Since 25 percent of injuries occur in winter, seniors need to be extra vigilant during the upcoming months. The first step to becoming winter-ready is to make sure your living space is protected from the elements. Many appliances need...
Grandma and grandpa don’t typically come to mind when most people think about substance abuse, but senior addiction has become a growing problem. According to data from the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD), nearly half of...
As we age we tend to have bruising more easily. The layers of fat beneath our skin become thinner. This leaves blood vessels more vulnerable. When we become seniors, a small bump can cause them to break open and...
Though you’re probably used to ignoring phone calls from unknown numbers at this point, you might be more willing to pick up if that number looks familiar.That’s what happened when Aaron Craven, 39, who lives in the Minneapolis area,...
As we get older physical changes in our bodies make it easier for us to fall. Many elderly people have health conditions that cause mobility problems and instability in their walking. They may take medications for these conditions which...
A recent survey shows that 39% of drivers felt scared and uncertain behind the wheel in general 23% of drivers said they felt anxious about using the motorways Research conducted by the AA show that 13% of Women...
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the year 2030 will mark a turning point in history for the aging population of the United States. In less than 12 years, all baby boomers will be older than age 65, expanding...
One of the worst things that can make a senior feel really old is when they find out they are no longer allowed to drive. Many seniors depend on their vehicles to get around. They may live in a...
We all know about online scams and identity theft schemes, but do you know how to protect yourself against such evils?  To help you remember I have come up with an acronym - KEEP THEM OUT, below I explain...
While the internet promises us an easier alternative to access services, content, and products, we should remember that its downsides are equally monumental. Acknowledging this will help us appreciate the need for adopting practices that will ensure we remain...