Whether you’ve been physically active most of your life or are just starting to exercise now in your senior years, the most important thing is to keep moving. Did you know seniors can actually reap more benefits from exercising than any other age group – physically and mentally – especially when paired with other healthy …Read More
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Listen as neuroscientist and author of “Still Alice,” Lisa Genova explains what you can do to prevent Alzheimer’s in a TED Talk.Read More
So you’re newly retired, living in your longtime home and loving it. You’re still spending your days doing lots of the same things you did when you had a full-time job. You’re mowing the lawn. And fixing the leaky faucet. And watering the lawn. Then, paying the plumber to fix the leaky faucet. And now …Read More
Along with all the excitement retirement brings, you may find yourself worrying about what the future holds. That’s normal and natural. Before retirement, you probably had family and career responsibilities that determined how you spent your days, so all the newfound freedom can feel overwhelming. Then there’s the reality that as we age, our health …Read More
No one likes to admit they need help as they age, especially a parent who values their independence. But ignoring the problem won’t make it go away. The last thing you want to do is wait until a health crisis forces you to make a quick decision when emotions are running high and options may …Read More
Many older adults plan to live in their home for as long as possible. But that might not be in your best interests. What if you trip on the stairs or suffer a fall that lands you (or your spouse) in the hospital? Worse still, you could have a stroke or heart attack. About 75% …Read More
9 Reasons to Make the Move to Greenville, South Carolina Older Americans are on the move. Though just 17% of the U.S. population is 65 and older, almost 30% of moves in 2020 were made by people in that age group, according to moving and relocation company United Van Lines. Also, a separate 2020 moving …Read More
Older adults are becoming much more aware of the importance of brain health. Just like monitoring the body’s cholesterol, blood pressure and blood glucose levels for early signs of trouble, there are similar benefits to be gained from memory screening. But if you’ve never heard of memory screening, you may be wondering what it is …Read More
Six Tips to Keep on Living Your Best Life After Retirement You’ve probably been on social media and come across the phrase, “live your best life.” You stop mid-scroll because you’re wondering to yourself, “What does that even mean?” First, you can thank Oprah for the phrase, which she coined way back in 2005. Second, …Read More
In your younger days, taking care of yourself probably wasn’t top of mind. You had more energy, and your body was more resilient. But as you grow older, taking care of yourself becomes more of a priority. You need to make time to recharge your batteries so you can engage with life. That doesn’t mean …Read More