You Are Never Too Old to Start a New Hobby

You Are Never Too Old to Start a New Hobby

The phrase “I’m too old” should never be a part of your lexicon if you’re talking about starting a new hobby. In fact, staying active and maintaining hobbies later in life is linked to a host of benefits for seniors. In addition to providing more time to socialize...
Senior Living Done Right: Anne’s Story

Senior Living Done Right: Anne’s Story

Shortly after she fell in love with and married her husband, Anne Boehme moved to and fell in love with the south, where she has lived ever since. Following her husband’s passing, Anne eventually made the decision to transition to an assisted living environment, and...
Is a Daily Dose of Aspirin Right for Your Senior Mom?

Is a Daily Dose of Aspirin Right for Your Senior Mom?

We’ve long been told that a daily, low dose of aspirin can help to thin seniors’ blood and work toward preventing a heart attack. But is that advice true for every senior or just for those who have already suffered a heart attack or are at higher risk for heart...
Seniors Who Run Regularly Reap the Benefits

Seniors Who Run Regularly Reap the Benefits

As we age, our muscles naturally become less efficient. Senior adults can use as much as 20 percent more energy while doing simple tasks, like walking, as a younger adult performing the same task. When movement becomes more difficult, this can have an affect on...