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?
My daughter gave me my first Magic Bullet blender about 12 years ago. At first I wondered what I was going to do with it. But it didn’t take long for me to realize that it has the perfect name. The time and effort I save with uses for the Magic Bullet seems magical.
One of my favorite small appliances stopped working last week after decades of service. My faithful Presto Salad Shooter had shredded its last carrot. I felt as if I had lost an old friend.
We’ve been in a seemingly endless summer weather pattern here so I was surprised that the first day of Autumn had arrived. That means it’s time to start planning for just the right holiday gifts for the special seniors in our lives.
The Cuisinart Citrus Juicer is a small kitchen appliance whose sole purpose is to juice citrus fruits: Grapefruits, Oranges, Lemons, and Limes.
At a recent doctor’s appointment, the nurse noted that my blood pressure was lower than it should have been. As a result, the doctor recommended that I start blood pressure monitoring at home.
Do you watch TV with someone who likes the volume turned all the way up? Are you wondering if there is a device to hear the TV better?
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.