Senior Life 2011

15 Stories • Available June 2011
Bypass Operation

Bypass Operation

Over the years, treatment has improved for heart attacks and coronary artery disease. With new technology, more experienced surgeons, and hospitals with highly successful diagnostic, preoperative a

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It's A Date

It's A Date

Let's face it; by the time you're 50-something, you know what you like and want in a partner, and barhopping or clubbing probably isn't the right way to meet that special someone. If you find yours

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Save Some Dough

Save Some Dough

People who are 50 or older can enjoy sizable discounts on everything from travel to clothing to dining and more, but you have to know where to look to access these deals. Some deal-finder sites are

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To Give Or Not To Give

To Give Or Not To Give

Money issues often cause stress in relationships, particularly when your adult children come to you for money. The situation may be dire, such as making their mortgage payment, or it may be what yo

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Style

Style

The days of shapeless, frumpy clothing for seniors are over. With celebrities such as Helen Mirren stepping out in stylish designer dresses and chic suits, today's golden agers are more interested

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Your Spouse's Health

Your Spouse's Health

When your spouse's doctors advise a healthier diet and exercise but you don't see those changes being made at home, you're likely to want to take action. As a supportive spouse, you want to help yo

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Low-effort Pets

Low-effort Pets

Having a pet in your home is a proven mood booster. A pet can prevent loneliness and the threat of depression. In several recent studies, pet ownership was shown to be a factor in lowering blood pr

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Giving Lessons

Giving Lessons

There is a growing trend among seniors to supplement their fixed incomes by starting their own businesses in which they give lessons. Some of the most popular types of lessons they're teaching are

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Handling Cliques

Handling Cliques

Cliques are not just found in high school. The dynamics of an "in" group and the outsiders are very much in play at senior living communities, and when a resident doesn't fit in with the A-list, it

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Fly Cheaply

Fly Cheaply

Air travel costs are escalating, but that doesn't have to get in the way of seeing the sights during your golden years. With proper planning, insider deals and savvy packing to save on baggage fees

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Wish Of A Lifetime

Wish Of A Lifetime

Jeremy Bloom believes every senior has a dream, one thing in life that he or she has always wanted to experience. For many, the lack of financial means or social connections bars them from fulfilli

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Memory Fitness

Memory Fitness

It's never too late to boost your brainpower. The brain thrives on challenge and variety, so amp up your attention span and maximize your memory with a daily mental workout. "If you make it a poin

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Advice For Widows

Advice For Widows

Q: Now, in my late 50s, I keep wondering why I am so stymied. Why can't I do what I really want to do? I am a widow whose husband died 15 years ago, and I depend on myself. A friend suggested that

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Photos And Home Movies

Photos And Home Movies

Pictures and home movies are among many people's most valued possessions, but oftentimes they sit dormant in photo albums, on computers or in boxes that hardly ever see the light of day. Today ther

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Senior Hairstyles

Senior Hairstyles

Gone are the days of Jell-O molds and plastic couch covers. Today's seniors are modern, energetic and stylish, especially when it comes to their hair. The blue-haired little old ladies who would h

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Senior Life Facts 1

Senior Life Facts 1

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Senior Life Facts 2

Senior Life Facts 2

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Senior Life Facts 3

Senior Life Facts 3

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