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Chris Draper

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Chris is a blogger and avid reader of many genres and is particularly interested in how aging affects our lifestyles. She enjoys music, spending time with her family, both young and old and volunteers part-time as a caregiver to those with chronic pain issues.

World Parkinson’s Day !

April 11th is World Parkinson's Day, celebrating the birthday of Dr. James Parkinson, who first described the symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Researchers around the...

Aging With a Disability

Many seniors eventually end up with a chronic illness which may disable them in several ways. They gradually take to using canes or walkers,...

April 7th is World Health Day

Today is World Health Day, the day we celebrate global health awareness. This year’s theme is depression, a subject that is quite often brought...

Helping Your Grandchildren Live a Healthy Lifestyle

Our grandchildren are living in much different times than ours. They learn to rely on technology at an early age. Computers, smartphones, gaming systems....

Walking for Senior Health

March 30th is "Take a Walk in the Park Day" and no one knows more than seniors how walking can improve senior health. Besides...

Seniors Can Spring Into Shape

Spring brings a return to a more active lifestyle and it's the perfect season for seniors to up their exercise and spring into shape....

Sun Protection for Aging Skin

With the warmer weather approaching we are all looking forward to spending time outdoors. It helps us get crucial amounts of Vitamin D and...

Tips on Avoiding Caregiver Depression

Caregivers work long hours under a lot of stress which can lead to caregiver depression. They have their own personal workloads plus the job...

Are You Ready for Spring?

Spring has finally arrived. Depending on what area of the country you live in, there are certain things you can do now to get...

It’s Colon Cancer Awareness Month!

March is colon cancer awareness month. Otherwise known as colorectal cancer, most seniors know someone who has been affected by this disease. It’s the...