Many seniors do not know their rights. Those as young as 50 in some states might be entitled to various discounts and deals but just do not have the information on what these are. What people so often do not realize is that there is so much more to benefitting from age than early bird…

As the average longevity of the population continues to climb, so does the number of people living beyond that average. It is no longer unusual to know friends and relatives who seem to have easily managed to get to 90 years old and beyond. We are still wowed, however by people who get to 100,…

The world is changing quickly, especially in the realm of technological advances designed particularly to make life easier and more enjoyable. Most people have embraced the new technologies hook, line and sinker, but there is one group for whom change can be challenging and therefore resisted. Seniors are in general slower to change their habits…

There are many ways we can honor the elderly. The problem today though is that this needs to be learned. In the past, it was a natural part of growing up because of a few reasons: a) how we lived more integrated with our grandparents b) there weren’t so many things distracting us as there…

Since it is so cheap for seniors to enjoy America’s national parks, it is quite surprising more do not take advantage of it. Now would be the time to do so since a warning has been given that the price is going to increase, significantly. According to the AARP, the National Park Service has not…

At least when it comes to emojis they are. According to a recent survey undertaken by Great Senior Living of 500 55 and over-year olds, the majority of the elderly know – and make use of – the popular emojis prevalent in our society. Indeed, 86 percent of those surveyed said they had used them…

Tallahassee senior citizens have been privy to Meals on Wheels now for 46 years. In recognition of this milestone, volunteers from the program recently included members of the Tallahassee Police Department, the Leon County Sheriff’s Office, Leon County Schools and the City Commission in the delivery of over 100 hot nutritious meals. In addition to…

It turns out that you don’t need to find the fountain of youth to stay young, you just need to look for it. That’s right, traveling is not only one of life’s greatest pleasures, but it keeps our minds and bodies in tip-top shape. As many retirees have discovered, “travel” is the answer to “What…

One would be justified in making the assumption that WeChat – China’s cross-platform and IM application – is mainly used by the millennials. But this video shows that increasing numbers of the senior population are using it. Still, that percentage is very low but if seniors encourage others to use it, it could be a…

Putting his ‘nerd’ qualities to good use for seniors, is Nicholas Roth, founder and creator of Teach All Tech. Understanding the benefits of technology and how it facilitates everyday life activities, Roth is there to help seniors – who often get left behind in the technology sector – take advantage of the latest gadgets. Currently…

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