For some years now, research has indicated that naps are good for everyone. It has been discovered by successful executives, athletes, and super-powered individuals the world over that naps can really make one more efficient and successful. As Brett and Kate McKay pointed out, there are some extremely famous historical nappers such as: Winston Churchill,…

Getting older isn’t just about how long you can live, but about how well you can live. Here are a few bits of advice that are guaranteed to lift your spirits, and even lengthen your life. Did you retire and now feel a loss with what to do with your time? Try employment on a…

One of the missions of the President of the Bank of America, Arizona, Benito Almanza, is to offer “financial security [to] all those living in the state.” The Bank of America has served families in Arizona for over a century and as such, has a deep comprehension – and experience in the needs of the…

The good news is that the longer we live, the happier we are lucky to be, according to the results of a growing body of research. Susan Turk Charles, a researcher on aging and mental health at the University of California, Irvine, said that her findings show that happiness and emotional well-being get better with…

One of the more frightening aspects of aging is the possibility of an older person losing consciousness and not being able to tell those who come to her/his aid her/his medical history. One company has come up with an innovative solution to this serious, and life-threatening problem. The company is called YITSOL and they developed…

Here at Dry Harbor, we love seeing politicians considering the needs of seniors and issues that stop them from being met. One such politician is Florida Sen. Rene Garcia, who has always been very committed to issues relating to seniors (as well as families). Having participated in the Senate Children, Families, and Elder Affairs Committee he…

It may initially seem that keeping tabs on the elderly is somewhat “Big Brother-esque” but if it can save lives, then the latest venture hailing from Iruma, Japan, may actually be most welcome. A city in Japan – Iruma (close to Tokyo) are starting to supply miniscule QR Code Stickers (which are waterproof) to families…

In many ways winter can be the hardest season to get through for older people. Among the many risks which increase during the colder months are injuries and illness. Simply walking can become treacherous as sidewalks ice over, snow piles up and makes obstacles, and cold dry air makes recovery from illness more difficult. Not…

Prospects are good for living longer and healthier than ever before in human history. According to today’s research, this generation is likely to live about ten years longer than that of our parents. And as health care advances, and scientific knowledge about human physiology and how it relates to our health progresses, so too does…

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