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AARP began sending me information when I turned fifty-five. My first reaction was to take it as an insult. As far as I knew, a senior citizen was sixty-five years old. Until a friend politely informed me that many...
Road trips always have something truly magical to it – and embarking on one in your golden years can be a wonderful, rewarding, and liberating experience. To ensure a safe and comfortable journey, however, proper planning is essential. Here’s...
Gerontology, the study of aging and its implications, offers a diverse range of opportunities for those looking to make a significant impact in the lives of the elderly. From understanding the biological aspects of aging to addressing the social...
In today's digital world, staying connected is crucial, and texting is a key part of this. For many of us, our grandparents might not be as tech-savvy as we are. Teaching them to text is more than just showing...
While we are not suggesting that other ethnicities and cultures don’t have decent women, there are exceptions. Certain parts of the world boast of exceptionally good ladies and gents too. Eastern Europe happens to be one such region, with...
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...
My 65th birthday is on the second of December. There is so much more to this milestone in life than just another birthday. My sixteen years of crack addiction during my twenties and early thirties prevented me from seeing...
Thanksgiving is a time when relatives and friends get together and give thanks. It is a traditional holiday to celebrate the end of the harvest. Many seniors look forward to this time as a day they can spend with...
Remember your first love? You know, the guy made you swoon at the thought of him. The one who made your legs like jelly as his lips touched yours. That man you told anyone and everyone who would listen...
As an aging homeowner, it's important to stay ahead of the game when it comes to properly maintaining your most valuable asset: your home. Unfortunately, many homeowners overlook one of the most critical parts of their house – their...