Tag: Senior Citizens

Advantages of Lift Chairs

There are many reasons to consider investing in a lift chair for your home. The ability to remain independent is important to an individual’s quality of life. There are wide ranges of illnesses, diseases, and disorders that may render people’s ability to stand up from a seated position. This is where having a lift chair…

Stair Lift Guide

There comes a point in many people’s lives when they begin to find it difficult to walk up and down stairs without help. Such mobility problems can be the result of injury, illness, weakness in the legs, poor eyesight, reduced balance and a number of other conditions. If you find that it’s becoming harder and…

With Aging Comes More Creativity

The need to create—whether it’s painting, writing, dance, floral arrangement, you name it—is one of the most basic human impulses, and it doesn’t diminish with age. In fact, studies suggest that with aging comes more creativity. You’ll probably be more creative at 70 than you were at 20, so make time for an old creative…

How to Improve Balance as You Age

Each year, about a third of seniors 65 and up suffer injuries due to loss of balance, some of which can be serious. However, slips, trips and falls don’t have to be an unavoidable part of aging. With a few handy tips, seniors can improve their balance and enhance their overall health. Practice balance exercises…

Five Common Aging Myths

If you think that aging has to be a negative thing, think again! Recent studies have shown that a positive attitude toward getting older can contribute to a longer life span and better health. Read on to learn about some common aging myths, debunked: Getting older means becoming weak, frail and/or debilitated Regular exercise can…

Facebook Etiquette Tips for Seniors

Facebook is a great way to keep in touch with friends and family members, particularly if you have loved ones who live far away. If you have grandkids, however, you’ve probably heard stories about Facebook friends (ahem, Aunt Martha) who comment excessively or accidentally shout by typing in all caps. Avoid making a Facebook faux…

How to Memorialize Your Loved Ones

When someone you love passes away, it can be difficult to process your grief. As seniors lose spouses, friends and family members, it’s important to find healthy ways to memorialize those we love. Here are a few ideas: Archive your memories It’s easier than ever to store photos, notes, videos and other intangibles online. Apps…