Did you know baby boomers were the first American generation to modernize and popularize trick or treating? Not only are boomers responsible for defining modern trick or treating, but they are also the first generation to include individuals who have trick or treated as children, parents – and for some, even grandparents.
Do you have an overwhelming number of baseball cards stored in your basement or garage that you have been meaning to send to your son? Well, now is the time! Whether you are shipping 100 or 1000 miles, there are precautions you need to take before you ship.
The growing popularity of seniors using mobile phones and tablets is growing. Many developers focus all of their efforts on the younger generation with popular apps such as Angry Birds and Facebook, but there are an expanding number of seniors looking for apps that are gaining popularity.
From founding father Benjamin Franklin to beloved American actor William Holden, some of the greatest minds and personalities our world has ever known seem to agree on one thing: growing older can be an exceptionally gratifying and awe-inspiring experience, if you allow it to be.
Talking a walk outside, walking around your home, and getting in and out of a chair becomes more difficult as we age. Seniors are interested in being mobile just like the younger generations, which is why there are a few (much needed) safety products available to assist seniors with their daily tasks.
Many people who are responsible for the care of another share an emotional connection to the person they are caring for. For many caregivers, accepting constructive criticism from others is a difficult thing.
How do you typically celebrate your birthday? Maybe you have the family over for a barbeque and some birthday cake. Perhaps you make a day of it and go see your favorite baseball team play their division rivals, followed by a nice meal at your favorite restaurant. If you’re the quiet type, you might prefer […]
Have you been helping your grandfather pack up his house for a senior move? Did you discover some of his sharp edged tools that he no longer uses? Whether you’re considering keeping them for yourself or know someone out of state that could use the tools, you will need to figure out how to ship […]
Involvement in meaningful social activities and maintaining close relationships are two key components of healthy aging. Maintaining these relationships and staying involved in social activities can be difficult if seniors isolate themselves from others. Isolation can lead to loneliness and sometimes depression.
Did you know there are certain areas of the world where people tend to live longer, healthier lives? These particular parts of the globe are called Blue Zones, studied intensively by National Geographic Society researcher Dan Buettner. All Blue Zones have six features in common: