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By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on October 16, 2020

Many seniors enjoy lives full of freedom, fun, and unlimited leisure time during their post-retirement years. While this is something many aging adults get to experience, it’s also important to prepare for some of the biggest unforeseen changes older adults face: depression and apathy. Symptoms of depression and apathy are…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on September 25, 2020

  Being able to drive a car is seen as a sign of responsibility and independence, which is why many seniors don’t want to stop driving. According to a 2010 study by Dr. Amanda Adams, up to 76 percent of seniors with early dementia can still drive reasonably well. When…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on September 11, 2020

Seniors often worry about losing the strength in their arms. However, older adults can take a few measures to keep their arms strong. There are many activities seniors can do to tone their arms and increase both arm strength and flexibility, and doing regular arm exercises can help seniors build…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on August 28, 2020

Recent reports indicate adults with blood pressure readings of 130/80 are considered to have hypertension. The American Heart Association recommends seniors adopt healthy lifestyle changes as the first step to correcting high blood pressure. Here are some essential tips your aging loved one can use to control blood pressure in…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on August 14, 2020

Six out of ten older adults with dementia wander or become disoriented to some extent, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. Even if a dementia-related condition isn’t a factor, age-related cognitive decline can also cause an aging loved one to get lost from time to time. If you’re starting to have…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on July 31, 2020

Depression is a mood disorder that’s fairly common in seniors. Even so, the National Institute on Aging emphasizes the fact it’s not a normal part of aging, nor is it a character flaw or something people just snap out of if it’s a lingering problem. On a positive note, older…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on July 17, 2020

The World Health Organization estimates that by 2050, the number of people living with some form of dementia will triple. If you’re currently caring for a senior loved one already affected by Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, you’ll naturally want to make efforts to slow the progression of the…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on June 26, 2020

Happiness in old age is more than just a state of mind. Feeling joy can be achieved by living a healthy lifestyle and cultivating a positive attitude. In fact, there isn’t a single secret for how to be happy in the senior years. Instead, there are multiple strategies to implement…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on June 12, 2020

Senior-friendly websites are simple to use, and they should even help seniors potentially connect with other people. Websites can range from serious news sites to ones where seniors can just have fun playing games. These six websites are all perfect for seniors, and they’re worth giving a try. 1. Suddenlysenior.com…

By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on May 29, 2020

When seniors are no longer able to take care of themselves, they may require help from others. Instead of moving to assisted living facilities, many older adults prefer to age in the comfort of home. Here’s a look at some of the hidden benefits of aging in place. 1. Saves…