Have you ever asked your mom or dad how they are doing and wonder if the answer “I’m doing just fine” is really true? In those instances, a little covert inspection can be very helpful!
When retirement rolls around, many seniors are unsure of what to do with all of their free time; as a caregiver or family member, it's crucial that you help your elderly family member find ways to remain active and involved. Volunteering is a gratifying venue for many retired individuals as it gives them a way to give back to the community and gets them out of the house. Remaining active and involved and having a purpose in life, benefits your loved one in both mental and physical ways as well.
Living life to the fullest doesn't mean swimming with sharks, skydiving or going on an African safari. Rather, embracing the life you love and indulging in your passions in a lifelong pursuit of happiness and growth are the key elements to living your life to the fullest.
Gone are the days of looking your age; 70 is the new 50 they say and nothing is more refreshing then seeing the confidence of the person looking back at you in the mirror. Looking at a vibrant and youthful reflection reminds you that age really is just a number. How exactly can you maintain that healthy glow? Below is a list of seven beauty tips for seniors to help reduce the signs of aging.
In the recent headlines, we are seeing inspirational senior citizens who have completed marathons, graduated from college, raced in NASCAR, surf, and much more. Senior citizens are having quite a moment, or perhaps, movement is the better word. The U.S. population is getting older, with the average life expectancy of 76 for men, and 81 for women. Many of today’s seniors aren’t content to sit still and age quietly, nor should they be.
When you wake up in the morning do you count the hours until you can go back to bed? If that's the case, then chances are you are not getting a good enough sleep at night. As we age, aches and pains and even worries of the day can cause us to toss and turn.
As we age, the fear of dementia or developing Alzheimer’s Disease is very real. Statistics show that “as many as five million Americans, age 65 and older, may have Alzheimer’s and it’s estimated that number will double for every five year interval beyond age 65.” Alzheimer’s is the most commonly thought of form of dementia, but there are other forms.