Table full of low carb foods

There are a lot of diets out there, and it’s easy to be overwhelmed by conflicting nutrition advice. Many popular diets today – including the Ketogenic, South Beach, and Atkins diets – are focused on reducing the amount of carbohydrates you eat. This can be hard to do, especially since foods high in carbohydrates are…

Senior woman migrates to Florida every winter

Want to escape the cold this season? We’ve got your list of warm destinations to check out, plus why they’re great migration spots: from St. Augustine, Florida to St. George, Utah to the Gulf Shores in Alabama! Migration season is upon us, when flocks of northern residents head south for wintertime. We’re not talking about…

Adult son gives parents a private concert with his guitar while his wife ignores him

While we might hear more about the “boomerang generation” – adult children moving back home to live with mom and dad – the opposite situation is actually on the rise. Aging parents moving in with their kids is becoming more common. This living situation, sometimes called multigenerational living, is on the rise in the U.S.…

Senior holding a medical alert device

If you have an elderly loved one who lives alone, a wearable medical alert device can be a lifesaver – literally. If you’re thinking about picking out a device for a loved one, make sure you discuss it with them. Determine all of their needs and wants. For a system to be effective, it has…

Woman at assisted living facility smiling with her dog Soup

If you’ve recently made the decision that assisted living is the right choice for a loved one, we’re with you. That can be a tough call, and you’ve made it through the first step of this challenging process. The next step is finding the right home: the assisted living facility that best fits your loved…

Senior woman and man are working on their fitness

After age 55, our bodies lose flexibility, stamina, and strength. This was once thought of as an inevitable result of aging, but studies have shown that these effects of aging can be reversed through fitness and exercise. Exercise helps fight the age-related loss of muscle mass. It keeps your heart healthy, reduces blood pressure, helps…

Senior friends on a walk to keep up their New Year's resolutions

After the excess of the holidays, and with the promise of a brand new year ahead, most of us are ready to turn over a new leaf. New year, new you. A fresh start. The beginning of a new year lets us move forward and look to the future. About half of Americans make a…

Stoned senior couple using ridesharing for the first time

While you could sometimes use a ride after dark or to unfamiliar parts of town, you may never have even thought of the possibility of ride-sharing. Services like Uber and Lyft are for the younger generations, right? Not necessarily. A plethora of services have sprung up to make ride-sharing a more viable option for seniors.…

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