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The Purpose of Life is to Have a Purpose

May 7, 2020

It is said so often that it has become something of a cliche: You need to have a reason to get out of bed in the morning. That is doubly true for seniors, most of whom have retired from the workforce and already sent their children out into the world. They now have time on…

Combating Coronavirus: Steps Every Healthcare Facility Needs to Take

April 28, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic is revealing critical flaws in a number of different sectors throughout the country. From government to business to healthcare, this pandemic ruthlessly deals punishing blows to any system that is not fully prepared for it. In early March, a cluster of coronavirus infections was reported at a nursing home near Seattle. Of…

Innovations That Help Solve Seniors’ Everyday Issues

March 23, 2020

Technology is all the rage nowadays, and can go a long way toward improving the lives of seniors. But the mission here is to point out low-tech (not to mention cost-effective) hacks that can accomplish much the same thing. This includes things like putting colored covers on one’s keys. That way, each of them can…

Attitude really IS Everything, Especially for Seniors

March 16, 2020

Betty Friedan, the late feminist, found that writing the 1993 book “The Fountain of Age” was “very liberating,” as she told an interviewer that year. At the beginning of the project she shared “the same dreary view” of the aging process that many others did. By the end Friedan — 72 herself at the time…

Seniors and Dental Care: Some Advice to Sink Your Teeth Into

March 9, 2020

As with those of any age, seniors would do well to watch their mouths, because it can literally get them into trouble. Those aged 65 and over face a battery of oral-health challenges. There are higher incidences of dry mouth, gum disease, tooth loss and root decay. All those things can threaten seniors’ general health.…

Why Dietary Moderation is Particularly Important for Seniors

February 3, 2020

The dietary challenge facing seniors can be boiled down to this: They need fewer calories, but more nutrients than ever before. More calcium. More fiber. More Vitamin B12. More Vitamin D. More potassium and iron and Omega-3 fatty acids. And more water. Especially that. That’s why moderation matters, though there are those who wonder whether…