Archive for November, 2013

Things to be Thankful for on Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving, take a few moments to take stock of all the good things in your life, even if it might not seem like that on a regular basis.
Family

There are many seniors in this world without loved ones, and the holidays can be particularly tough for them. Say a silent thanks that you’ve got friends, …

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Ways to Cheer Up Your Senior

Making the transition from independent retirement to assisted living (whether that’s a retirement community, nursing home, hospice care, or anything else) can be stressful at best, traumatic at worst. Here are a few jokes to ease the transition.
Millicent and the Baby
At the doctor’s one day, 65-year-old Millicent is told to sit down.
“You’re pregnant!” he says. …

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Healthcare System Takes a Beating for Seniors

Although Democrats and Republicans seem to always be quibbling about something, this time, the Republicans seem to have made a solid case.
Affordable Care Act
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) is also known as Obamacare, and describes the major overhaul to the American healthcare system. The details are many and complex, but the ACA’s aim is to …

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How to Protect Seniors During Dangerous Weather Conditions

The year 2013 has brought wild and unpredictable weather, ranging from abnormal amounts of driving rains and fierce winds, to hurricanes and tornadoes in areas not normally known to receive so many. For most people, these weather conditions would usually prove to be no more than minor inconveniences, disrupting their lives but not for long …

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