Aging

Senior living and housing expenses are significant concerns for older individuals when aging alone, and topics like affordable shelter, transportation,...

When someone tells you it’s time to call hospice for someone you love, it’s one of the toughest bits of...

In the aging process, an older person can adapt and handle the physical and mental challenges of decline if they...

Can you imagine saying goodbye to your mother as you watch her leave your family vacation more than a week...

Have you heard of the term Elder Orphan?  It’s a new way of framing categorizing who are aging alone.  I...

The healthcare industry has recently spotted a new segement in the older adult population. It’s the aging singles who are...

Having friends makes life a lot more fun, enjoyable, and easier to deal with challenges. But as one grows older,...

What Aging Parents Want From Their Kids and How It Can Help Develop A Care Plan It always hard when...

Helping Your Aging Parent Remain Safe at Home Whether you live near your aging parents or across the country from...

Hope is Not a Plan, But Planning Will Generate Hope It’s here. Some call it the “silver tsunami” while others...

Funerals are happening every single minute all over the world; each funeral having its own personal imprint and private touches to honor those...

Compromising can be a difficult thing to do with people. While it’s a great way to make two people happy...

Ever heard of the word Gerontechnology? Probably not. This may be partially due to the fact that it’s a recently...

For many years, researchers have been studying the phenomenon of “use it or lose it.” The phrase refers to the...

Recently, I launched a campaign called #AgingVoices. It started from discussions in a Facebook group for folks who age at...

What to Do When You Catch Yourself Saying “I Am So Lonely” Loneliness is a hard feeling to deal with...

Come a certain age, retirees are bound to face the question of whether or not to downsize. After all, a...

A tall stack of Kodak photos printed on shiny rectangular cards of a family of four sits stapled together with...

What does Dad want? Have you asked? How about Mom? Does anyone know what her wishes are?  Has anyone asked...

It’s no secret that slips and falls are especially dangerous for seniors. According to the CDC, nearly three million American...

Senior Hoarding Issues: When They Can’t Let Go All too often, adult children of hoarding seniors enter their parents’ home...

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