Sarcopenia is the deterioration of muscle mass and strength that is a normal part of aging, which is often the cause of falls and other problems seniors are forced to cope with as they age. New research suggests that there might be an easy way to slow down sarcopenia; protein drinks which are not so…

Thanks to Gillian Tee, Singaporian seniors are now being offered improved solutions to aging issues. Having returned to her native Singapore after a decade-and-a-half abroad, she learned about what technology could do for the elderly and co-founded an on-demand home care company linking caregivers to seniors who require help. Homage was set up and now…

The majority of the 28% of people that refuse home health care after they are discharged from the hospital are older adults, according to a recent study. Why they say no is a key to understanding how the health care system and loved ones can improve the overall health of seniors in need of follow-up…

Cincinnati’s local arts agency ArtsWave just provided a Catalyzing Impact grant to the Northern Kentucky Community Action Commission (NKCAC) for art programming. this will be put to use at Senior Centers in the region. The idea behind this is to offer those who have no access to it, arts and culture via various different programs….

Unfortunately, statistics attest to the fact that close to 5.5 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s. Alzheimer’s caretakers such as children or siblings, understandably, have a very difficult time. In Waukesha, Wisconsin, there is now a care center that is providing a much-needed break to those caretakers. A place is being provided for seniors with Alzheimer’s to…

According to a new study conducted by University of Chicago researchers, happiness and satisfaction are better predictors of well-being during one’s senior years than a person’s weight. The study was published in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Science. The study found that 22 percent of seniors in the US fit the description of…

So often, the elderly in our communities feel alone. Whether they live with families or by themselves, the feeling of isolation that comes with getting older is very common. As their peer group starts to get sick, or pass away, they find themselves socializing less and less. One of the greatest comforts in life is…

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