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…

Many things contribute to the feeling of isolation and loneliness among older people. Death of a spouse, brothers, sisters and friends can disrupt and limit a person’s social circles. Inability to drive and other restraints on mobility make it more difficult to participate in a full plethora of social activities. The desire to remain in…

How are pensions looking these days in different parts of the world? For some, it seems there is quite good news. In early March, Irish pensioners got some good news as their incomes were set to increase by €260 annually. The elderly have been reported to have been quite pleased by this measure set in…

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