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.
Is Vitamix worth it? Yes! Last year my Vita-Mix Total Nutrition Center Super 5000 outlived its 7-year warranty for the third time. After more than two decades, my Vita-Mix blender continues to mix, blend, chop, puree, and grind like a champ.
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….
What is a Reacher Grabber? Reacher grabbers, also known as hand grip pick up tools, work as an extension of your arm so you can more easily reach needed items up on a shelf or down on the floor.
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.
I have been a senior citizen for quite a while and I’ve thought of a few gift ideas that won’t cost my loved ones any money.
Lee Holden’s Qi Gong DVDs came into my life more than a decade ago when I was about to have knee replacement surgery due to arthritis. I thought it might be a gentler way of exercising and wanted to familiarize myself with the moves before my surgery.