Reading as an Antidepressant Aging undoubtedly brings change. Friends die, family members move away, visits become fewer and feelings of isolation begin to take root. Physical barriers may limit travel and access to transportation…all of which may cause depression. When a Senior shows one or more symptoms of depression (increased negativity, lethargy, and feelings of… Read More


New technology brings surprising and positive findings for living a full and active life while investing only a little extra time and effort. Technology developed with Seniors in mind helps an older population stay sharp, interested and informed. Move Over Junior; Grampa’s Turn to Play Video Games! Parents who are concerned about unplugging their kids… Read More


According to a report from The American College of Emergency Physicians dated in early 2016 a majority of people in the United States do not have the proper type of power of attorney to cover health care or financial issues. In fact, “only about a quarter of Americans currently have an advance directive – like a living will.”… Read More


It is the 6th leading cause of the death in the U.S. and every 66 seconds another person is diagnosed. Knowing the warning signs helps recognize the onset of Dementia. Most people associate Alzheimer’s disease with memory loss, but it is more than just forgetfulness. It is common for people to become forgetful as they… Read More


The kids left 30 years ago and the avocado refrigerator died shortly thereafter. Their existing 1800 square footage has shrunk to 800 square feet of actual living and Opal wants to move and downsize. Henry, like many Seniors, is opposed to change. Opal presents solid reasons. The basement stairs are steep, narrow and creaky. Carrying… Read More