5 Tips for Making New Friends After Retirement

Guest Post Author Rebecca Greene, MSW, LSW Imagine that you’re 85, and recently moved from your hometown on the West Coast clear across the country, to be close to adult children and grandchildren.  While you’re happy about the move and increased support from living near family, you also find the new living situation a bit […]

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A Look Back at Year Three in the Upside to Aging!

I can’t believe we are in June!  The time has surely flown by, and I am excited to share a reflection of what’s been happening over the past year.  Year three in the Upside to Aging has sure brought with it some beautiful surprises, and I want to thank YOU for your continued support of […]

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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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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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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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Every Season’s Greetings: The Importance of “Green” Spaces for the Older Adult

Guest Post Author:  K.A. Wisniewski | http://projectorperiod.com/ We are now officially into the winter season.  Some parts of the country face cold winds and heavy snow, and, while some make the time to enjoy white winters, others are already looking forward to an early spring. But no matter the climate or season and no matter what our […]

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Medicare and High-Income Beneficiaries – What You Should Know

Guest Post Author:  Danielle K. Roberts | Boomer Benefits  Before entering Medicare, many people expect it will be free. They often don’t expect to pay for coverage. The reason people believe this to be true is that they have been paying into Medicare throughout their working lives. What they don’t realize is that they have […]

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