Archive for 2014

The Almost Definitive Guide to Insomnia in Older Adults

Why Insomnia Happens

Adults need seven to nine hours of sleep a night, a fact that does not change as they grow older. But from age 65 on, attaining that sleep can become very difficult. A 2005 study by the National Sleep Foundation found 39% of older people were more likely to wake up often during …

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The 10 Worst TV Senior Citizens

When it comes to TV shows, there is always room for a loving grandparent figure to provide support. A quick Google search will show dozens of lists featuring the best senior citizens on TV. But what about the worst? We’ve compiled a list of senior citizens who go against the grain and aren’t sorry about …

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New Study Shows Alarming Amount of Older Adults Are Afraid Of Outliving Their Savings

People’s plans for retiring used to be straight-forward: they would retire around age 65, and use their retirement savings and pension for any financial needs they had for the rest of their life. But now, that plan is far from foolproof. As people’s life spans continue to increase, seniors are stating their number one fear …

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8 Jobs for Those Who Just Can’t Stay Retired

For a lot of working people, retirement is the phase of life they’ve been looking forward to for a long time. But once you’re done working, you may miss work – and the benefits that came with it.  Whether you’re simply looking for a way to fill your free hours or interested in job perks, …

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