Benefits of volunteering

Older volunteers who are active and involved are essential to a healthy community; volunteerism extends and enhances life

The number of older adults in America is soaring, and will be for decades. By the year 2050, those 65+ will account … Learn More

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Benefits of volunteering

April is Stress Awareness Month

Embrace a new strategy to keep stress away

We all know what stress feels like: Your heart races, you feel sweaty or nauseated, your mind can’t stop thinking about possible (bad) outcomes. Alleviating stress and negativity can add years and … Learn More

Posted in Health | Tagged | Comments Off on April is Stress Awareness Month

Protect yourself against scams

Protect yourself against scams

$36.5 billion – This is how much money adults over 60 lose annually to financial exploitation, according to a 2016 study done by True Link Financial. A big portion of this financial loss is at the … Learn More

Posted in Technology | Tagged , | Comments Off on Protect yourself against scams

Caregiving is a family affair

When Mom or Dad or another older relative needs help, the whole family is affected. Flexibility, availability and putting egos and family dynamics aside as much as possible are keys to successful caregiving – the kind that helps the individual … Learn More

Posted in caregiving | Tagged | Comments Off on Caregiving is a family affair

(HE)ART Health

Embrace your artistic tendencies and improve your heart health simultaneously.

Numerous studies claim stress can increase the risk for cardiovascular disease, but did you know that there might be a non-medical way to reduce this risk? While you should still … Learn More

Posted in Health | Comments Off on (HE)ART Health

Get Your Happy On Thru Apps

by Jenni Hargrove

Finding balance in one’s life can be made easier through the use of mobile apps, keeping you informed and engaged but not tied to your computer.

The National Council of Aging (NCOA) suggests four major categories for

Learn More
Posted in Technology | Comments Off on Get Your Happy On Thru Apps