The Population Resource Center estimates that the number of people aged 65 years and above by 2030 will be 1 in every 5 individuals. This makes it double the population of seniors compared to the previous 10 years and this is set to rise. These people need support not only from their immediate family and … Read moreGovernment Programs for the Elderly in the US
It is estimated that 10,000 baby-boomers turn 65 every day and this will go on up to the year 2030. On the other hand, only 4 out of 10 employees have stopped to think about how much they will live on during their retirement years. This is according to the Retirement Confidence Survey, a branch … Read moreRetirement Planning. The Ultimate Guide
According to reports by the CDC National Center for Health Statistics, life expectancy in the United States dropped to 78.7 years, a trend that had been witnessed the previous year. The average life expectancy as per the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) which represents Canada, Mexico, Germany, Japan, UK, and France stood at … Read moreHow to Live Longer?
Personal alarms and medical alert systems are emergency response systems. They are a critical safety feature to have in the house and especially for the elderly. They can be used by seniors who live alone, those with chronic illnesses, pain and are prone to falls. Medical alert systems are beneficial to the elderly, caregivers and the … Read more9 Best Personal Alarms and Medical Alert Systems for the Elderly 2020
Did you know that nearly half of the senior population in the U.S is lonely? Well, yes, because of isolation. With their kids moving away in search of the dollar and then being kept busy all day every day, it’s very normal to stay for months without visiting their aging parents. And you honestly can’t … Read moreSeniors and Pets
Oftentimes, the difference between how a senior envisions to spend his/her golden years and the reality is information. With the right information, one is equipped to plan well for the future ahead. As such, there is a wealth of information that one can take advantage of to make crucial decisions in their lives. However, in … Read more15 Resources for Living Independently as a Senior
A study conducted by Penn State University, the New Jersey Institute for Successful Aging, and Rowan University School of Osteopathic Medicine revealed that 77% of grown-up children indicated that their aging parents were not cooperative when it came to taking advice or getting assistance with the challenges they faced. This led to caregivers feeling like … Read moreHow to Deal With Stubborn Aging Parents?
The National Institute of Health estimates that over 5 million people in the U.S are affected by Alzheimer’s disease. In a different study by the National Institute of Aging, Alzheimer’s has been confirmed to be the sixth most fatal illness in America with women being more susceptible to the disease compared to their male counterparts. … Read moreHow to Talk to Someone with Alzheimer’s or Dementia
Smartphones have only been around for just over two decades but the impact they have made is undeniable. This is evident from the number of people currently owning smartphones. As it stands, nearly 77 % of Americans are reported to be owners of smartphones making the smartphone the most quickly adopted consumer technology of all … Read moreHow a Smartphone Can Help You Live Independently at Home?
Having a walk-in tub installed in your home is a great option for the elderly or physically handicapped people. Entering the tub requires little to no physical effort and is as simple as walking into it. Just open the door and go in. The tub gives people warm and relaxing bath sessions, with safety and … Read more6 Best Walk-in Bathtubs 2020