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5 Major Issues Facing Today’s Senior Citizens

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From a larger viewpoint, every person’s life is the same — infancy, childhood, adolescence, maturity, and advanced adulthood. Even if it appears to be the same for everyone, when you get down to the core of things, each life is unique. Every stage of life has its own set of benefits and drawbacks, just as every coin has two sides. …

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How To Make Old Age Easier And Be Happy

Aging is a constant process that predisposes you to certain medical conditions. You may experience frequent health issues as you grow older due to deranged immunity. Further, it may alter your mental health and cause you to experience depressive episodes. Being happy in old age can be challenging due to specific physical and mental changes. However, you can improve your …

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How to Prepare Your Loved One for An Assisted Living Home

When you have a parent who is reaching their senior years, you will eventually notice that their physical or cognitive health is beginning to fail. Initially, your family may be able to care for your parents as they remain at home, but their condition will eventually worsen and require more consistent care. Before that time comes, you and your parents …

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5 Ways to Help Your Parents Transition Into Assisted Living

Get involved in their new life. One of the best ways to support your parents is to get involved in their new life. While your parents are transitioning into assisted living, it might be difficult for them to make friends or find a social activity. You can introduce them to other people in their building to have someone to talk …

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Middle age misery peaks around 47

According to a study from the US’s National Bureau of Economic Research, 47.2 is the unhappiest age you can be. Thankfully, according to this research, you become happier in your fifties and sixties. No one can say for sure why this is the case but there are many logical possibilities. For many, the problems start when we look at our …

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How to Take Control of Your Health Later in Life

As you age, it can be challenging to prioritize your health. Busy schedules and obligations often leave little time for going to the gym or even working out at home. Fortunately, there are ways to take control of your health later in life even if you have an active lifestyle. Here are some tips you may find helpful.  Drink More …

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Getting bitter in old age

Getting bitter in old age doesn’t have to be inevitable. It does however, take self awareness. You need to be able to notice the ‘slide’ from the carefree non-judgemental person you used to be to the bitter and twisted person you are becoming.   Ask yourself the following questions to find out if you are getting bitter in old age: …

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Looking After Aging Parents: Which Care Option Is Right For You?

Options for helping yur elderly parents as they age and need more support.

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The Benefits of Life Insurance for seniors

Whether young or in your late fifty’s, signing up for life insurance could most likely save you and your family a lot of financial constraint in the future. Life insurance saves family members from financial burdens in case a breadwinner succumbs to illness or any type of health complications. Bills can pile up when a breadwinner dies so proper financial …

What Psychological Disorders Affect Seniors The Most?

While psychological conditions tend to affect seniors more than any other age group, they are often overlooked for multiple reasons. Statistics show that as people advance in age, they are more likely to become affected by psychological disorders. Yet, not enough is done to deal with the situation.  Certain conditions affect seniors more than others. If you suspect a senior …