Senior Topics
’Tis the season to be…stressed out! During the holidays there is a lot of pressure to be “merry and bright,” to have holiday celebrations be Pinterest-worthy and to have the perfect gifts for everyone on your list – all while keeping your shopping list on budget. Combine your holiday to-do list with your everyday workload...
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What do you get for the kids who have everything? For many grandparents, the holidays are challenging and spending money on items that are quickly tossed aside or stored in closets can be frustrating. Those challenges combined with a movement by millennials to spend more on experiences than things may mean that the best gift...
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It’s hard to believe that the holidays are here again! For many families, this holiday season may look a little different as a senior loved one has moved from their home into a senior living community. This may mean that family traditions are changing and evolving, that holiday responsibilities are shifting, and it may mean...
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Veterans Day became an official national holiday on November 11, 1938. Originally known as “Armistice Day”, the holiday marked the anniversary of the end of World War I in 1919 on the 11th day of the 11th month at the 11th hour. Today, Veterans Day remains a time to recognize the service and sacrifice of...
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Just like they have in every phase of life, Baby Boomers are redefining every phase of life. Now, as many boomers begin to hit their senior years, they are changing what it means to retire. According to a national survey of adult travelers conducted by the AARP, Baby Boomers travel more than previous generations, with...
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Talking to a loved one about handing over the car keys is a difficult conversation. Because driving is so closely associated with freedom, agreeing to stop driving can feel like a loss of independence. It’s a hard decision, but it’s an important one, and the life of your loved one and the lives of others...
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Medication Management Tips for Seniors Traveling
With retirement comes newfound free time and a chance to travel the world. But, more than 50% of seniors take five or more medications every day and managing complex medication schedules can be intimidating when traveling. Dealing with airport security, new food, and drink that could negatively interact with medication, and even considering time zone...
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Why Should Seniors Learn a Second Language?
You’ve always wanted to learn a new language, but you’ve never been able to find the time to balance family responsibilities, house management, and your career. Maybe retirement is bringing you new travel opportunities, and you want to be better equipped to see the world. For these reasons and many more, retirement is a great...
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10 Must Read Books for Seniors
Nothing beats a good book. Books can take us places we have never been, help us relive another time, and take us on great adventures – all without ever leaving home. Stimulating conversations across generations, bringing people of all walks of life together, books and the discussion surrounding them are powerful tools in improving the...
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