Senior Topics

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  Buying a gift for anyone  can be difficult, especially if that person is an elderly parent or loved one. Many seniors say, "Don't spend your money on me, I already have everything I need." And by the time they have reached a certain age, this...

Caregiving can be a rewarding and satisfying experience. At the same time, providing care to a loved one, friend, or neighbor also brings change, frustration, stress and, even some hardship to the life of a caregiver. Today caregiving in the United States is a complicated issue...

With reports of the coronavirus all over the news, this year's flu season may have moved to the back of people's mind. To date, in China, there have been over 28,000 confirmed cases of illness and 563 deaths reported. Unfortunately, that number is increasing everyday. At this...

Illness, dementia, disability, or general frailty can make it can be difficult, if not impossible, for many older adults to leave their homes. And, a family member or friend may not be available to provide transportion to appointments. In addition, if a loved one is...

Happy New Year and welcome to 2020! Older adults have most likely made dozens of resolutions over their lives. And after a certain age, you may think you don't need to make these yearly intentions like you did in your younger years (i.e., job promotion,...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates 20% of people age 55 years or older experience some type of mental health concern. The most common conditions among older adults include anxiety, severe cognitive impairment, and mood disorders (depression or bipolar disorder).   Anxiety Studies show that anxiety disorders...

Aging in place has become a popular concept over the last decade as members of the baby boom generation enter their senior years. Most older adults want to stay in their own homes as they age. In fact, according to a 2012 survey conducted by...

  To maintain a healthy body and mind, as you age, regular exercise is essential. In fact, studies have shown that exercise over long periods will produce amazing health benefits for seniors. For example, exercising about 30 minutes a day not only helps older adults maintain independence...

As you get older, changes begin to happen with your eyesight. Around 40, adults start to notice some age-related differences in vision like having difficulty reading or seeing things up close. This is called presbyopia and is a normal part of aging. Presbyopia is a common...