rocker granny

Just because you have some grandkids and a few wrinkles doesn’t mean you have to give up your dreams and aspirations … whatever they may be. Just ask Mary Ho. In August, the 81-year-old from Singapore played a mean electric guitar for 25,000-plus spectators at the country’s annual National Day Parade. As a child, Mary…

salt

The older you get, the more important it is to watch the amount of sodium creeping into your diet. We asked Lisa, a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) at Acts Retirement-Life Communities, and Jonathan, the Regional Director Culinary and Nutritional Services for Acts Retirement Life Communities, to share their secrets for maintaining a healthy low-sodium diet.…

prostate cancer

According to the American Cancer Society, prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men (after skin cancer), but it can often be treated successfully. Men over the age of 50 are at the highest risk of being affected. Regular screenings and early detection of prostate cancer can significantly increase the likelihood of survival. The…

indiana home care costs

How Much does In Home Care in Indiana Cost? The answer depends on location, type of care, and the provider. Recent surveys allow us to present an overview of in-home care and examples of costs in various Indiana localities. Non-Medical In-Home Care in Indiana Home Care Aides provide assistance with hygiene, laundry, cooking and transportation.…

emergency

As we’ve seen in Houston this past weekend, Mother Nature is pretty unpredictable, and natural disasters can leave you little time for anything but reacting. That’s why it’s so important to put a plan in place now … before it’s too late! Here are some important steps to prepare for a natural disaster: Create a…

veteran

In 1949, after the Soviet Union detonated its first atomic bomb, America was in a race with the Soviets to develop a nuclear bomb that was about 1,000 times more powerful—the hydrogen bomb. Two years later, a 19-year-old Air Force Dope and Fabric Technician from Philadelphia, PA, volunteered for a special, top-secret assignment that would…

baddie winkle

In case you thought Instagram was just for the young, one 89-year-old great-grandmother is proving otherwise. “Baddie Winkle”, a sassy octogenarian has more than 3 million followers, companies paying her to promote their products in her posts, and everyone, young and old alike, positively entranced by the bold, slightly irreverent persona that she’s created. Three…

Remember when George Bush, Sr., celebrated his 90th birthday by jumping out of an airplane? Lest you think that only the rich and famous attempt feats of this scale at such an advanced age, check out a few ordinary seniors who accomplished some pretty amazing things at a time in their lives when most of…

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