Don’t laminate your COVID vaccination card before doing these 5 things

Don’t laminate your COVID vaccination card before doing these 5 things If you’ve been vaccinated against COVID-19, you received a white paper card with information about your vaccination. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention designed the card to provide you with proof of your inoculation against the coronavirus disease that has devastated the country … Continue reading “Don’t laminate your COVID vaccination card before doing these 5 things”

Parkinson’s Care

Parkinson’s Care Regular physical activity and eating the right foods can make a positive impact on people living with Parkinson’s disease, recent studies have found. In fact, studies suggest ongoing vigorous exercise, particularly aerobic exercise, might help slow cognitive decline in people in the early stages of neurodegenerative disorder. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disorder … Continue reading “Parkinson’s Care”

Predicting Dementia Risk

Predicting Dementia Risk With the older adult population expected to increase over the next two decades, health officials around the globe expect a rise in the number of seniors living with dementia. To help identify people at risk for dementia—and to help them potentially reduce their risk for the cognitive disorder—researchers have created different models … Continue reading “Predicting Dementia Risk”

Senior Age Tech APR

Senior Age Tech It’s sometimes difficult for adult children to talk with their parents who want to live independently but need someone—or something—to monitor them in their homes. Susan Morrell, 50, said she and her siblings had to have “the talk” with their 75-year-old father, Larry, and 76-year-old mother, Carole, who uses a walker and … Continue reading “Senior Age Tech APR”

Helping The Elderly APR 2021

Helping The Elderly APRIL 2021 Ava Weinstein, 16, and her sister, Lily, 15, wanted to help their grandparents schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment. The Rosalyn, New York, sisters said their grandparents, Allen Resnick, 82, and Sheila Resnick, 79, “kept getting sent in circles” when trying to make an appointment. So, Ava and Lily took a … Continue reading “Helping The Elderly APR 2021”

Boomers face financial distress and age discrimination

Boomers face financial distress and age discrimination Curtis Berndt, a mechanical engineer, had worked for more than four decades in a variety of jobs in his field. In early 2020, the Indiana resident marked his 10th year working as a senior mechanical designer. Berndt said everything was going well until three days after he turned … Continue reading “Boomers face financial distress and age discrimination”

Bread and Pasta Linked to Lower Risk of Death

Bread and Pasta Linked to Lower Risk of Death Bread and pasta go well together in a meal, but there’s usually concern over the high amount of carbohydrates. A new study, however, found that eating more protein from plant-based foods like pasta, bread, and cereal, was linked to a lower risk of death overall and … Continue reading “Bread and Pasta Linked to Lower Risk of Death”

Social Security Changes for 2021

Social Security Changes for 2021 If there’s one program that captures the attention of both retirees and workers alike, it’s Social Security. So, it stands to reason that both groups are affected when the Social Security Administration (SSA) makes changes to the program every year—and 2021 is no exception. To become eligible for Social Security, … Continue reading “Social Security Changes for 2021”

Eating Dairy Linked to Lower Risk of Diabetes and High Blood Pressure

Eating Dairy Linked to Lower Risk of Diabetes and High Blood Pressure Eating at least two servings of dairy every day may lower the risk of developing diabetes and high blood pressure, according to findings from a large international study. Results also showed that higher consumption of whole-fat dairy alone, or eaten in combination with low-fat … Continue reading “Eating Dairy Linked to Lower Risk of Diabetes and High Blood Pressure”