The winter months bring more than just frigid temperatures and snow-covered roads. For many older adults, they also bring a wave of the “winter blues.” Also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), when a senior is experiencing the “winter blues” they often experience varying degrees of depression during the winter season due to a lack
Visiting a senior living community for yourself or your aging loved one can feel overwhelming. To start, compile a list of questions and important must-haves as you start to tour different communities in your area. The following questions can you help get a better idea of what life at each community could look like and
It’s the start of a new year and, no matter your age, there’s no better time than the present to get started on your wellness goals. As you ponder new hopes and dreams for 2023, here are some of our favorite New Year’s resolutions that will help aging adults lead happier, more active lifestyles. Make
It’s that time of the year again when families and friends gather to celebrate the holidays. As you spend more time with your aging parents this season, you may notice unusual changes. While some changes are part of the normal aging process, others may be signs that your mom or dad need some extra support.
Veterans Day, November 11, is a special day to recognize and honor those who have served in the U.S. military. For aging veterans, this special day is an important time to reflect on their years of service and receive recognitions for their contributions to our great nation. Whether you wish to take some time this
October is long-term care planning month! While many of us would rather not think about the extra care we will need when we can no longer live on our own, the reality is that a large percentage of us will require some form of long-term assistance when we reach our golden years. Long-term care refers
Grandparent’s Day Is This Sunday! Here are some fun ways grandparents and grandchildren can celebrate. Grandparents play a vital role in many families. They can be a source of unconditional love and provide unwavering support and wisdom. But how often do you get to celebrate your grandparents for all the joy they bring to your