Most older adults suffer from hearing loss – and it can have negative social, physical and mental effects on you.
But it doesn’t have to. Many older adults with some hearing loss can adjust and overcome any setbacks it might cause.
Nearly 25% of people ages 65 to 74 have some hearing loss. Half of those who are 75 and older suffer from it, according to research compiled by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders.
So if you’re aging in place, it’s likely you have or will experience some hearing loss. Or your spouse, family members or fri…
New Year’s resolutions can help you enjoy a healthier and happier 2021.
Experts agree the key to making and keeping resolutions is to focus on small changes, not quick fixes.
Every older adult has different needs and priorities – from improved health or better relationships to financial or physical fitness. What’s important is to make efforts to improve an element of your well-being.
Here are 10 healthy New Year’s resolutions for older adults. Pick one – or some – to kick off a better year.
1. Adopt a new activity
You know it’s important to include exercise in yo…
Every August, teens leave home for college and embark on a new and exciting chapter in life, but they are not the only people facing a new beginning. Parents left with a suddenly empty nest must also begin again and live a life without kids residing in their home. Managing this transition is tricky for kids and adults.
Some parents must deal with the sadness of children leaving the nest, while at the same time, handling an aging parent. While one family member is preparing for life on his own, another is slowly becoming more dependent on adult children for support. These s…
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