Finally discarding the pile of catalogs piling up in your entryway is a great beginning on the road to decluttering; however, getting rid of old photographs, sentimental clothing, or souvenirs from days gone by is an entirely different matter and will require a more concerted effort.
Especially for those over 60 years old, identity theft is a very real menace. More than $36 billion is taken from older Americans every year via financial abuse and fraud. Financial fraud perpetrated against the elderly is a growing threat. According to the Department of Justice, the number of elderly identity theft victims rose by […]
Avoid hazards in the cold with these winter safety tips for seniors. excerpt: 1. Avoid Slipping on Ice Icy, snowy roads and sidewalks make it easy to slip and fall. “Unfortunately, falls are a common occurrence for senior citizens, especially during the winter months,” says Dr. Stanley Wang, a physician at Stanford Hospital in Palo Alto, […]
Chronic pain affects your physical and emotional well-being in addition to undermining your effectiveness at even the simplest daily tasks, so sufferers are often desperate for a way to relieve their pain. But essential oils, the increasingly popular crunchy solution for all of life’s ills (or so some seem to say)? Could these really be […]
Maintaining your health as you age can be an overwhelming prospect. Where do you start? Here are three areas on which to begin to focus. excerpt: Staying active is a great way to improve one’s mental and physical capabilities. Whether you choose to go to a gym or work out in the great outdoors, improved […]