It's never too late to get or stay in shape. Staying active through the golden years may help with feeling and looking younger, prevent or delay heart troubles and reduce some physical pains, such
The term "use it or lose it" can apply to many subjects, but it is especially appropriate when it comes to keeping the brain sharp.
"We now know that lifestyle choices -- such as engaging in more
Mention retirement to 10 different people and you probably will get 10 different reactions. Some will see it as a reward for the hard work and sacrifices that are required for a successful career,
Not too long ago, extended families usually lived in the same hometown, perhaps on the same block, and it was a regular occurrence for family, friends and neighbors to drop in unannounced for coffe
There's a whole new world of dating with changing rules and ways to meet. Courting isn't the same as it once was, and the avenues to get a date are as abundant as they are confusing. A popular way
Given today's economic conditions, more and more seniors are finding themselves without sufficient funds for basic living expenses, according to Meg Burns, director of the Federal Housing Associati
Those stairs you ran up so quickly at 40 can be depressingly steep at 70. And then there's the pain that wafts through your wrist and fingers every time you turn on the faucet or twist a doorknob.
Unfortunately, the fear of "being taken" by a con artist is all too justified for senior citizens. Many who prey on limited-income seniors believe that they will not be quick enough or sharp enough
Volunteering provides an opportunity for seniors to connect with their communities, make new friends and enjoy the sense of "giving back," of making a difference in the lives of children and causes
Alzheimer's disease has become so pervasive that all readers of this article will have either someone in their own families or someone in their friends' families suffer from it.
Alzheimer's is the
As more and more people are living longer, considerations of new housing arrangements often come up. For some people, remaining in the homes that they shared with their spouses and raised their chi
Katherine Lewis is a very lucky woman. With her in-laws about an hour away from where she lives and her parents two hours away, her children have been able to enjoy their grandparents on a regular
They're somewhere in the house, probably buried out there in the garage -- all those photographs, letters and delicate items that tell tales of memories past that you want to share with your childr
Anyone who ever has had to ask a parent or grandparent to give up the car keys understands the anguish that comes with it. That's because for most individuals, driving represents a person's indepen
More older Americans are looking to rejoin the work force and/or actively contribute to the communities where they live. Some might even go so far as to claim that keeping busy keeps you young. The
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