stroke

According to stroke.org, while 80 percent of strokes can be prevented, nearly 800,000 people experience a new…

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  • Sep 27, 2018
A Guide to Hearing Aids

“What?!” If you often find yourself repeating this question when people are talking to you, you are…

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  • Aug 20, 2018
Age Is Just a Number—National Senior Citizens Day

Sophia Loren, actress and singer, once said, “There is a fountain of youth: it is your mind,…

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  • Aug 8, 2018
Fun Social Activities for Older Adults

Humans are, by nature, social beings. Socialization is a key component to healthy aging, in addition to…

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  • May 11, 2018
Nominate a Senior to Win a Free Medical Alert System!

May is Older Americans Month— a time to celebrate the many ways in which older adults (65+)…

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  • May 1, 2018
Alleviating Aging Fears

Whether it’s your weight on a scale or the number of candles on your birthday cake, it…

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  • Feb 13, 2018
Valentine's Day Activities for Everyone to Enjoy

While Valentine's Day can be a special day for some, it can also be a depressing time…

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  • Jan 4, 2018
A New Year of Living Life Without Limits

Right after ringing in the New Year, it’s not uncommon to see and hear a lot of…

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  • Dec 29, 2017
Rediscover Your Sense Of Purpose

Most people look forward to their retirement; in the months and years leading up to signing retirement…

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  • Dec 7, 2017
Be A Better You: Reflecting On The Past Year

The holidays are always such a frenetic time of year. There’s a flurry of activity--from holiday shopping,…

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  • Nov 14, 2017
3 Simple Ways To Focus on Gratitude

The holidays--that span of the calendar between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day--are such a chaotic time, filled…

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  • Oct 12, 2017
Fun Activities For Older Adults To Try This Fall

There are so many reasons to look forward to the fall; the crisp autumn air, beautiful foliage,…

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  • Jul 3, 2017
Red, White, & Blue Recipes: Brownie Parfait

This time of year, the colors of our great American flag can be found everywhere you look…

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  • Feb 27, 2017
Healthy Mardi Gras Recipes to Enjoy

Originally designated as a day of gluttony before the beginning of the self-sacrificing season of Lent, Mardi…

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  • Feb 1, 2017
Celebrating Incredible Achievements of African-American Seniors

Historically described as a “melting pot,” the United States has long been a place where people of…

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  • Dec 23, 2016
Celebrating Diversity This Holiday Season

In recent years, the holidays have become media fodder for talking about the so-called “War on Christmas,”…

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  • Dec 21, 2016
The Best Healthy Holiday Recipes

Part of the excitement of the holidays involves the delicious meals and desserts shared with loved ones…

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  • Dec 16, 2016
Battling The Holiday Blues

The holidays aren’t always a merry time of year for everyone. Whether you are mourning the loss…

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  • Nov 21, 2016
A Diabetic’s Guide to Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving dinner is one of the most highly-anticipated meals of the entire year, but it can be…

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  • Nov 7, 2016
Celebrating Veterans Day With Your Loved Ones

“The willingness of America’s veterans to sacrifice for our country has earned them our lasting gratitude.” –…

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  • Oct 21, 2016
Healthy Halloween-Inspired Snacks

You can always tell when Halloween rolls around because pumpkins seem to pop up on every doorstep,…

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  • Aug 31, 2016
Playdates for Seniors and Toddlers Helps The Whole Community

Shrieks of delight and group renditions of “Wheels on the Bus” are not typical sounds that you…

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  • Aug 26, 2016
Fun Activities for Seniors to Socialize

Humans are, by nature, social beings. The fact that humans depend on one another to thrive has…

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  • Jul 1, 2016
Healthy & Patriotic Recipes Perfect for Independence Day

It may be hard to believe, but as we’re already a few weeks into summer, the 4th…

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  • Jun 24, 2016
Summer Travel For Seniors

Summer is a great time for enjoying the outdoors and exploring new places. Traveling is a great…

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  • May 25, 2016
How Arthritis Affects Your Work & Social Life

Joint pain, inflammation and stiffness in the fingers, arms and wrists are some of the common symptoms…

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  • Apr 8, 2016
Enjoy Perfect (and Healthy) Picnic Recipes

Spring is in the air! And with the warm weather awakening our spirits, we find ourselves using…

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  • Mar 16, 2016
Healthy St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Whether or not you’re Irish, it’s the day when we all celebrate the…

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  • Dec 25, 2015
How to Avoid Wasting Holiday Leftovers

Congratulations! You successfully hosted the holiday dinner party this year and it was fantastic. But now you…

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  • Dec 14, 2015
10 Tips to Watching Your Waistline During the Holidays

They say “it’s the most wonderful time of the year,” and it’s no wonder why – with…

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  • Dec 11, 2015
Meals on Wheels’ PALS Program: Feeding Seniors And Their Pets

We’re all familiar with the organization called Meals on Wheels, which delivers meals to the elderly or…

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  • Oct 2, 2015
Finding Love (And Scammers) on Dating Sites

The dating scene has changed tremendously over the past several decades. Today, there are a variety of…

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  • Sep 30, 2015
Uber Isn’t Just for the Young

There are many innovative smartphone apps out there, but perhaps one of the most popular is Uber.…

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  • Jul 20, 2015
5 Vacations That Promote Longevity

Summer is the time of year that many of us look forward to, and perhaps one of…

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  • Jul 1, 2015
Healthy Fourth of July Recipes

For many people, summer is the most anticipated time of the year. Kids are off from school…

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  • Apr 24, 2015
Feeling Ill? Turn to Art and Nature

For years authors and painters have used nature as a source of inspiration. As American naturalist John…

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  • Aug 8, 2014
Refreshing Summer Snacks

The summer is a great time to get in shape. You get out of the house more.…

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  • Jul 9, 2014
Teens and Seniors Have More in Common Than They Think

They say you’re only as old as you feel. Even though you’re knees aren’t what they once…

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  • May 28, 2014
Video Games for Healthy Aging

Aging isn’t all fun and games, that’s for sure. It should be fun and games once in…

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  • May 16, 2014
Doctor's Orders: Spend More Time With Your Grandkids

Spending time with your grandchildren is stimulating, energizing and fun. In some ways, this precious time might…

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  • Apr 21, 2014
New Trend: Seniors Helping Seniors

Caregiving is rarely easy. As rewarding as it can be to provide support and care for somebody…

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  • Apr 11, 2014
The Ten Best Places to Retire in the US

There are many opportunities throughout life to go somewhere exceptional but often times jobs, family responsibilities, and…

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  • Jan 17, 2014
Senior Travel Guide: Cruises

Are you looking for a fun, senior-friendly getaway vacation? Why not hit the open seas with style…

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  • Dec 16, 2013
Tips for Managing Holiday Travel

It’s enough to make you shudder with fear - holiday travel can be chaotic, stressful, and complicated.…

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  • Dec 6, 2013
Silver Singles: Post-Retirement Dating

The dating scene is definitely not just for the young. Love and connection is something that all…

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  • Nov 29, 2013
Watching Your Waistline This Holiday Season

The holidays are typified by indulgence. A season that is filled with food, candy, increased spending, and…

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  • Nov 20, 2013
Tips for Raising Grandchildren

Life is unpredictable and can change in an instant. Right as you are planning your retirement and…

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  • Jun 26, 2013
Grandpa’s Not So Grumpy After All!

A study performed in 2012 by the University of Warwick in England found that happiness actually increases…

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