What does summer mean to you? For many of us, summer means parties, travel, and relaxing with family and friends at the beach or pool.
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If you wrote a book about your Mom's life, what would you include in it? The story would have to start many years before you were born. Childhood friends, neighborhood stores, and sibling rivalry would be just a few subjects you might cover. Now while you might not be ready to create a best-selling novel, it is a great idea to ask questions that will help you capture Mom's legacy. Here are a few to start with.
Although aging is expected, that expectation doesn't diminish the disappoint that comes as each new limitation presents itself. One of those unwelcome restrictions is the inability to continue driving. It should come as no surprise then that most seniors will likely not voluntarily give up driving. They might have to be told by a family member that getting behind the wheel is no longer a good idea. If you're ready to tell your senior Dad that he should no longer drive, here are a few things to consider before having that conversation.
We all need physical activity, even when we get older. So if you have been trying to figure out what kind of exercise best suits your lifestyle, why not speak to your doctor about joining a dance class? If you have never thought about it before, here are 3 reasons they are a good option for seniors.
You've worked for months to plan--and dream of!--your vacation. But before your much-deserved time away begins, there are five important conversations you should have with the senior family member staying behind.
When you're taking a senior loved one to an important graduation ceremony, it takes a little more preparation than going on your own. While you don't have to bring an entire suitcase with you along with your senior loved one, bringing the right things can make your outing safer and more enjoyable.
Many seniors prefer to live at home in the comfort of familiar surroundings. While there are many advantages to aging in place, seniors and their caregivers must be aware of some of the health concerns when living at home. Here are 5 health concerns for seniors living at home:
You are constantly hearing about social media. You probably even have a lot of friends already using Facebook and encouraging you to create an account. If you aren’t familiar with Facebook and the concept of social media, the idea is a little daunting. However, Facebook is a great way to keep up with friends, family and even your local clubs. Here are a few tips to get you started on Facebook.
Are you worried that you aren't stimulating your mind enough? Don't fret. In this age of advanced technology, internet games designed to engage the mind have proliferated in recent years. But, if you think that these are boring exercises because they involve using the most important of organs, think again.