Seniors

The Top 5 Foods to Eat for Heart Health

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease kills 610,000 people per year in the United States, making it responsible for about a quarter of all deaths. While genetic factors can play a role in the development of heart disease, lifestyle choices such as diet and exercise habits can significantly alter your risk of developing the condition. READ MORE

10 Worst Things about Aging that You Wish Grandparents Warned You About

As kids, we spend a lot of time with grandparents, especially during the summer. When grandchildren get older, they often lose interest in visiting them. Gone are the days of fishing with grandpa, or planting a garden with grandma. Grandkids grow up and prefer hanging around younger folks their age. And it’s unlucky for them too because if they had spent more time with the grandparents, especially in the teen years, they could have learned some very valuable lessons. READ MORE

Moving into Retirement – The Pros and Cons of Downsizing

The decision to retire is a significant one, and not one to be taken lightly. You have a number of important decisions to make before leaving the daily commute behind and moving on to the next phase of your life.

From how to best tap your retirement funds and make your nest egg last to how you will occupy all the free time, you have plenty of things to think about before you leave the world of work behind. One of the most important decisions involves the home you will live in. READ MORE

Holiday Safety for Seniors and Caregivers

As we prepare for the holidays, there are some safety issues seniors and caregivers must consider. Many of us approach the season with little thought for our older relatives. But that’s not to make you feel ruthless, it’s just a fact. It’s common that younger and healthier family members never consider the environmental and nutritional issues when they invite an older adult to a function. READ MORE

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