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Medicare Rules to Live By

Medicare Rules to Live By

Many senior citizens rely on Medicare for their healthcare coverage. It’s one of the more affordable options out there, especially for those that are retired. Despite the popularity of Medicare, many people don’t know all of the ins and outs of the process. Or the...

Healthy Habits for Senior Citizens

Healthy Habits for Senior Citizens

Staying healthy - and happy - can be quite a challenge, especially as one gets older. There are many factors to consider, from physical and mental health to potential medications, check-ups, social events, and more. Thankfully, certain habits will all but guarantee a...

The Benefits of Pets for Senior Citizens

The Benefits of Pets for Senior Citizens

Animal lovers around the world can agree that pets do wonders for our mental and emotional states. This is true regardless of age, as pets find a way into our hearts, leaving precious memories to always treasure. The impact of pet ownership increases as one ages,...

Healthy Exercises for Seniors

Healthy Exercises for Seniors

There are many different ways for a senior to keep themselves healthy and happy. In truth, one should always combine multiple methods to ensure the highest quality of life. Mental and physical exercises should go hand and hand, as one should not ignore the mind for...

Healthy Hobbies for Senior Citizens

Healthy Hobbies for Senior Citizens

Once a person crosses the threshold into retirement, they suddenly find themselves with a lot of time on their hands. Experts have always recommended that retired citizens find a new hobby or otherwise create a project that will keep them busy. This isn’t just to help...

How Tech is Improving the Lives of Senior Citizens

How Tech is Improving the Lives of Senior Citizens

There’s this common stereotype that senior citizens simply don’t understand technology. However, it’s essential to note here that technology has already begun to significantly impact the quality of life for many senior citizens.  Furthermore, as technology advances,...

Keeping Your Mind Sharp as a Senior

Keeping Your Mind Sharp as a Senior

They say that exercise is essential, and they are right. However, it’s easy to forget that every part needs to be regularly exercised - including our minds. This is especially true for senior citizens, as research has proven. Years of research have shown that there...

Benefits Every Senior Should Take Advantage Of

Benefits Every Senior Should Take Advantage Of

Many advantages come with growing older. The experience, wisdom, and memories are only the beginning. The benefits keep on coming, even (or perhaps especially) following retirement. Some of the best benefits become available as early as 55, while others will wait...

How the New Stimulus Package Will Impact Senior Citizens

How the New Stimulus Package Will Impact Senior Citizens

 Americans are facing their third wave of stimulus checks. While many have received theirs already, thousands of others are still waiting on theirs. This stimulus is intended to help all of those under a certain income cap, including many over 65.  According to the...

Why Exercise is Essential for Healthy Aging

Why Exercise is Essential for Healthy Aging

There are numerous reasons to incorporate active habits into your daily lifestyle. In addition to what we already know, studies are now confirming that as we age, the fight against Father Time can be aided by exercise. It also makes us more powerful. Older adults who regularly participate in aerobic activities, such as running, have better horsepower than sedentary adults, meaning they get more bang for the buck with every step. Much like a vehicle, our fuel economy runs at a higher quality as we age if we take care of the engine.