Tips to Beat the Heat

We’re having a heat wave, a tropical heat wave, through most of the country right now. And though it may be tempting to take advantage of the sunny, warm weather by relaxing in your favorite chair outside, it is important... Read More

The High Price of Loneliness

By JUDITH GRAHAM   Loneliness stings at any age. But in older people, it can have serious health consequences,raising the risks of an earlier-than-expected death and the loss of physical functioning, according to a study published on Monday. The report, in... Read More

Second Chance at Love

Seniors Enjoy Second Chance at Love

Will you be my Valentine? In a touching, it’s-too-good-to-be-true fashion, dance lessons at 83 years of age turned into true love. The Crossings at Ironbridge asked their residents to share their best love stories to celebrate Valentine’s Day. This year,... Read More

family caregivers

Family Caregivers

By Joan Roche, Ph.D., MS, RN, CSWho Are the Family Caregivers? Family caregivers are relatives, friends, or neighbors who provide assistance related to an underlying physical or mental disability but who are unpaid for those services.  22.4 million to 54 million... Read More