There are many conversations you’ll have to have in your lifetime, but one of the most difficult ones may be with your senior loved ones. As they get older, you begin to notice red flags that may point to them not being able to live at home anymore. How are you supposed to tell them…

Exercise at any age is important. But for elderly people it is possibly even more important. Since conditions more common to the elderly impact mobility (Parkinson’s, heart disease, arthritis, etc.), mobility maintenance can really make a difference. A recent study was conducted by the University of Birmingham into the individuals who exercise at any age….

At the beginning of this month WHO ICOPE was launched.  Coinciding with International Day of Old Persons, the World Health Organization (WHO) made their new program available to assist the elderly. The WHO ICOPE Handbook App is a complete set of digital apps and tools that can be used by social workers and health care…

Earlier this month, Tennessee Sen. Rusty Crowe received the Southeastern Association of Area Agencies on Aging (SE4A) Aging Impact Award for 2019. The award was presented to him at the SE4A Annual Conference which took place at Nashville’s Gaylord Opryland Convention Center. Crowe was given this honor in recognition for his endeavors to help seniors.  Every year another…

We always hear so much about how hard it is to get older.  We read about all the bad things that can – and do – happen and we see for ourselves first hand as our parents age, that life can become increasingly challenging.  What we don’t read about though so much are the positives…

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