Sexual Activity and Seniors
While it may not be a topic that most adult children of seniors want to think about, older adults can stay sexually active for as long as they are physically capable. In fact, because age comes with a certain measure of self-confidence and wisdom, seniors are sometimes enjoying sex more than they did when they […]Read More
Celebrating Valentine’s Day with Seniors
With February 14th approaching quickly, this is a good time to start planning for Valentine’s Day and how to make it a fun day for seniors. Because people associate this special holiday with love, it’s the perfect occasion for celebrating all the love they deserve. And because we decorate for Valentine’s Day with hearts, it’s […]Read More
Returning to Work After A Long Lockdown? Here’s What You Need to Know.
Since the coronavirus pandemic hit the U.S. in full force last March, the country has gone through a lot, including the near-complete lockdown of all non-essential businesses, a substantial boom in virtual working, followed by a gradual reopening of offices, shops, fitness centers, restaurants, etc. This has pushed many businesses to examine how they will […]Read More
New Year. New Goals. New You!
Let’s face it… the last twelve months have been difficult for most people, but 2020 has been especially trying for seniors. Because our general health, and specifically our immune systems, tend to weaken as we age, a health crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic may seem to target the elderly. So, let’s talk about some New […]Read More
Helping Senior Loved Ones Enjoy the Holidays
The holidays are an emotional time that is usually associated with family, from the time we’re kids anticipating all the colorfully wrapped presents we’re going to get to our adult lives, making the magic happen for our own kids. For some seniors who have lost a spouse or close friend or may not live close […]Read More
Tips For A Safe Thanksgiving Holiday
6 Tips For a COVID-Safe Thanksgiving As Thanksgiving Day approaches, this is normally a time of year when people start planning family get-togethers and lavish spreads of traditional Thanksgiving foods, such as turkey, ham, dressing, and pumpkin pie. In 2020, however, the COVID-19 pandemic has forced people to alter their plans to protect everybody’s health […]Read More
Managing Anxiety and Stress as We Age
The traditional view most people have when they think about retirement is that it sounds like a permanent vacation. For most adults, that seems like a far-off promise of a life free of troubles and worries. No more deadlines at work. The kids are all grown up and off on their own. Maybe the house […]Read More
Dealing with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome as You Age
Being able to use our hands to perform delicate, precise tasks – such as cutting vegetables, typing on a keyboard, using a TV remote control, driving a car, or talking on the phone – is an important part of what makes us human. We use our hands every day for a wide variety of purposes. […]Read More
Active Aging: What It Is and How It Improves Quality of Life
For decades, society has been focused on anti-aging, that is, the process of halting or even reversing the effects of aging on the human body. Everything from supplements and vitamins to skin care products to $200 facial treatments made from bird droppings. (Yes, that’s a real thing.) Today, though, more and more physicians are focusing […]Read More
Planning a Long Flight? Jet Lag Can Be A Real Problem.
One of the most popular activities for retired seniors is travel. And unlike vacations of the past, you can go where you want without having to be concerned about fun activities for the children. However, if you’re planning a trip that involves a long flight – especially a flight several time zones to the east of […]Read More