Are coffee tables out of style? With all the talk of downsizing, decluttering, and minimizing, the trend seems clear.
The other night our visiting kids asked us how to prepare for old age. I thought about our younger generation for some answers.
As long time Wii Fit users, we’ve been waiting for Nintendo to create a Switch Fit for us. Well they finally have, and it’s called Ring Fit Adventure.
Doctors and nutritionists tell us healthy eating is an important part of staying independent and engaged in our lives. But is healthy eating for older adults different than healthy eating in general?
Some of the best companions for us older adults are our pets. For us, nothing says “home” like one of our furry buddies curled up on the bed next to us as we read or watch TV. But an unexpected “accident” can instantly shatter our warm snuggles.
How old is too old to drive safely? Have you ever driven up behind a slow, elderly driver and vowed to quit driving before you reach that age? I have, and now I am that age.
Are you afraid of falling? With falls being the leading cause of injury to senior citizens, it is more important than ever to address fall prevention in older adults.
Senior phone scams are on the rise. Most of us know we shouldn’t give out personal information like Social Security or Medicare numbers to people who call us, no matter how official they might try to sound. We’ve heard the spiel enough times to feel confident we wouldn’t let ourselves get taken by phone scammers….
The aging process is relentless when it comes to our skin, especially during the double threat of winter: dry, heated indoor air and dry, cold outdoor air.
Learning about my ancestors has been such a wonderful journey into the past. And I can reach into the future for those long gone and let their grandchildren and great grandchildren know about them.