May 11, 2023

Why Seniors Should Give Mental Health the Attention It Deserves

The last three years have been a challenging time, causing many people to be concerned with their mental health. This trend has hit seniors particularly hard. According to the CDC, 20% of adults over 55 are concerned about mental health issues like cognitive decline, anxiety, and depression. The impact of mental health related issues on … Read More

April 17, 2023

Be a Point of Light – Volunteer!

This week we celebrate the importance of volunteer service; it’s National Volunteer Week! Every day, people and causes inspire us by giving their time, talent, voice, and enthusiasm to make a difference in their communities. In fact, volunteering is an activity that benefits the givers as well as the recipients; health and social experts agree … Read More

April 13, 2023

Prepare for Your Future with Advance Directives

  If you suddenly became ill and unable to communicate, who would make healthcare decisions on your behalf? To remind adults of all ages about these important questions we must all address,  April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD). The aim of NHDD is to “inspire, educate and empower the public and providers about … Read More

March 21, 2023

For Senior Nutrition, Every Bite Counts

Spring is planting season, so it’s fitting that March is dedicated to healthy eating. Fifty years ago, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics designated this month as National Nutrition Month. This annual campaign invites everyone to explore how they can make informed food choices, develop healthful eating habits, and incorporate more physical activity into their … Read More

February 28, 2023

What Makes a Good Professional Caregiver?

February celebrates professional home health and hospice workers with National Caregivers Day. Each year, on the third Friday in February, we recognize the individuals who selflessly devote time, energy, and compassion to ensure our loved ones are comfortable, safe, and happy. At some point, most of us will need someone to help care for us. … Read More

November 28, 2022

How to Travel Safely

Travel is back in full swing. As people prepare to visit friends and family across the world, it’s important to make sure you and your loved ones are staying safe. If you are an older adult considering travel, there are a list of precautions to take that will help you stay healthy during your trip: … Read More

November 28, 2022

5 Ways to Stay Physically Active This Winter

As the cold weather settles in, many people become prone to late mornings wrapped in a blanket or early nights cozied up with a good book. While there’s nothing wrong with an occasional lazy Sunday, it’s important to stay active to avoid the consequences of sedentarism. Sticking to your workout regimen is hard, so we … Read More

October 28, 2022

5 Money Management Tips for Senior Citizens

Good money management is always important, but as we age and our financial needs change, it becomes absolutely critical. Living on a fixed income can seem like a scary thought, but there are a number of resources and tools that can help you realize financial security and preparedness as a senior. Here are our top … Read More

September 16, 2022

Supporting a loved one from afar

It’s hard to be apart from the ones we love, especially as they age. Caring for someone from afar can be an emotional and frustrating experience, but there are many ways for you to make an impact. Whether you live an hour away or in another country, here are some tips, tools and resources to … Read More