Drive Longer, Be Safer


Losing your driver’s license can be a hard hit to the independent living of many seniors, but there are ways to keep your driving skills sharp and hold onto your license longer. One of the reasons driving skills can deteriorate as we age is simple lack of use. Older people tend to drive less,...

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Live Simply, Live Better


The older we get the more cluttered our homes can become, and although it can be nice to look around a room and see items that bring us happy memories, it’s also a good idea to simplify our surroundings as we age. For starters, there’s the upkeep. Trinkets collect dust, and more dust mea...

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Why Work After Retirement?


Few people actually want to work for their entire lives, and most look forward to the time when they can finally put their feet up and retire. However, there are benefits for seniors having a part-time job. The best advantage of part-time work after retirement is maintaining an active brain and body...

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Color Your Way to Calm


Having a creative outlet is important for everyone, and it is even more vital for retirees and seniors. But for some people, creative juices don’t flow easily and the idea of suddenly enrolling in a painting class or taking up sculpting is intimidating. Adult coloring books come in a wide vari...

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Filling in the Gaps of Medicare


Medicare helps a great deal when it comes to lowering the inevitable medical costs that come with getting older. However, it does not cover everything, and those uncovered expenses can add up quickly. It may, therefore, be worth considering a Medigap policy to keep those uncovered costs from overwhe...

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Keeping Your Identity Safe


Identity theft is becoming an increasing problem for many, but seniors are targeted at a much higher rate than younger people. However, there are several steps you can take to keep your assets and identity safe. To begin with, opt out of as many “pre-approved” credit card offers as you c...

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Food After Fifty


Changing any type of long-held habit is difficult for most of us, but even more so as we age, and especially when it comes to food. However, if your goal is to stay healthy, active, and live longer, there are changes you should make after age fifty. Refined, processed sugars and simple carbohydrates...

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Dance the Night Away


Music can sooth animals, both wild and domestic, lull infants to sleep, and bring people together. It also has excellent benefits for the elderly. Music can lessen stress responses such as increased heart rate and the production of the stress hormone cortisol. It can improve speech abilities for tho...

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The Benefits of Outdoor Living


Getting out in the fresh air can improve everyone’s health, but it is especially important for seniors for several reasons. The most obvious benefit is physical health. People are more likely to be active, walking, jogging, and bird watching when they are outdoors and away from the lure of the...

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Write It Down


A life well-lived deserves to be examined and shared with the world. A terrific way of doing that is to write down stories and facts that will be appreciated and enjoyed by future generations. Families especially may benefit from them and build upon these narratives, and when the time is right, add...

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Getting By Giving


Volunteering your skills, knowledge, companionship, and time is a wonderful benefit to your sense of well-being as you age. You can share decades of learning and experience with others who may benefit from it. If you have already crossed a bridge, you can help build one for the person coming behind...

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A Beautiful Day on the Course


Golf is a wonderful sport, and literally millions of senior citizens enjoy and benefit from it. The advantages range from the physical improvements it can make in one’s life to the social aspects of playing with like-minded people. The average golfer walks four miles on an eighteen-hole course...

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Take a Painting Class


Even if you have never picked up a paintbrush in your life, it doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy painting or become great at it. Painting is subjective. Some people love Picasso while others like Michelangelo. Beauty is different for everyone. A skilled art teacher can help you get started.&n...

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Where Is Your Car?


We have all done it: Parked our car and forgotten where it is. Luckily, there are now apps to help you pinpoint the location of your car. Some apps will also alert you to locations of your friends if they use the same app. Assisting you in finding a parking space is another feature available on...

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Joining A Book Club


Joining A Book Club

Joining a book club can enrich your life in so many ways. You may meet new friends who share their perspectives, experiences, and knowledge with you. Because books have the unique ability to transport you to different places and times, they will expand your horizons and, possibly, challenge the way...

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Beneficial Herbs


There are numerous beneficial herbs that strengthen our immune systems. Among them are basil, oregano, mint, parsley, and thyme. Many of these herbs are easy to grow indoors during the winter and can be placed outside during the summer months. They can also flavor our food in a tasty and natural way...

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Schedule A Day Trip


Schedule A Day Trip

Most people love to travel, and senior citizens are no different. However, as people get older, they may have to deal with health issues and have less energy than they used to, and they may encounter other factors that can cause travel to be more challenging. Fortunately, there are many companies th...

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