Boomers & Beyond

Wed
06
Sep

Improvements for independence

Modifications to make your home more accessible

Tue
05
Sep

Choosing the right Medicare Part D plan starts with four simple rules

If you’re turning 65 in 2017 or 2018, you’re one of 10,000 people who become Medicare-eligible each day. Choosing Medicare prescription drug coverage can be confusing, especially for the first time.

Tue
05
Sep

Three ways pups can improve seniors’ health


Dogs are more than just furry companions. Having a dog can help seniors improve their health through a variety of ways. Photo courtesy of Africa Studio/Shutterstock.com

Furry friends can play a significant role in pet owners’ lives. The old saying goes, “dogs are man’s best friend,” and research shows they may be more than that. In fact, they just might be the key to keeping seniors active. 

Mon
07
Aug

Six non-motor symptoms of Parkinson’s disease that may surprise you


Symptoms of Parkinson’s disease aren’t always visible or motor related. Knowing some of the other, less known symptoms can help with diagnosis. photo courtesy of WavebreakmediaMicro - Fotolia.com

Those familiar with Parkinson’s disease (PD) are likely aware of the disorder’s most visible symptoms, including slower movements, impaired balance, rigidity/stiffness and involuntary shaking.

Mon
03
Jul

Smart fashion tips to keep you looking stylish and fabulous

 Muumuus and mom jeans or spangled capris and Aloha shirts — is this really all the fashion world has to offer women over the age of 60?

Mon
03
Jul

Simple ways to add physical fitness to your daily routine

Being resourceful with your daily routine can deliver big payoffs when it comes to increasing your activity level.

Mon
03
Jul

Tips to help families cope with Alzheimer’s, mitigate tensions and relieve stress


A diagnosis like Alzheimer’s disease affect more than just the person with the disease. Knowing what tips and resources are available can help ease the stress for all involved. submitted photo

Receiving an Alzheimer’s diagnosis is never easy — it’s life changing, not only for the person receiving the diagnosis but for their family members as well.

Tue
02
May

Giving to the next generation


Working to improve your mental and physical health can help you feel younger than your real age.

From self-expression to self-direction, there are countless ways to age out loud. Some of the most rewarding ways for older adults involve passing on experiences, wisdom and skills to others.

Tue
02
May

Five simple steps to be your best at any age


Working to improve your mental and physical health can help you feel younger than your real age.

They say you’re only as young as you feel, and if you’re an older American, the ability to feel young a little while longer is always appealing.

Sun
05
Feb

Three ways heart disease can sneak up on you

As Americans, our health is far from perfect, but over the decades, we’ve seen great improvements to medical care and lived longer lives.

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