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Sitting Too Much Can Cause Future Complications

Sitting Too Much Can Cause Future Complications

We all enjoy taking a break in our days to sit back on our couches or favorite chairs and relax.  But what happens when the sitting you do during your workday or on the weekends really starts to add up? All of that time may make it harder for you to stand on your own […]

How Driverless Cars Will Impact Older People

How Driverless Cars Will Impact Older People

Self-driving cars are around the corner. In some places, they’re already here. You’d be surprised to learn that retirement communities and elderly neighborhoods are the…

Improving Bone Health As You Age

Improving Bone Health As You Age

Bone health may not be at the top of your medical to do list, but it should be. An orthopedic surgeon at the Hoag Orthopedic…

Choosing the Right Senior Living Options for You

Choosing the Right Senior Living Options for You

  We often dream of relaxed retired life after spending years and years of hard work. Though senior living is more about spending quality time…

Keep Your Heart Healthy As You Age

Keep Your Heart Healthy As You Age

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently found that heart disease kills almost 610,000 people every year – the leading cause of death in…

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Aging Parents and Dementia

Aging Parents and Dementia

One study revealed that about 3.4 million people in the United States aged seventy-one and above experience some form of…

Creating an Age Friendly Home for Aging Parents

Creating an Age Friendly Home for Aging Parents

Just when you think your house is the safest haven for your aging parents, it’s not actually always the case. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that accidental falls are one…

12 Meal Kit Clubs Ideal for Seniors

12 Meal Kit Clubs Ideal for Seniors

More often than not, there comes a point in life when even the best of cooks must hang up their faded yet favorite aprons. The kids are all grown, gone and have families of their…

Stay At Home Longer With “Age in Place” Technology

Stay At Home Longer With “Age in Place” Technology

Growing old but being able to stay at home is a big wish for most people. 90% of…

How Smart Homes Enhance Elder Care

How Smart Homes Enhance Elder Care

  There are around 13 million Americans in the United States that require daily assistance and care. Most…

Best Treatments For Sciatica Nerve Pain

Best Treatments For Sciatica Nerve Pain

It’s estimated that 2% of all adults will experience sciatic nerve pain, or sciatica, at some point in…

Fun Fall Fitness Ideas for Older Adults

Fun Fall Fitness Ideas for Older Adults

Exercise has never been a more significant part of the aging conversation as it is now. Not only…


Medication Reminders Made Simple

Medication Reminders Made Simple

When it comes to wrangling all your caregiving duties, no matter what condition your loved one is in,…

Living Alone is Hazardous to Our Health

Living Alone is Hazardous to Our Health

This article is from SilverNest. To see original article, click here. Many baby boomers and older adults remember growing…

Building A Home To Prepare For Aging In Place

Building A Home To Prepare For Aging In Place

This article is from SilverNest. To see original article, click here. Contributed by, Patsy Welch via AgeinPlace.com In graduate school,…

The Freedom to Age in Place

The Freedom to Age in Place

This article is from SilverNest. To see original article, click here. The majority of us have put a stake…


Want to Live Longer? Adopt a Positive Attitude Towards Aging

Want to Live Longer? Adopt a Positive Attitude Towards Aging

A positive attitude can do wonders for your health. A pleasant demeanor can not only reduce your risk…

Don’t Let Type 2 Diabetes Be in Control of You

Don’t Let Type 2 Diabetes Be in Control of You

Diabetes is a chronic medical condition in which your glucose levels build up into your bloodstream. The hormone…

Eat Poorly, Age Faster

Eat Poorly, Age Faster

Afraid of looking older as you age? Want your skin to look youthful while maintain a healthy body?…

Eat Right, Look Younger

Eat Right, Look Younger

If you tend to stress out about aging and want to look as young as possible, one key…


Living to 100+: Journey to the Blue Zones

Living to 100+: Journey to the Blue Zones

Have you ever thought about why people that live in blue zones typically live longer than everyone else…

Saving Your Eyesight

Saving Your Eyesight

The number of aging Americans with significant age-related vision loss is expected to double by 2030, according to…

Fighting Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s is a progressive disease of the central nervous system, and it is caused by a decrease of…

Is Your Mattress Ruining Your Sleep?

I’ve done a lot of reading on this particular issue and found that there’s not much that separates…


Medications That Puts You At Risk For Dementia

Medications That Puts You At Risk For Dementia

If you take medication to treat conditions such as urinary incontinence, insomnia, asthma, allergies or depression, you might…

Mindful Aging: Embracing Your Life after 50

Mindful Aging: Embracing Your Life after 50

“There is no magical age at which we need to abandon our dreams and surrender our possibilities,” says…

Protect Your Brain From Cognitive Decline

Protect Your Brain From Cognitive Decline

Now, we know you’ve probably heard plenty of times how important it is to keep a healthy brain…

Avoid These 3 Mistakes in Long Term Care Planning

Avoid These 3 Mistakes in Long Term Care Planning

An unfortunate reality is that many people still have no retirement savings today. With 10,000 people supposedly retiring…


Should I Self Insure Or Buy Long Term Care

Should I Self Insure Or Buy Long Term Care

Self Insure vs. Long Term Care: What Is Best for You? Long term care insurance vs self-insuring is one of…

2018 Medicare Open Enrollment Checklist

2018 Medicare Open Enrollment Checklist

It’s that time of year again. If you’re one of the roughly 45 million Americans enrolled in Medicare,…

Aging in Place With Style

Aging in Place With Style

Betty was adamant about her son not installing grab bars in her home or bathroom. “I’m not going…

“Stop The Slip” Sheds Light on Fall Prevention

“Stop The Slip” Sheds Light on Fall Prevention

CHICAGO, IL September 18, 2017 – Everyone has fallen or knows someone who has. We even probably know someone…


Rethinking Aging in an Overtreated Society

Rethinking Aging in an Overtreated Society

  For those fortunate enough to reside in the developed world, death before reaching a ripe old age…

Elder Abuse: Be A Part of the Solution

Elder Abuse: Be A Part of the Solution

This article  was originally published by the American Geriatrics Society’s Health in Aging Foundation on their public education…

How to Help Someone with Alzheimer’s Cope with Loss

How to Help Someone with Alzheimer’s Cope with Loss

This article was originally published by the American Geriatrics Society’s Health in Aging Foundation on their public education website…

A Guide to Authentic Health and Successful Aging

A Guide to Authentic Health and Successful Aging

Live Long, Die Short: A Guide to Authentic Health and Successful Aging   A rousing call to rethink…


Hectic Life? Use These Yoga Poses To Slow Down

Hectic Life? Use These Yoga Poses To Slow Down

(Picture above is Janice Lennard, 74. Janice has been involved with ballet, yoga, and pilates through study, practice, and…

Do I Need A Medicare Supplement Plan?

Do I Need A Medicare Supplement Plan?

Having a Medicare Plan is a surefire way to enter your retirement years. Yet, and depending on your circumstances,…

Take Care of Your Skin as You Age

Take Care of Your Skin as You Age

Retinoids are commonly found in a variety of anti-aging products, yet they have one major downside: they are…

Take Control of Your Health Care

Take Control of Your Health Care

“I’m a baby boomer, and my son’s on the other end of the baby boomers. We come from…


Do I Need Long Term Care Insurance?

Do I Need Long Term Care Insurance?

The Importance of Understanding Long Term Care Policies As it has become an integral part of every long…

Avoid Long Term Care Insurance Risks

Avoid Long Term Care Insurance Risks

Is it long term care worth it? We all know that the long term care expenses are too…

Stretches to Ease Chronic Pain

Stretches to Ease Chronic Pain

When you’re dealing with pain on a regular basis, it can be easy to think your discomfort will…

Is Long-Term Care Insurance Worth It?

Is Long-Term Care Insurance Worth It?

First, let us answer one question: who are the adults aging solo? The dream for many in this…


7 Best Natural Vitamins & Minerals For A Healthy Life

7 Best Natural Vitamins & Minerals For A Healthy Life

Because healthy eating is not enough.  As we age, it’s clear that our bodies undergo important changes. Due…

Caregivers: Don’t Forget To Take Care of Yourself

Caregivers: Don’t Forget To Take Care of Yourself

Today, many of us are taking care of our more frail parents. Whether we are the sole caregiver,…

Men, Weight Gain and Metabolism: Part 2

Men, Weight Gain and Metabolism: Part 2

Calling all men! Are you wondering why, as you age, you develop a “potbelly”? Believe it or not,…

Women, Weight Gain and Metabolism

Women, Weight Gain and Metabolism

I hear it all the time and often with an exasperated tone. How can I get rid of…


Is It Alzheimer’s or Just a Senior Moment?

Is It Alzheimer’s or Just a Senior Moment?

Everyone forgets things now and then.  Have you ever wondered why you opened the refrigerator?  Or where you…

Exercises to Ease Arthritis Pain

Exercises to Ease Arthritis Pain

Why exercise is crucial to ease arthritis pain Exercise is crucial for people with arthritis. It increases strength and…

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