How Seniors 90+ Years Old are Becoming Entrepreneurs

Today’s modern senior is breaking all of the rules when it comes to what they want to do in their “Golden Years.” The term startup was once synonymous with 20 and 30-somethings. Now it isn’t uncommon to see older people in their 60’s and older have startups of their own. Some seniors also work for…

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How to Make Sure You’re Loved One is Being Taken Care of in a Nursing Home

Whether you had to make the decision to place a loved one in a nursing home or he or she made the individual choice, watching this transition from long-term home to nursing facility occur can feel jarring for everyone involved. Regardless of what the staff tells you about the happiness of your relatives, you must…

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Dark Chocolate Health Benefits for Seniors Today

National Milk Chocolate Day is scarcely a week away. It’s scheduled for the 28th of July. Started by the National Confectioners Association, people best observe the day by preparing their favorite milk chocolate types created with special treats from recipes such as milk chocolate pecan pie, chocolate candy bar cake, and milk chocolate popcorn. So,…

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CMS SSNRI Initiative Set to Eliminate SSNs from Medicare Cards in 2018

CMS Announces That Its 2018 Social Security Number Removal Initiative Will Issue New Medicare Cards to Protect Cardholder Identities Clearwater, FL – July 24, 2017 – To improve security and comply with the Medicare Access and Chip Reauthorization Act of 2015, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services, or CMS, declared its intention to begin…

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How Music and Alzheimer’s Heals & Can Bring Happiness to Seniors

Music therapy is the use of music to achieve physical, mental, and emotional health goals. Music therapists work in a wide variety of locations with many people, but the practice can be especially beneficial for seniors. Music stimulates many different areas of the brain, including the regions of the brain that deal with speech, memory,…

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How to Stimulate The Mind with These Easy Crafts for Seniors

The onset of Dementia or Alzheimer’s leaves little in the way of encouragement and can be frightening. However, aside from medication, there are activities and habits that can help in the aid of memory. Cognitive stimulation helps to slow the decline. Through cognitive stimulation, these activities can bring a sense of joy back into life,…

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2017 Summer Activity Ideas for Seniors with Mobility Issues

Summer is one of those seasons people look forward to all year, and no one can blame them. It’s all about late nights, outdoor living, and spending as much time as possible just enjoying life. When you’re a senior with mobility issues, however, it’s not always so enjoyable. Watching everyone else have a good time…

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The Insider’s Guide to 4th of July Activities for Seniors in 2017

4th of July is a wonderful holiday filled with traditions that people of all ages look forward to. When seniors are invited to join in on these fun activities they feel connected with their families while being engaged in life. Whether you are yourself a senior or you are simply a caregiver for an elderly…

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