Health & Well-Being

Health and wellness…..good health and healthy living all lead to wellness.
They go hand in hand don’t you think?
What does health and wellness mean to you?
The very thought of health and wellness can be very overwhelming. But it doesn’t have to be.
It should be fun inspiring and very rewarding.

Looming retirement has many not-quite-seniors putting their homes up for sale. While moving when you were younger was simple and quick, a major move after 55 can be exhausting and complicated. Moving is actually a number of different stages...
As we age, many of us decide to downsize. Downsizing involves moving to a smaller living space, a smaller house, condo or apartment. If we’ve been living in our present home for many years we’re likely to have accumulated...
As we age, we tend to have more worries. We worry about our children, our parents, our finances and our health. How we'll care for ourselves as we age is another worry. While some worry is normal, when it starts...
More than half of all adults over 65 experience some degree of hearing loss. It usually begins quite early, usually in our 30’s or 40’s and may be unnoticeable at first. The first sounds that we may have trouble...
We now live longer and more active lives than anyone in past history. 60 no longer seems very old and 70 not much older. While modern medicine has much to do with our living longer, changes in our lifestyle...
Seniors, especially those who are isolated, tend to become victims of fraud or financial abuse. Telemarketing scams are common.  Financial abuse from friends, relatives and others who are in a position of trust can also occur. Quite often the...
Though frailty is associated with aging and the elderly, it can mean anyone who has a condition that is debilitating or causes cognitive impairment. Frailty is an actual medical condition, recognized by weakness, being thin and having no energy....
Airports are becoming larger. With the increased size comes increased confusion. Navigating an airport can be difficult for many, especially seniors. As your body ages, walking long distances and standing in line for hours can be hard on you....
At some point many of those with Alzheimer’s will need assisted living. Though there are many supports in place for Alzheimer patients to live on their own, as the disease progresses, the question will be whether or not it’s...
Ronald Reagan declared August 21st National Senior Citizens Day in 1988.  This day was created to show appreciation to all of our seniors. It was also a way to recognize their achievements. Senior citizens have made valuable contributions to...
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