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By the time we reach retirement, we may think that our years of education are far behind us. However, many seniors have discovered the extraordinary benefits of lifelong learning. Whether through formal courses, private lessons or independent study, continuing the pursuit of learning allows seniors...

For those nearing or already entering their retirement years, a great deal of planning is necessary to ensure the kind of future they desire. Of course, when much of the future is unknown, making decisions about possible care support or living situations may be difficult,...

Post-acute care has become an increasingly popular solution for healthcare providers and individuals to reduce the chance of readmission to hospitals among seniors. Often, when seniors are ready to be released from the hospital following a surgery or care for a chronic illness, they’ll transition...

Typical vision impairments such as blurriness or trouble reading fine print are a common occurrence for adults middle-aged and older. These issues are often easily corrected with reading glasses, bifocals or even simple surgeries. However, when seniors suffer from vision loss that cannot be corrected,...

If you’re caring for an aging loved one, you’re not alone. According to the Mayo Clinic®, nearly 80% of long-term care in the United States is provided by informal caregivers such as a spouse, adult child or close friend. Just because the role of a...

Whether you’re preparing for the approaching holidays or nearing the date of a special occasion, getting the perfect gift for an older loved one continues to stump even the savviest of shoppers. Especially when a loved one lives in an assisted living community and no...

As seniors age, their risk of falls increases dramatically. In fact, statistics provided by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on the National Council on Aging(NCOA) website show that falls are much more common than one may guess. According to the statistics,...

Change can be difficult for anyone, but as seniors age, change can feel even more threatening and cause more stress than it needs to. When it comes time to talk about moving into a long-term care community, many seniors are reluctant. Whether your loved one...