Why Is Everyone Talking About Aging In Place?

Originally posted August 2, 2016 Leading experts in the field – AARP, the CDC, and the National Institute on Aging – have all told us that 90% of people have expressed the desire to age in place. This high percentage may not be a total surprise. As discussed in a previous post, the comforts of the home are […]

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Ready to Retire: 7 of the Best U.S. Cities For Retirement

Guest Post Author: Traci Magus | Dunes Properties At some point in your life, retirement probably seemed like a faraway dream. Now that you’re no longer working a 9-5 and have finally built a sizeable nest egg, it’s time to start thinking about the next step. For many older adults, that next step is figuring […]

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Budget-Friendly Healthy Eating Tips for Older Adults

Guest Post Author: Jordan Wingate |  Grace Ridge Retirement Community March is National Nutrition Month! Making informed food decisions and developing sound eating habits is an important part of healthy living, but for older adults on a budget, it can be difficult to make the healthiest choices. Fortunately, there’s plenty of free information available online […]

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The Benefits of Animal Therapy for Older Adults Living with Dementia

Guest Post Author: Jackie Gutierrez | St. Paul’s Senior Services The Benefits of Animal Therapy for Seniors There are many ways that senior men and women can go about improving their health. Regular exercise, proper dieting, and routine medical checkups are among the most important and well-known ways to ensure optimal health well into the […]

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The Upside to Aging Awarded Top 15 Aging Youtubers

Thank you Feedspot Blog Reader for the recent recognition of our YouTube Channel.  We are so excited the Let’s Talk, Aging series is among such great Aging Youtube Channels! Check out Feedspot Blog Readers post announcing the Top 15 Aging Youtube Channels To Follow in 2019 https://blog.feedspot.com/aging_youtube_channels/. Congratulations Winners!! National Institute on Aging – NIH AgingGorgeously […]

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Simple Steps You Can Take Now to Safeguard Your Home for the Older Adults in Your Life

Guest Post Author: Sharad Chhakara  | Safe Home for Elderly An annual trip to your grandparents to celebrate Christmas is a perfect time to make sure our older relatives and loved ones are doing better than they may be willing to inform us. One of them would be falling. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: […]

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The Healthy Senior’s Guide to Foot Care (Infographic)

Guest Post Author: Paula Casey | Walsh Brothers Shoes  Foot problems are especially common in older adults. However, it can be easy to prevent these by taking some simple precautions. There’s an old saying that goes, “when your feet hurt, you hurt all over.” As we get older, we are far more likely to suffer from […]

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​An Interview with Meg Laporte on her Series Age in America

Meg’s interview is live on Itunes this week! Meg LaPorte, is a freelance writer and communications consultant, adjunct instructor at UMBC’s Erickson school, and founder of Age In America. She serves as director of communications and marketing for LifeSpan Network and writes for various senior living publications, including McKnight’s Long Term Care News and Senior Housing […]

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How to Encourage Older Adults to Make Healthier Lifestyle Choices

Guest Post Author:  Dr. Michael Donaldson |Hallelujah Diet Most people agree that a healthy life is a happy life. Healthy individuals feel positive, vibrant, and energized. The opposite can be said of those living with disease and pain. As a healthcare professional, you play a valuable role in helping others lead wholesome, upbeat lives. Your […]

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