One of the perks of being over 55 is that many businesses offer senior discounts. These may range from a flat percentage (usually 10-15%) off of your purchases, to discounts on specific days or on certain products. Others may require that you meet certain requirements, such as an AARP membership. And who doesn’t love a…Read More
Generation Z. You probably heard the term before, but maybe you’re not sure exactly who belongs to this generation. Or maybe you’re looking for a way to bridge the age gap and truly engage with younger family members. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be difficult. If you have family members who…Read More
Anyone who has owned a pet would tell you that there’s nothing like the comfort and companionship that they provide. There’s something about those trusting looks, those loving nudges, and even the sloppy kisses that has the ability to bring comfort and lower stress in almost any situation. There are many benefits to sharing your…Read More
What comes to your mind when you see the acronym ICE? If you pay attention to current events, you may immediately think of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. That is probably the most common use for the term and is the first thing that appears if you enter it in a search on Google. However, when…Read More
Whether we’re looking to downsize or to simplify our lives a bit, most of us experience the need to get rid of stuff that we’ve accumulated over the years. If you need to re-home a significant number of things, a yard sale or donating to charity may be the way to go. Some organizations will…Read More
Everyone loves the flavor of fresh herbs in their cooking. However, this time of year is too cold to be growing herbs outdoors. And there is the question of space. If you live in a small apartment or a condo, an outdoor herb garden may not be an option for you. Have you ever thought…Read More
You’ve heard of the cloud, and chances are you’ve even used it. Here’s what you need to know to understand how cloud-based technology works.
Many of today’s cars come with options that can increase the safety and comfort of senior drivers. Before you shop for your next car, check out this list to decide which ones are important to you.
Fad diets may promise quick and easy weight loss, but are they good for your long-term health? Here’s what you need to know before you choose a weight loss plan.
We all cherish our happy memories and enjoy talking about them. However, for a person with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, reminiscing can be especially meaningful. This is because, as dementia progresses, recent memories deteriorate first. However, older memories are usually easier to access. When a person is given the opportunity to reflect on…Read More