At least that’s what a branch of Starbucks in Mexico has decided.  In conjunction with the National Institute for the Elderly, the Mexican Starbucks branch is employing seven 55-66 year-old adults to work at one of its local branches.  The idea behind the venture is to: “spearhead a program of labor inclusion that gives opportunity…

Historically people dressed their age or even older.  Back in the day – especially when people weren’t living as long – a grandmother/nana/grandma really looked the part.  These days grannies can be as young as their mid-40s and certainly don’t want to dress like an old lady.  Plus, fashions have come such a long way…

The sense of isolation among seniors is always magnified during the winter months.   It’s cold, it’s dark, and people tend to stay indoors more.  As such, the elderly are generally impacted the most with this. So how do we help?  Thankfully it needn’t be too difficult or cumbersome.  In fact, it can be just as…

According to recent news from the National Investment Center for Seniors Housing & Care (NIC), the figure for those needing Alzheimer’s care has doubled in the last two decades.  Over the next few decades, it is anticipated that this figure will nearly triple in size.  As a response to that, memory care providers are in the…

Earlier this month the country “sprung forward” with its clock jumping ahead an hour.  For most people the impact of this is minimal but for those caring for children or elderly, it can be rough.  According to an article in Aging Care by Anne-Marie Botek, this time shift can really impact the elderly in a…

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