The holiday season is rapidly approaching, which means for many, it’s also shopping season — gifts are being purchased for loved ones, and stores are offering Black Friday and other seasonal discounts that many take advantage of.
This year, though, with COVID-19 impacting stores’ capacity limits, protocols around social distancing and more, holiday shopping is likely to look different than it has in years’ past. Online shopping is a safe alternative to in-person shopping that has been growing in popularity.
Here are online shopping tips for seniors as well as perks of turning to online stores to help make sure your virtual shopping trip is a successful one.Read More
Though the kitchen can bring families and friends together, it’s important to keep kitchen safety top of mind. Whether you’re creating a new recipe, hosting guests or cooking with your family during the holidays, the goal is to create happy memories and not hazardous ones. Many precautions can be taken to prevent risks and mishaps in the kitchen. Here are a few quick tips on kitchen safety for seniors:Read More
There are many foods that have immune-supporting properties and that you can incorporate them into your diet at any time. Here’s the breakdown of some of the top edible-focused immune system boosters for seniors.Read More
An aging senior falling in their home when they are alone is one of the biggest fears a family can have. There are multiple preventative measures you can take in order to lower the risk of a loved one falling.Read More
As the use of technology increases, scammers are becoming more skilled in creating opportunities to trick users into fraud.
According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), scammers tend to mainly target seniors. After years of potentially saving, seniors may also have excellent credit, making them ideal candidates to scam. Seniors also tend to be more polite and easily persuaded.
Here’s an overview of four common senior scams, including what to look for and what you can do to protect yourself.Read More
When it comes to retirement, the loss of structure may sometimes be unsettling, but there are many new opportunities to fill your time. From exploring passions — both new and old — to reconnecting with old friends and family, there are many avenues to consider when seeking out a purposeful retirement.Read More
When it comes to crafting as an adult, one of the most inspiring seasons is autumn. Autumn arts and crafts projects are colorful, nature-filled, and occasionally even a little spooky! Read on to find a variety of ideas for senior arts and crafts for all of your seasonal projects.Read More
With spacious apartments and ample storage space, it may seem as if you could take everything to your new senior living community. However, while your apartment may be large, there’s just no way you can bring all the contents of your home into your new space. Check out these tips to help downsize your belongings.Read More
Talking about senior living with your loved one can be tough. Some seniors may have a hard time accepting that they need greater support, or they may fear that moving to a senior living community will deprive them of their independence. Here are three tips for navigating the topic of senior living with a resistant loved one.Read More