The elderly are probably the most – or at least one of the most – vulnerable groups when it comes to the flu season.  As such it is our responsibility to ensure they are protected as much as possible. In this short video broadcast by Channel 8 KLKN-TV, tips on keeping elderly residents safe and…

One of the most common cause of injury to seniors are falls. As people age and become weak their balance becomes compromised, so the prospect of falling looms ever present. Falls can often lead to serious injury, such as broken bones, which can take a long time to heal, or lacerations, that can lead to…

One of the challenges of aging is isolation.  As the elderly start dying, those who remain are left with fewer friends and peers.  In addition, transportation often becomes more difficult and for those who only have friends who do not live locally, they are likely to end up feeling quite isolated. In Maine, there have…

We’ve discussed medical alert systems before, but the following is a summary of what we have seen as the year’s best systems for alerting professionals and love one’s in case of a medical emergency that would preclude the person involved in the emergency from reaching out on his/her own. To get on the list at…

Florida Sen. Rene Garcia 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 is no stranger to the importance of this demographic. Now, as Chairman of the committee that investigates issues concerning seniors and children, he is illustrating…

A new company has decided to fight obesity, high blood pressure, diabetes, and a myriad of other rampant health problems by bringing boxes of health boosting and life-prolonging foods right to their customers door. Superfood Box seeks to guide consumers to a more healthy and balanced eating plan using foods from everywhere in the world….

In this video we learn about the best ways for the elderly to take care of their medical needs from a financial perspective.  Planning for the future is essential for anyone but particularly important for those moving in to their summer years.

The end of 2017 is upon us, and the beginning of a new year of great travel opportunities for the retired jet set. Here are the best discounts for seniors with a wander lust: ·        American Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and British Airlines all have offers for people over 65. Call them to get…

It’s traditional for people to make new year’s resolutions.  This is one particular tradition that seniors can have just as much connection to as other demographics.  In fact, in some ways, this can actually be more impactful for them as they have experience in what is realistic and what is just going to be ignored…

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