It turns out that you don’t need to find the fountain of youth to stay young, you just need to look for it. That’s right, traveling is not only one of life’s greatest pleasures, but it keeps our minds and bodies in tip-top shape. As many retirees have discovered, “travel” is the answer to “What…

One would be justified in making the assumption that WeChat – China’s cross-platform and IM application – is mainly used by the millennials. But this video shows that increasing numbers of the senior population are using it. Still, that percentage is very low but if seniors encourage others to use it, it could be a…

Choosing the right shoes at any age is important but as one ages it becomes even more important. According to a recent paper by Science Daily entitled, Elderly People who Choose the Wrong Shoes have a Lower Quality of Life,’ a staggering 83% of individuals are wearing the wrong shoes. (The study in its originality…

Want a low risk, high return investment option? Here are a few ideas Retirement can be a challenge to finance. As our lifespans extend, it is even more important to get a good return on low risk investments. Here are some ideas on how to achieve that perfect balance between return and risk. REITS Real…

Easter is a wonderful holiday that is a harbinger of spring, with many related activities that can be joined by seniors, no matter how religious or not they might be. Many craft ideas are non-denominational and can be participated in by all interested parties, from the most religious to the least, and from young to…

Birthdays, anniversaries and holidays can be a particularly trying time for all sorts of demographics, including the elderly. Families are getting together; expenses are incurred and for those who are homebound, lacking in financial resources, or facing the event without a loved one, this is undoubtedly a challenging time. One organization that is attempting to…

As we age it is not unusual to develop painful symptoms for a variety of reasons. Our bodies become more delicate, and are subject to ailments associated with some degree of pain, such as osteoarthritis, musculoskeletal illness, neuropathic illness, and chronic joint diseases. All these ailments are unfortunately common and hard to treat. Because of…

Putting his ‘nerd’ qualities to good use for seniors, is Nicholas Roth, founder and creator of Teach All Tech. Understanding the benefits of technology and how it facilitates everyday life activities, Roth is there to help seniors – who often get left behind in the technology sector – take advantage of the latest gadgets. Currently…

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