As one ages, being diagnosed with dementia becomes increasingly likely. As recorded by the Alzheimer’s Association, out of the approximately 5.5 million Americans in 2017 who were diagnosed with dementia, around 5.3 million are 65 and older. As such, different communities are investigating different ways to facilitate those suffering from the disease, and their caretakers….

It would not come as too much of a surprise if a teenager reacted by laughing to the concept of keeping in touch with someone via pen and paper. But just over a decade ago, that was probably one of the most common ways of doing exactly that. And now thanks to the younger and…

Mother’s Day is a perfect time for remembering the elderly. After all, for children involved in the caretaking of their mothers, when challenging times arise marking a day like this past Sunday can be a good reminder of all that they have given you. In addition, for the elderly who are not able to do…

There are lots of reasons to keep working beyond the traditional retirement age of 65. Even if you don’t need the money, having a steady job supplies an automatic answer to the question, “What is there to do today?” Boredom can be a serious health hazard, so working can not only enhance, but prolong life….

How are the elderly exercising their creative muscle these days? In the UK, in Wareham, a group of senior citizens were given the opportunity to use their artistic and creative skills thanks to the Wareham Council on Aging in Dorset. Hosted in the Multi-Service Center on Marion Road, an hour-and-a-half was given to a bunch…

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