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Travel Tips for Seniors: Planning Your Next Adventure

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Traveling After RetirementYour senior years are some of the best for traveling! No longer bogged down with the responsibilities of work and raising a family, you can indulge in tourism, seeing places you have never seen before. Vacationing is an invigorating, energizing experience, but planning f...[READ MORE]

The Benefits of Lifelong Learning

Monday, April 15, 2024

Continuing to Learn in RetirementWhen people retire, they often consider it an opportunity to kick back and take it easy. Relaxation is only one part of a healthy life, though, and it is important not to allow it to interfere with keeping your mind sharp. An excess of ease can soon become dull, a...[READ MORE]

The Importance of Community for Seniors

Friday, March 15, 2024

The Importance of ConnectionFor many people, isolation increases with age. One in four Baby Boomers will likely end up living alone, leading to 19 million isolated seniors, and this isolation is unhealthy. People who do not interact with others regularly are more likely to suffer from depression,...[READ MORE]

Senior Dating Tips 101

Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Dating Later in LifeDating in older adulthood is not like it was when you were a teenager or young adult. Not only has the culture shifted, but you’ve grown and learned so much during your lifetime that you’re a completely different person than you were when you were young. Navigating the dating ...[READ MORE]

How To Enjoy Retirement

Friday, January 19, 2024

Living the Dream of RetirementWhile you were working your way up the ladder of success, grinding away at a job, or caring for an active family, you probably dreamed of the day you could retire. Now that it’s time to retire, though, what will you do with yourself? Often, retirement is a bit of a d...[READ MORE]

Tips to Avoid Getting Sick

Friday, December 15, 2023

The Impact of Cold and Flu Season Cold and flu season is rough on many people, but it is particularly difficult for older adults. Because our immune systems become less effective as we age, winter can be a dangerous time for older people. Not only are colds and the flu unpleasant, but they c...[READ MORE]

The Benefits of Engaging in Hobbies

Friday, November 17, 2023

One of the great things about retirement is that it frees up your time, allowing you to engage in hobbies you may have had to miss out on when you were pursuing a career. Hobbies are a good way to pass the time, but they can be much more than that. Participating in hobbies is good for your mental...[READ MORE]

Ways to Avoid Loose Skin

Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Causes of Skin LaxityAs we get older, our skin naturally begins to loosen and sag, but why is this? It has to do with the molecules in the skin that help to keep it firm and elastic. It starts around age 35 to 40, when collagen networks begin to break down, and we start losing elastin fibres and ...[READ MORE]

The Importance of a Healthy Heart

Tuesday, September 19, 2023

How’s your heart health? Heart disease is the number one killer of Americans, killing more than all types of cancer combined, and disproportionately affecting people aged 65 and older. Older people are more likely to suffer from coronary heart disease or have a stroke or heart attack. Out of the ...[READ MORE]

Best Food That Gives You Energy

Tuesday, August 22, 2023

As we age, our bodies need more energy to keep up with our daily activities. Eating the right foods is crucial to maintain energy levels. Contrary to popular belief, reaching for that sugary snack or caffeine beverage may provide a temporary energy boost, but it eventually leads to a crash in ene...[READ MORE]