Like every other part of our bodies, nails on both our fingers and toes are affected by age, and they can benefit from a little extra attention.
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Researchers estimate that more than 1.5 million Americans are living with glaucoma and don’t even know it. One of them could be you.
January can be a tough month, especially for older adults who have difficulty getting out of the house in the ice and snow. But all it takes is a little effort and creativity to perk up your winter.
If you still think of your local library as a building full of dusty books and kindergarten storytimes, you’re missing out on a whole new world.
Walking in winter can be downright dangerous, but thanks to local indoor tracks, you don’t have to hang up your walking shoes.
Dry winter air means dry winter skin. And for older adults, it can be much more than a nuisance.
Skin becomes thinner as we age, making it more fragile and more susceptible to problems caused by lack of moisture.
Struggling with what to give a loved one who has moved to a nursing home? We have some great ideas for Christmas gifts for seniors that will be appreciated long after the holiday is over.
You feel guilty for even thinking it, but the question still looms: “My loved one with dementia won’t remember the holidays, so should I really go to all the trouble of celebrating with them?” The simple answer is yes. With … Continued
Making conversation with older relatives can be a challenge. To avoid spending Thanksgiving dinner talking to Grandma and Grandpa about the weather or the food in their assisted living center’s dining room, it might be best to come prepared with a few Thanksgiving conversation starters.
In an emergency, seconds count. A free public service called Smart911 can save seconds, and even minutes, when an emergency occurs.