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The Concerns of Solo Aging

May 1, 2024 — Aging alone is a reality for a significant portion of the older population, with unique benefits and challenges that can impact one’s emotional, mental, and physical wellbeing. While living alone offers independence and the freedom to pursue one’s own lifestyle, it can also lead to feelings of loneliness, isolation, and increased vulnerability to health issues.... Read More

Make a Plan for Independent Aging

March 1, 2024 — Most older adults want to maintain their independence for as long as possible. The best way to achieve that is to plan ahead and be proactive. There are many strategies and tips that can help older adults stay healthy and independent in their own homes as they get older. 1. Prioritize safety at home Home... Read More

Preparing an Emergency Plan for Your Unique Needs

December 1, 2023 — Disasters such as hurricanes, floods, fires and other emergency situations are all too common these days. In fact, about 4 out of 5 Americans live in counties hit by weather events since 2007, according to disaster declaration data from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). That illustrates how these events can impact nearly everyone and... Read More

How Stepfamilies Can Navigate Eldercare Issues

August 1, 2023 — We all know The Brady Bunch, that perfectly blended family with six children (three girls, three boys), two parents, and a housekeeper. Did you ever wonder what happened when the kids grew up, the housekeeper left, and Mike and Carol Brady started needing eldercare? Caring for aging parents comes with many challenges for any family;... Read More

How Proactive Senior Planning Helps You Age Well

July 6, 2023 — by Erin Kershaw, RN, BSN, MSA, CMC, co-founder and owner Americans are planners. We plan what we want to do for a living, whether and when we’ll get married, whether we’ll have children and how many we’ll have, where we will live, where we will go on vacation, what we’ll do when we retire, and... Read More

Talk to Dad About Aging Well

June 4, 2023 — Father’s Day is a great time to touch base with your dad and thank him for the hard work, sacrifices, life lessons and other ways he helped in your upbringing. While your relationship may look different now from when you were a kid, dads and adult children can still play meaningful roles in each other’s... Read More

Alone But Not Lonely: Tips for Solo Aging

April 6, 2023 — There’s a famous song where the singer wails “All by myself…don’t wanna be…all by myself.” But being alone can bring benefits, like building empathy, productivity, creativity, and mental strength. Today, more than one in four adults over age 60 lives alone in the United States; senior women are more likely than senior men to live... Read More