Seniors Out Now!

Border patrol

In this satirical article, Doris O’Brien expands on a proposal from one of her readers suggesting that the Immigration Department should start deporting seniors, instead of illegals, in order to lower Social Security and Medicare costs. For the article click … Continue reading →

Preventing Medication Errors

Pills in a bottle

Prescription medications can give seniors a better quality of life by managing chronic diseases such as heart disease, COPD, diabetes and many others. However, for optimal benefit, these medications need to be taken as prescribed and this seems to be … Continue reading →

Keeping Active and Engaged in Life

Senior women exercising

Guest Post No matter what age, you want to lead the best possible quality of life possible. This usually means packing your calendar with well-rounded activities, social interaction, and physical activities with friends, family, and loved ones. This may not … Continue reading →

Exercises for People with Arthritis

Hand with sign Stop Joint Pain

Guest Post by Michele Teter Rheumatoid arthritis doesn’t have to prevent senior citizens from staying healthy and active with a regular fitness routine. The key is to stick to low-impact exercises — gentle weight training, light aerobics or arthritis-friendly yoga … Continue reading →

Heard About the New Hearing Aid Technology?

Hearing aid

Guest Post by Amanda Kaestner What’s that you say? According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), “There is a strong relationship between age and reported hearing loss.” They claim that 30% of adults 65 to 74 years old, and … Continue reading →