If you want some uplifting quotes to contemplate and share with others about the beautiful elements of aging from wise people, if you’ve grown weary of hearing disdainful comments about “senioritis”, check out these. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/05/08/smartest-things-said-about-getting-older_n_7188596.html
The Office for Older Americans last week released an interactive tool to help consumers make one of the most important financial decisions: when to start collecting their Social Security retirement benefits. It’s called Planning for Retirement. Check out this new online tool at www.consumerfinance.gov/retirement/. If you, or someone you know,
How many of us seniors suffer with sleeplessness? And any POParents have that problem, too?! Respected Harvard physician Andrew Weil demonstrates how to cure your sleeplessness without any drugs or really much time at all. Read, watch the video and share if it works for you — and if it
Are You or Someone You Love 55 or Older and Qualified to be in a Nursing Facility but Wanting to Stay Home with Significant Support? Do You Know About PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly).
PACE provides health promotion, health maintenance, and full medical and social services to adults 55 and older who qualify to be in nursing facilities but instead remain in their homes with significant support from PACE. PACE also provides care from home health aides, when necessary, as well as evaluates members’
Neuropsychologist David Loewenstein conducted a 5-year study to see “how some people seem to be able to fend off memory loss, whether by genetic, environmental or other means. The study revealed that those who stay busy, exercise, having social connections, and do well economically “are much less at risk for
Ever find yourself scratching your head for fun ideas to do with your grandkids, things that will keep you connected in joyful events? Here’s an article that gives you activity ideas based on your grandchildren’s age. http://huff.to/1ijgFLL Whether you live near or far, or the seasons are winter or summer,
A recent 10 year study of 1,500 people aged 70 and over conducted by the Australian Longitudinal Study of Aging reported that those with the strongest network of friends and confidantes were 22% less likely to die during the study’s ten years than those with the weakest network of good
October/November’s AARP’s has a “winning game plan .. to cull through the constant churn of health news..” Share with us your responses to defeating debilitating health and having more of what you want.
Richard Wexler, the CEO & President of Point of Life, shared a very informative article about the benefits of Eating a Mediterranean Diet. Then Mediterranean Diet has been linked to better heart health and lowered risk for chronic disease and death. New research suggests that now the Mediterranean Diet may