Maintaining healthy brain function becomes more important as we age. We want to stay in shape physically but keeping our smarts is just as important. One way to do this is by playing cards. Always popular and lots of...
We all need a break from our regular routine from time to time. That includes seniors and caregivers! With summer here many of us are talking about vacation plans. Senior travel is a very important aspect for senior's overall...
Adult children are now finding their roles with their parents are reversed. Looking after them when they are ill, helping cook meals and taking them to appointments are all tasks they once helped us to do. They provided physical...
When I began writing this article I had to rethink my reasons for kayaking. It has been so long since my first few paddle strokes.I began paddling because I was tired of competitive sailing; tired of setting up the...
By undertaking hobbies and interests as you get older, you can add some more variety to your life. These pastimes can also reduce the risk of suffering from loneliness in your elderly years, not to mention offering so many...
Whether you own your own home or rent a condo or apartment, a smoke alarm is not only necessary, it's required by law. For seniors in particular, keeping smoke alarms in good working order requires a checkup every few...
Image Credit: Well Pet CoachSeveral dog breeds are deemed ideal and perfect for seniors and adults. While they can all offer benefits to their owners, especially those who need companions for everyday living, each of these breeds has their respective...
At 80 years old, she got her first tattoo.      “Why the hell not” she said, relaying the story of her adventure under the needle. Her sun-worn skin had the appearance of a dirty potato, age spots freckling her arms. Her...
Senior Travel Considerations Just like anyone else seniors need to take special care when travelling. Senior travel is truly important whether a day trip or a long haul here are some things to consider and plan for to make travelling...
There is a new breed of retirees out there. To them, they are living the dream. Travelling south during the winter to spend the colder months in a warmer climate. Heading back north during the summer to take advantage...