Originating hundreds of years ago in the 4th century, at one time Valentine’s Day had a darker connotation. It later evolved to honor at least one saint and by the 14th century started to become the holiday that we...
The British have been sending greeting cards since Victorian times and still send more cards than any other country. But with online greeting cards sent by email and quick texts by smartphone, will they survive?Card shops everywhere are claiming...
In the west, we have been celebrating Valentine's Day since the 14th century. In England, during the 18th century, Valentine's Day became an occasion to express love by giving flowers, candy and cards known as "valentines".Today, Valentine's Day represents...
2020 is here! Younger people may feel that there is no need for older adults and seniors to make resolutions but as knowledgeable seniors we know this is the time to make the smart resolutions. Below is a round up...
Image credit Christmas is not far off and many of us have started on our yearly gift list. For those with senior friends or loved ones on their lists,  gift buying can be difficult, especially if they are one of...
Through the ages, the life expectancy of humans has increased drastically. In the 1900's life expectancy was still only 31 years of age. With advances in medical technology, such as the inventions of insulin or antibiotics, in some countries...
National Gorgeous Grandma Day is here. On July 23rd, it is time to celebrate all the gorgeous grandmothers in your life. Whether you’re planning a day out on the town or a family dinner at your favorite restaurant, discover...
Whatever you call your grandmother, National Gorgeous Grandma Day is her day. July 23rd is the day to tell your grandmother just how fantastic she is. It's the day to tell her she's the most gorgeous grandma out there. How...
July 1st is Canada Day. This is a day that all Canadians celebrate the history, culture and achievements of their country. Celebrations include parties and fireworks, not always the types of activities that seniors can enjoy. Here are some senior...
Father's Day is Sunday, June 17th. This is the time to show your dad just how much you care about him. Whether your father lives alone, with family or in an assisted living facility, there are ways you can...