Lifestyle

June 7th, 2022

Safe Driving Information for Seniors and Caregivers

When is the right time for an older adult to stop driving? The answer to that question is different for everyone. As a person ages, declining health conditions can deteriorate in ways that make safely operating a vehicle a challenge. Hearing and vision can worsen, reaction times slow down, and certain medications can cause side Read more >>

July 30th, 2021

5 Proven Benefits of Reading for Seniors

Seniors who read often enjoy much more than just a good story. Scientific studies have found many benefits of reading for older adults. These include everything from reducing stress and enhancing sleep to improving memory circuits, sharpening decision-making and possibly even delaying the onset of dementia. These top five mental benefits of reading demonstrate why good senior Read more >>

May 17th, 2021

Senior Travel Trends: A New Approach to Bucket List Travel

“Cabin fever has taken hold for many Americans after a grueling year,” says Matt Thompson, director of partnerships for RVezy, an RV rental marketplace. Company research found that 63% of Americans of all ages, and 49% of those 65 and older, plan to take a summer vacation this year. Let’s take a look at the Read more >>

April 4th, 2021

8 Travel Tips for Seniors

American adults are living longer – the average life expectancy for all races and genders is 78.7 years, according to the CDC; U.S. women live to 81 1. This leaves more time for leisure pursuits like travel. As with any activity or major undertaking, seniors should consult with their healthcare providers before heading out to understand Read more >>

December 3rd, 2020

New Year’s Resolutions for Caregivers

As the New Year approaches once again, it may often bring a feeling of optimism, which is much needed given this challenging time. That’s a welcoming gift, especially for those of us caring for the elderly. To help maximize this optimism, we have gathered 13 New Year’s resolutions geared specifically toward caregivers. #1: Write a Read more >>

November 12th, 2018

Hit the Road! Travel Bucket List Ideas for Older People

Many of us spent our younger years dreaming of the days when we could travel anywhere we wanted any time. Why wait any longer? “I realized that waiting for the right time to travel might never come, so I booked a ticket to Prague to experience the holiday markets this December. It’s been on the Read more >>

September 12th, 2018

Seasonal Eating: Summer Recipes for Seniors

All anyone really wants to do during the summer is the warm weather activities, family events and travel. That’s why we collected these simple, delicious and sometimes even healthy recipes to help you take advantage of summer’s delicious bounty without breaking a sweat or missing any of the fun. Mains Tomato Pie From Jamie Dement, author of The Farmhouse Read more >>

September 12th, 2018

Outdoor and Indoor Summer Activities for Seniors

When getting together with senior loved ones, it can be difficult to brainstorm appropriate activities the whole family can enjoy. We’ve pulled together a list of things to do indoors and outside to engage with your older relations, or to inspire you to dream up some other forms of summer fun. Indoor Summer Activities for Read more >>

July 23rd, 2018

Mobility Scooters User Guide – Safety & Operation Tips

Are you thinking about getting a mobility scooter? You won’t be sorry! These are lifestyle-enhancing machines that can help you rediscover a sense of freedom and mobility. But be warned, purchasing the wrong mobility scooter and using it the wrong way can make you feel more frustrated and trapped than ever. It can even lead Read more >>

July 20th, 2018

Tips for Making Summer Celebrations & Getaways Senior Friendly

Tips for Making Summer Celebrations & Getaways Senior Friendly The longer days of summer create multiple opportunities for get-togethers and trips with older family and friends. Here are some tips to make senior travel and summer events for aging adults more successful and less stressful. Outdoor Summer Safety Tips Talk with your senior to avoid Read more >>

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