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Planning a Senior Picnic

A picnic is one way for members of the family to get together during the summer. If elderly members are attending, keep in mind...

Seniors and the 70 Year Itch

Society has its own specific views on seniors and sex. We’ve all heard the derogatory terms: dirty old man, horny old broads. Youth oriented...

Housing Shortage for Seniors

Most seniors are living on a fixed income. Their incomes rarely come with a raise and therefore these seniors are left unable to handle...

How Art Can Improve the Health of Seniors

We have known for quite awhile that creating is good for our health. Drawing and painting, knitting, playing an instrument - all of these...

Celebrating Mother’s Day With Seniors

Mother’s Day (May 13th) will soon be here and families will celebrate the occasion, remembering the sacrifices their mothers have made over the years....

Treating Fibromyalgia in Seniors

Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder that causes extreme tiredness and pain in muscles, joints and bones. The symptoms are widespread and there is no...

Ideas for Seniors on Earth Day

Earth Day falls on Sunday, April the 22nd this year. This year Earth Day revolves around ending the use of plastics. Plastics poison and...

Is Alzheimer’s Disease Hereditary?

When a parent or grandparent is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, it’s normal for us to wonder if this is a hereditary disease. Many of...

Enhancing Quality of Life for Seniors

Caregivers, particularly family members who are caregivers, want to spend time with their loved ones in a meaningful way. But lack of time tends...

How to Cope With Empty Nest Syndrome

You spend years looking after your children and preparing them for when they are on their own. When the time comes and they have...