apps for seniors

Seniors benefit from and can enjoy technology as much as the next person. Many people are making apps for seniors, and of course, there are lots of apps for everyone that seniors will love. These apps help seniors stay connected, make tasks simpler, relax, enjoy some entertainment, stay informed, and sharpen their minds. Apps Seniors…

freebird club seniors

If you asked most seniors why they don’t travel as much as they’d like, you’d probably hear two reasons over and over again: cost and not having someone to share the experience. The Freebird Club was created to take these objections off the table for seniors and give them the opportunity to explore their wanderlust!…

Looking for some craft ideas for you to make with your grandchildren? Here they are! These 5 craft ideas offer fun and easy interaction between grandparents and grandchildren, provide hours of fun, and a lifetime of memories. 1) Clam Shell Critters This craft is great for those school aged grandchildren that are able to be…

remodeling

Ah, retirement. Time to kick back and relax, right? Not exactly. Now that you have reached retirement age, you might find that your home is not well suited for aging in place. This year might be the best time to get all of the projects done you have been thinking about over the years. Here…

easter ideas

Are your grandchildren visiting for Easter this year? All kids—no matter what their age—expect an Easter basket chockful of the traditional stuff, like chocolate bunnies and jelly beans, but here are a few ideas to make those baskets better than ever this year and their time with Grandma and Grandpa even more entertaining! Rebirth for…

seniors using social media

In 2008, social media was primarily the domain of the young. According to a recent study by the Pew Research Center, 68 percent of 18- to 29-year-olds used social media back then, but only a miniscule 27 percent of their parents (50- to 64-year-olds) and a teeny-tiny 9 percent of their grandparents (over 65) had…

womens day

Before writing this post, I had never even heard of International Women’s Day. Was I the only one? I decided to take an informal poll on Facebook and found that, sadly, I wasn’t. More than 70 percent of those who responded didn’t know anything about the day either, and the few who did were either…

adopting a senior pet

Maybe you lost your dog or cat a while back but have been reluctant to bring a new animal home because of your age. There are lots of pets languishing in shelters and eventually being euthanized for that very same reason—because their hair has turned gray, they have less pep in their step, and they…

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