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Working after Retirement

Working after Retirement

Most Americans envision their years after retirement spent traveling, reading, relaxing, and picking up new hobbies, but that may not be the case for everyone. Some seniors may find themselves experiencing boredom, cognitive decline, or discovering that they need to...
Creative Activities to Try with Seniors

Creative Activities to Try with Seniors

It’s no secret that exercise and healthy eating are essential factors in maintaining good cognitive health as we age. But, did you know that engaging in activities that get our creative juices flowing is a considerable component of enhancing cognitive function?...
Recognizing the Signs of Dementia

Recognizing the Signs of Dementia

Have you noticed your senior parent occasionally forgetting what he or she was about to say or having difficulty recalling names and retrieving specific words? Maybe you’ve witnessed them misplacing items or becoming distracted. Typically, there is no need to...
Planning for the Future with Mom and Dad

Planning for the Future with Mom and Dad

End-of-life planning is a sensitive topic to broach with mom and dad, and it can be challenging to know when and how to initiate the conversation. Experts recommend using the 40-70 Rule as a guideline. If you are approximately forty years old and your parent is about...
Mindfulness Exercises for Seniors

Mindfulness Exercises for Seniors

The Chinese character for mindfulness is translated to mean “presence of heart.” Jon Kabat-Zinn, the founding director of UMass Medical School’s Center for Mindfulness, explains that mindfulness is about “living your life as if it really mattered, moment by moment by...
Preparing Your Home to Become a Caregiver

Preparing Your Home to Become a Caregiver

Making the decision to move an aging parent into your home and becoming a full-time caregiver is life-changing and can cause a great deal of stress for all involved. You will likely have to assist your parent with selling their home and letting go of belongings that...
Fun Outings for Seniors

Fun Outings for Seniors

A sunny day is a great opportunity to take mom or dad on an adventure. The exposure to fresh air and vitamin D is highly beneficial for the brain, bones, and muscles, and can improve an individual’s cognitive function, overall mood, and outlook on life. Socialization...