The Best Senior Monitoring Systems To Keep Your Senior Safe

The Best Senior Monitoring Systems To Keep Your Senior Safe Many older adults want to maintain their independence as long as possible. Still, family members often worry about their safety since seniors are generally at risk for falls and have chronic health conditions. Fortunately, in-home monitoring systems designed for older adults can lessen the worries … Continue reading “The Best Senior Monitoring Systems To Keep Your Senior Safe”

When To Hire In-Home or Live-In Help?

When To Hire In-Home or Live-In Help? There comes a time when older adults wonder if they need someone to help them manage daily tasks that are becoming harder to do on their own. While many seniors want to continue living independently at home, they also realize that washing dishes, taking a shower, and other … Continue reading “When To Hire In-Home or Live-In Help?”

Retirement Communities vs. Aging in Place: The Pros and Cons!

Retirement Communities vs. Aging in Place: The Pros and Cons!  Finding affordable housing for people of any age is a challenge these days, and experts say it will get even more difficult for older adults. Given that adults over 65 already make up 17 percent of the U.S. population, communities must prepare to meet the … Continue reading “Retirement Communities vs. Aging in Place: The Pros and Cons!”

Age In Place: How To Do It Successfully

Age In Place: How To Do It Successfully Robert and Judy Port have lived in their home in Dunwoody, Ga., for 36 years and want to stay there as long as possible. So, the Ports decided to modify their home to accommodate their immediate and future needs to “Age In Place.” With assistance from Cathy … Continue reading “Age In Place: How To Do It Successfully”

Retirement Age Maybe Too High

Retirement Age Maybe Too High In April, thousands of people took to the streets of Paris, France, to protest a new law that raised the retirement age from 60 to 64. Demonstrations were also held around the country to oppose reforms that lawmakers said were needed to continue financing the costly pension system. In the … Continue reading “Retirement Age Maybe Too High”

Age In Place: How To Do It Successfully

Age In Place: How To Do It Successfully Shannon Griscom, a retired English high school teacher, cannot picture living any place else other than her house on Melville Avenue in Palo Alto, California. Griscom wants to “age in place” in her own home. She realizes that moving into a senior residence may be necessary at … Continue reading “Age In Place: How To Do It Successfully”

6 Medication-Free Ways to Feel Better with Parkinson’s Disease

6 Medication-Free Ways to Feel Better with Parkinson’s Disease Medication, nutrition, and surgery are among the traditional treatments available to help people manage Parkinson’s disease, a neurodegenerative disorder that has no cure. But some people living with Parkinson’s are exploring non-medication therapies to hold off the worsening effects of the disease as long as possible. … Continue reading “6 Medication-Free Ways to Feel Better with Parkinson’s Disease”

One Thing The Healthiest and Happiest People Never Do! From A 102-Year-Old Doctor

One Thing The Healthiest and Happiest People Never Do! From A 102-Year-Old Doctor If there’s one thing Dr. Gladys McGarey says her mother taught her, it was the practice of letting go of things that drain your energy and focus on things that matter. After learning that lesson and with 102 years of experience under … Continue reading “One Thing The Healthiest and Happiest People Never Do! From A 102-Year-Old Doctor”

Supplements For Healthy Aging And Ways To Get Healthier

Supplements For Healthy Aging And Ways To Get Healthier As older adults sort through fruits and vegetables in the produce aisle, they are also reaching for dietary supplements in the health food section. Along with maintaining a high level of physical activity, many people are using supplements as another way to stay healthy. According to … Continue reading “Supplements For Healthy Aging And Ways To Get Healthier”