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Year: 2017

Tips to help seniors safely use Social Media

8 Tips to Help Seniors Safely Use Social Media

Written by fernando on 12th June 2017

Home Instead Senior Care estimates that 60% percent of individuals over the age of 65 have access to the internet, and many are venturing into the world of Social Media: Facebook, Twitter, Skype and beyond. Social Media is a fantastic resource for seniors to keep in touch with family and friends, read the latest news […]

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Movie UP Revisited – An UPlifting Adventure

Written by fernando on 1st June 2017

Up is a story about aging and realizing that life is messy and not something that we can always control. No matter how you look at it, through the eyes of a child or a senior, there are lessons to be learned on how to get the most out of life. Especially on Children’s Day, […]

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combat sedantery lifestyle

6 Ways Seniors Can Improve Health with a Positive Approach Toward Aging

Written by fernando on 15th May 2017

Age is no barrier. It’s a limitation you put on your mind. Jackie Joyner-Kersee May is Older Americans Month. This national celebration was developed by the Administration for Community Living (ACL) to reshape how we view aging. People are living and working longer, striving to maintain their independence and taking control of their own well-being. […]

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Find the perfect gift for your elderly mother on mother’s day

9 Unique Mother’s Day Gifts for Older Moms

Written by fernando on 2nd May 2017

As you grow older, it can sometimes become difficult to procure a Mother’s Day gift that accurately symbolizes how important your mother or grandmother is to you. What do you get an elderly parent that has collected a lifetime of personal mementos and often has different interests and hobbies than you?     Stannah Stairlifts […]

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Combat a sedentary lifestyle with the Stannah Senior Active Living Calendar

Written by fernando on 26th April 2017

Many adults over the age of 65 spend, on average, more than 10 hours each day either sitting or lying down. Scientists have discovered this inactivity may increase risk of chronic issues or exacerbate pre-existing conditions. May is Older Americans Month and Stannah Stairlifts is encouraging seniors to combat this sedentary lifestyle with its Senior […]

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Conquer aging with yoga

4 reasons to conquer aging with yoga

Written by fernando on 18th April 2017

The desire to age in place has become increasingly popular in recent years, particularly among the aging Baby Boomer generation. While the ambition of seniors is undeniable, the increased risk of illness, chronic pain and psychological distress that accompanies aging can create some difficulties in achieving this goal. Fortunately, research has discovered that yoga is […]

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Older man and caregiver daughter discuss finances

6 Simple Ways to Protect Seniors from Financial Fraud

Written by fernando on 3rd April 2017

The elderly lose an estimated $3 billion a year to scams and other financial elder abuse, according to Consumer Reports. A generally trusting personality combined with ample savings (“nest egg”) makes many seniors a prime target for fraudsters. According to Senior LinkAge, many elderly individuals don’t want to believe that someone would take advantage of […]

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national craft month

8 Simple Senior Projects to Celebrate National Craft Month

Written by fernando on 22nd March 2017

March is National Craft Month and creative activities offer a sense of competence, purpose and growth for the elderly. These emotions are critical for achieving an enjoyable aging experience and according to Seniors Matter, some therapists even use art projects during their sessions with elderly patients. Crafting allows elderly individuals to express themselves and develop […]

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