Interacting with people when you have hearing loss can be very frustrating. If you don't have any hearing loss, it's difficult to understand but it can be especially trying to attend social gathering, dinners, parties and other activities such as plays, church services and more. In fact, for those without hearing loss it can be difficult to hear in loud, noisy situations and doubly so (if not nearly impossible) for those who require hearing aids and lip-reading to engage.
Monthly Archives: March 2020
Social distancing is a new buzz-word in recent weeks. It's not a term, or a concept, that society is familiar with yet it's something that needs to be embraced because we hear over and over again that creating distance between us and others is the best way to "flatten the curve" and slow down the trajectory of this ugly virus.
When you consider that hurricane season can run for six months and snow storms for those in northern climates can last as long, it makes sense for families to plan for weather emergencies throughout the year. We all have so many items on our agendas when visiting and caring for aging relatives, that stocking cupboards and making plans in the event of a weather emergency might take a back burner until it's too late.
As an aging veteran, you may have found that you have unique challenges. From lingering health concerns from your service years to financial worries from starting a civilian career late in life, there are issues you might need to overcome after retirement. However, there are also perks of having served your country. In this article, we will take a quick look at the challenges and benefits of being a senior veteran.
Turning 50 signifies a very important milestone in your life. Not only have you reached the half century mark, you have also reached the age in which getting screened for colorectal cancer (colon cancer) at regular intervals is an absolute necessity.