Laughing is good for everyone. So good and healthy is laughing, that laughter yoga was established back in 2002. The phrase and concept was developed by Madan Kataria, an Indian physician who spoke about it in his book, ‘Laugh for No Reason.’ The idea is that “voluntary laughter provides the same physiological and psychological benefits…

Dealing with budgetary matters is hard for anyone. But as we age and technology advances and bill paying methods change, this becomes an increasingly difficult matter for the elderly. As such they often require assistance in paying their bills, budgeting and keeping their money safe from scams. So first, one should keep tabs on how…

Certainly, as the summer months are very hot, it’s important to make sure that the elderly are taking care of themselves. Here are a few tips and pointers to keep in mind. Hydration It is essential that older people stay hydrated. They aren’t always aware that they are thirsty and they may have a difficult…

Many experts believe that 40 is the age people should begin to really take their future health seriously. This milestone age is when many types of illnesses become more prevalent, and as we all know, “Prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Turning 40 is an opportunity to take a momentary break from raising children,…

Even though seniors may have certain physical and mental limitations, helping them live their life to their fullest capacity is likely the best gift we can bestow on them. “Normalizing” seniors by giving them opportunities to engage in activities we all take for granted, is likewise a great antidote to potential depression and isolation so…

There are many measures a person can take as they enter their mid-life years to stay healthy, strong and happy. Exercise and good diet are key components of staying healthy, but there are other positive actions that can be taken to stay the healthiest you can for many years. It is important to be as…

There has always been – and always will be – a generational gap. In business, politics, family and friendships, a gap between the generations has existed since time immemorial. And that fact is not likely to change any time soon. However, sometimes – like in the case of seniors and youngsters – if utilized correctly,…

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