2018 is finally here, and New Year's resolutions are on everyone's minds. Setting new goals are important for people of all ages to keep us motivated, healthy and happy.
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Seasonal depression, winter depression, and the winter blues, are all names for Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). It affects millions of Americans, including seniors. Although it can happen during any season, it is significantly more common during the fall and winter. Since that time is upon us, here are a few things for seniors to keep in mind.
More than 18 million Americans have sleep apnea. And over 5 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer's disease (ALZ). But is there a connection between the two illnesses? Here are some facts to consider.
This year, Black Friday falls on November 24 and Cyber Monday will be on November 27. But what are these annual events? More importantly, why should seniors be concerned about safety? Here are a few facts about each of these eagerly anticipated days.
For many years, it was not at all uncommon for 3 or more generations of family members to live in the same household. And although, for a while, there was a decline in the number of people enjoying this arrangement, it has definitely increased over the last few years. In fact, as of 2014, 60.6 million people, or 19% of the US population, lived in this type of home. This is because of the many potential benefits to both seniors and their families. Here are a few of those benefits.
Lots of seniors are looking for a refreshing change as they transition into their golden years. With their own kids busy raising families, moving to a new city could be the perfect fresh start that they need to focus on living their best life. With so many cities to choose from, we've narrowed it down the best (and affordable) cities for seniors to move to.
Caring for a senior with Alzheimer's disease or other forms of dementia can be quite stressful. Observing the cognitive decline is heartbreaking. But what causes the most anxiety for many caregivers is the fear that their loved one might wander. If you are caring for a senior with dementia, here are 7 things you can do to keep your senior safe.
Many seniors have realized the benefits of pet ownership and would really love to get a pet. Others have a beloved pet that they want to keep as long as possible. However, some seniors might not be able to care for the responsibilities alone. If there is a senior in your life, is it possible for you to help them with pet care? Consider a few ways that might be possible.