It is not only people that age; companies age as well. Just as people are getting older and also getting better, so too with companies. Mega food conglomerate Kraft’s brand known as Miracle Whip just turned 84 years old. To celebrate the event, the company decided to endorse an incredible sports team: The San Diego…

Last month marked a celebration of the elderly.  30th October is the UN’s International Day of Older Persons, and gives society at large an opportunity to celebrate all the special seniors in our lives, recognizing the impact they have on our families, communities and societies. This year the theme of the day was “Stepping into…

Different people have different opinions of PERS- Personal Emergency Response Systems. Some seniors do not like the feeling of “Big Brother” watching them constantly in their own homes, yet, seniors want to feel safe when they are on their own. A new variation of a PERS was released recently by Lively, a start-up company with…

While there are times when Thanksgiving can be difficult for Seniors (if they are facing the holiday alone; or have just lost a loved one), it seems that there is an increasing amount of options available throughout the nation for wonderful events that celebrate the day. For example, the Monarch Beach Rotary Club – in…

Remember being a child and running everywhere, sometimes falling, getting back up and finding your stride with hardly a moment lost? Even if you scraped your knee you still ran all the way home to get your band aid and kiss. As we get older the prospect of falling becomes more frightening. Therefore, many physicians…

The Senior Sing program – was launched by Voices of Canton Inc. and Aultman Generations.  Director of the program John Hayward invited all seniors from Massillon, OH, to enjoy group singing. The program’s motto, ‘You don’t stop singing because you get old. You get old because you stop singing,’ teaches the group that joining in…

Many people find themselves with hearing loss as they age. Luckily, hearing aids are an excellent solution. Unfortunately, aids can be quite expensive, and sometimes even beyond the financial reach of many people. There is a bill now in committee in Congress designed to help people pay for hearing aids. Several organization have been campaigning…

There are many suggestions on what helps us age well.  In this video, Dr. Steve Hoffman gives tips for Core Wellness TV.  People going through rehab have benefited from his tips on diet, with green food being the way to go.  Omega 3 through kale is a great first step.  This is the second part…

As we just saw, Halloween is a wonderful holiday, especially for youngsters.  But for seniors, it can be somewhat difficult, even traumatic.  There are so many variables:  strangers coming to your door when you live alone and are elderly; being frightened by costumes; not hearing properly what they are saying or just generally not being…

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