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Senior Living 101: Your Quick Guide to the World of Senior Care Options

Your Quick Guide to the World of Senior Care Options Do you know the difference between assisted living and independent living? How about hospice and palliative care? What even is an adult day care center? If you don’t know the answers to these questions, you’re not alone. The spectrum of senior care options is crowded and […]

How Can We Convince My Parents to Downsize Their Living Environment?

My parents have lived in their home for 47 years. It is a very large house, and much of the space is rarely used anymore. While it is all neatly arranged, every room, closet and drawer is packed full of “stuff.” Over the past year, both of my parents have had serious medical issues. Neither […]

Last-minute Summer Safety Tips For Older Adults

Summer isn’t over just yet. Labor Day weekend is just around the corner. There is still plenty of sunshine, beach trips and fun to enjoy. But while doing that, be sure to stay safe along the way – wherever you go or whatever you do. Use Sunscreen Be sure to use sunscreen generously and put […]

Summer Safety Tips For Older Adults

Summer is here, which means winter doldrums and spring allergies are long gone. Now, the flowers are abloom, the sun is ablaze and longer days offer more time to enjoy retirement. With the fun of summer, however, comes several safety challenges for older adults. Here are some National Safety Council tips to follow to help […]

How Can Individuals Combat Ageist Stereotypes?

Ageism has always existed to some degree in American society. With more than 76 million members of the baby boomer generation beginning to reach retirement age, however, the problem of discriminatory attitudes has come into new focus. While most people respect the older adults they know, society at large maintains a negative attitude toward aging. Older workers […]