Purposeful Ageing: Doing Something Meaningful Crucial to Health

December 21, 2018

  Gone are the days when virtually no one could expect to celebrate their fifth birthday. The 20th century saw a great increase in life expectancy, with most seniors in developed countries now living as many as eighty or ninety years or more ? without becoming a Guinness book record holder. In developing countries, the […]


Proactive Natural Disaster Guide for Seniors

December 3, 2018

  The U.S. is a country that is prone to natural disasters. Most European countries are relatively safe, as hurricanes and floods occur there less often than on this side of the pond. But for our country, just like for Japan and other Asian countries and beyond, it is a serious problem that should always […]


The Freedom of Getting Rid of Things

May 11, 2018

  Minimalism is the trend of modernity. Books, photos, letters are all going digital, but some of us still miss the smell or the tactile feeling of a book or the visual luxury of a hand-written letter, which conveys much by the handwriting, not just the words. There?s no right way to feel about either […]


Cohousing ? a Win/win Situation for Seniors

May 11, 2018

  What do you think of when you hear the word ?roommates?? College, right? Wild times, parties, cram study sessions, oh, memory brings so much more to the fore? But another age category has been appropriating the roommate setup all of a sudden. As the US population grows older, it is also known to be […]


Childless Aging

April 20, 2018

  Aging requires planning. The earlier you start, the better, but today, more people than ever before are facing another issue. We mean the childless aging population, who need to make an extra effort to make sure they receive proper care at a later age. The US population is aging fast, and the share of […]


Volunteer Opportunities for Seniors ? Where to Look

April 6, 2018

  With the senior population rapidly growing and the active age being prolonged by significant periods of time, 65+ Americans are looking for new ways to spend their post-retirement years. Besides continuing to work well into retirement, staying active physically and taking up new hobbies, US seniors have also been getting involved in various kinds […]


Fighting Ageism through Intergenerational Contacts

March 28, 2018

  Ageism is high on the list of stereotypes that require society?s attention and need to be overcome, along with sexism and racism. Changes in the society?s consciousness don?t happen overnight, requiring a gradual and well thought-out approach and some struggle. However, a generation or two later the sown seeds should germinate, and the attitude […]


Residential Senior Services

March 23, 2018

  Senior services are an extensive and rapidly growing segment of the service industry, since senior citizens are also a notably growing population in the United States. From elderly care to social services, there is a lot offered, and much yet to be invented and implemented in this sphere. Elderly care This very broad term […]


Dealing with Pet Loss

March 21, 2018

  The further we go in life, the more loss we encounter. That?s just a fact that has to be accepted, and these losses include not only people ? relatives, friends, loved ones, colleagues, but also pets, our loyal friends ? dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, hamsters. They age with us, often spending over 10 years […]


Retirement ?hoices ? ?ity or ?ountry?

March 15, 2018

  Upcoming retirement requires answers to many new questions and numerous life-changing choices to be made. One of them is whether to relocate, and if so ? where to? The choice is usually between urban and countryside environments, with a more exotic option of overseas retirement also available for the adventurous. According to recent statistics, […]