Selfie Stick Senior Travel

Once you retire, you may feel like you finally have time to travel like you’ve always wanted. In fact, according to Maria Gillen, director of the AARP’s travel website, travel is the number-one aspiration for Americans 50 and over. However, your travel destination wish list is probably different than it was when you were younger.…

Senior Fall Medical Alert Device

As your loved ones age, especially if they live alone or spend a lot of time alone, there will come a time when you worry about their safety at home. If you live nearby, you may be able to visit and check in on them, or have a neighbor pop in every day. But it’s…

Aging in place and drinking coffee

A lot is being written these days about the concept of “Aging in Place.” From short articles in newspapers to entire books dedicated to the subject, there are many terrific sources of information for people who have decided to “stay put” during their golden years. If you are approaching retirement age or have already passed…

Loving Senior Woman Reading with Dog

You might have those frustrating tip-of-the-tongue moments (“What’s that word again?!”) and can’t recall the names of people you meet as easily as you once could. However, a new book, Changing Minds: How Aging Affects Language and How Language Affects Aging, provides a good deal of assurance that age alone won’t significantly affect your language…

Make It Home Downsizing as a senior MakeItHome.net

As Senior Move Managers®, we’re often asked these questions: What will I do with all my “stuff” when I downsize? How should I sell my “stuff”? What is my “stuff” worth if I sell it? These are all great questions that deserve honest and straightforward answers. However, the challenge in providing a universal response is:…

Pesto_Mashed_Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are a great staple for any meal, but you can add a few simple ingredients to give them a unique, special flavor that will leave everyone asking for the recipe!   What you need:  • 4 medium russet potatoes, peeled and cubed •  2 tablespoons butter • ⅓ cup whole milk •  2 tablespoons prepared basil pesto • Salt…

Alzheimer's Dementia Patient Listens to Music for Memories

If you are caring for a loved one with conditions that affect the memory and cognition, like Alzheimer’s or dementia, you know that they rely on you for activities to stimulate the mind, fill their days, and relieve stress. Planning and guiding your loved ones through activities can help slow the decline of motor skills…

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