"Nick has brought a lot of love into my life," says Mary Miller, a retired schoolteacher from Phoenix, Ariz. "Even if I'm having a really bad day, I always feel better after a few minutes of snuggling on the sofa with Nick." Mary's husband, Ed, isn't a bit jealous. Rather, he agrees with her assessment. …
5 Reasons Why a Senior May Not Eat Enough
When seniors don’t eat enough, they can become malnourished. Here are five reasons seniors don’t eat well--and what you can do about it.
Top four health concerns for seniors and how to prevent them
By Steve Guntli According to WebMD, the most-visited medical reference site on the Internet, the following afflictions are some of the most common concerns for senior citizens as they grow older. Making an effort to live a healthier lifestyle can lead to a longer, healthier and happier life. Obesity According to the Centers for Disease…
How to spend time with Aging Parents
How to spend time with aging parents
11 Tips for Traveling with Senior Citizens
This post contains references to products from one or more of our advertisers. We may receive compensation when you click on links to those products. For an explanation of our Advertising Policy, visit this page One of my favorite award trips of all time was accompanying my grandmother to California three years ago to visit family. At (then) 89 years old, it wouldn’t have been possible by herself, but together we were able to make the trip, and I was so thankful for being able to travel with her. Today, TPG Contributor Jason Steele shares insights from his own grandmother about how to travel smoothly in your golden years. There are no age limits to travel. My 93-year-old grandmother Anne Steele travels somewhere almost every month, usually to take a cruise or…
Help Seniors Overcome Holiday Stress: 4 Tips
Holiday stress affects seniors in many ways. From grieving a late spouse to anxiety over dietary restrictions, seniors may need your help to enjoy their holidays.
Know the 10 Signs of Alzheimer's Disease
Are you concerned about yourself or a loved one? Learn the 10 early signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.
Home Health Care vs In-home Care: What's the Difference?
See how different services with similar names stack up in our comparison chart. Home health care = skilled medical care. In-home care = help w/ daily living
How to Find Free Rides for Seniors Who Live at Home
How to Find Free Rides for Seniors Who Live at Home. Help your parents stay active without busting your budget.
Why Seniors Want Home Care
According to a recent study, 87% of seniors would prefer to age in place by remaining at home. But, why are the number of seniors in nursing homes and hospitals on the rise? Here are three reasons why seniors today want home care and aren’t always getting what they want.