Category Archives: Senior Living

6 Ways to Make Friends Later in Life – and Improve Your Health

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To make friends later in life staying socially connected with family, friends, and our community is vitally important to our mental and physical health.  According to America’s Health Rankings, if we’re socially isolated in our later years, we’re at greater risk of experiencing poor health, including conditions like dementia and stroke. Odds are we’ll die […]

3 Fresh Ideas for Virtual Family Get-Togethers

Staying Connected

Virtual family get-togethers have truly bridged the gap when we have not been able to meet face to face. When the pandemic began, many older adults suddenly found themselves separated from their adult children, grandchildren, and other important members of their families. And as the pandemic drags on, it’s been a struggle for many to […]

What Are the Best Cars for Senior Drivers?

Driving represents freedom to most of us, especially as we grow older. But the topic of senior drivers can sometimes be a contentious one. Studies show that older drivers are among the safest drivers on the road. Unlike other age groups, senior drivers are more likely to cause harm to themselves than others as a […]

Exploring the Link Between Nutrition and Fall Risk for Seniors

nutrition and fall risk

The fall risk for seniors is startlingly high. In fact, falls are the leading cause of injury and serious disability for older adults. According to the National Council on Aging, 1 in 4 older adults will suffer a fall each year. Every 11 seconds, a senior in this country is treated in a hospital emergency […]