Transitioning into an assisted living facility can be challenging and amidst the many emails and site visits required to choose the right assisted living facility, some families fail to see clear red flags and ultimately place their aging family member in an uncomfortable or even unsafe situation.
Eating healthy food is always an important goal. On the flip side, not all foods that are good for your body are also good for your teeth. Some nutritious foods can erode tooth enamel, too. Are Healthy Foods Wrecking Your Smile?
After decades of marriage, you can’t blame some couples for settling into not-so-constructive patterns. According to recent University of Maryland divorce research, you've got about a 50/50 chance of growing old with your spouse.
Most people believe that mental disorders are very rare and “happen to someone else." Recently, researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health found that there are serious discrepancies among mid- and late-life adults in reporting past and present mental disorders, including depression, compared with the reporting of physical...Read More
With millions of smartphone apps out there today, how do baby boomers pick the best ones to make our lives easier, healthier, and safer? Here is a curated list of apps you should check out to make you life easier, save money or just have fun!
Retirement today is not that of a generation ago, we are living longer these days, and retirement is not what it used to be. Today, 60 (and beyond) is the new 50. Retirement is no longer a time to just garden and visit the grandkids, and healthier retirees want to stay engaged and stimulated. According to a recent survey about two-thirds of worker...Read More
There’ a conventional wisdom that as we age, we become less driven and goal-oriented, and instead find meaning in a wider set of experiences. In fact, staying motivated can be difficult at any age, but it is especially hard when you are getting older. TIs Losing Interest and Motivation Inevitable As We Age?
For every woman over 55 who’s still spending money on dubious anti-aging pills and potions that promise miraculous results, there’s another who knows what it really takes to stay young-looking and healthy. This article will aim to help you become the latter.
It seems that men typically perform better than women. However, the physical decline seemed to begin for both genders in their fifties. People in their sixties and seventies started showing a slower walking speed as well as a drop in aerobic endurance.
Many older adults and seniors report that their sex lives actually improve as they age. Once the children are grown and work doesn’t require the energy it used to, couples can relax together and enjoy each other without the old distractions. They find that senior sex gets better.