Just because you are retired does not mean that you can still “bring home the bacon.” We all know how important it is for us to stay active and engaged in order to live longer, healthier and happier lives, so why not get busy making money? Here are some great ideas for older persons who…

Also referred to as the “Uber economy” or the “sharing economy” the change in how people are getting their services has been significant over the last few years, enhancing the quality of life for many people. In this article, we examine How the On Demand Economy Can Reshape Senior Living. Apart from the fact that…

It takes a certain personality to be able to work with seniors. And Darren Fanelli seems to have it. Activity Director & Community Outreach Coordinator, Darren Fanelli who works at Stepping Stone Adult Day Health just loves meeting new people and talking to them and believes this really helps him work with the elderly. He…

One of the missions of the President of the Bank of America, Arizona, Benito Almanza, is to offer “financial security [to] all those living in the state.” The Bank of America has served families in Arizona for over a century and as such, has a deep comprehension – and experience in the needs of the…

According to research presented by scientists at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, not all brain-training products get results. “The mistake some people make is thinking that all brain-training is the same,” said presenter Jerri Edwards, PhD, of the University of South Florida. “Lumping all brain training together is like trying to determine…

Carotenoids could be good for the elderly. A variety of studies (like this one) have indicated that diets which are rich in L and Z carotenoids, are extremely beneficial for the maintenance of good vision (enhancing acuity) and the deceleration of some age-related eye diseases. These carotenoids (lutein and zeaxanthin) can be found in leafy…

It’s easy to make fun of the difficulties older people sometimes experience adjusting to all the new technologies popping up at an almost impossible to keep up with pace today. However, designers of these new technologies aren’t laughing as they realize that come 2030 people over the age of 65 will represent about 19% of…

Laughing is good for everyone. So good and healthy is laughing, that laughter yoga was established back in 2002. The phrase and concept was developed by Madan Kataria, an Indian physician who spoke about it in his book, ‘Laugh for No Reason.’ The idea is that “voluntary laughter provides the same physiological and psychological benefits…

One common side effect of the aging process is a loss of memory. What happens is that hormones and proteins that work in the protection and repair of brain cells while stimulating neural expansion (referred to as the hippocampus) decline as one gets older. What experts in the field have discovered, however, is that it…

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