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May is Older Americans Month

Older Americans Month was established in 1963. At that time there were only 17 million Americans who had reached their 65th birthday. About a...

The Effects of Alcohol on Older Adults

Don’t assume that all drunk drivers are young people who have made a bad decision. Most of us usually think that those charged with...

Some Secrets to Aging Well

How many seniors do you know who are living life to the fullest? Maybe they are bright, have hobbies, are content and love life....

Dealing With a Midlife Crisis

The mid years of your life could mean a midlife crisis. For some of us this is a difficult time. Midlife could come early...

Do You Feel Happy & Healthy?

Now the title of this article is a loaded sentence! What does feeling happy & healthy really me? What does it mean to you? It...

Mediterranean Diet for Overall Health

With the number of seniors increasing, the interest in diet and how it affects your health is also increasing. Older adults are looking for...

Have you Attained Happiness?

Happiness: a mental or emotional state of well-being. For each of us, happiness is defined in a unique way but the latest research shows...

Coping With Grief When Your Best Friend Dies

At some point in our lives, especially as seniors, our best friend may die. When it happens suddenly, with no early warning symptoms, it...

Senior Medication Safety: Handle With Care

Have you noticed that as you age, the number of medications you are taking begins to increase? This is a common story among seniors....

Tackling Difficult Care Conversations

As we age there are inevitable changes. For some of us those changes aren’t as readily apparent. For others, adapting to change can be...