Learn about your senior housing options and how to choose the solution that is right for you.
Disabled Seniors' Guide to Retiring in Idaho
Idaho has been named a top place to retire by nearly every major media outlet. The AARP praised its affordability, ample greenery and abundant local culture, but how does it fare in areas like handicap accessibility, public transportation and health care?
Senior Debt Facts
Today, more seniors are carrying debt into retirement more than ever before, and the amount of debt burden has skyrocketed over the past decade. For many, just keeping pace with the cost of daily living is a challenge.
10 Useful Apps For Seniors in Assisted and Independent Living
The 10 best senior apps for residents in assisted living and independent living care centers.
Senior Living Care 101: What Options Are Available?
If your parent or loved one is getting older and is having a difficult time caring for themselves, you may be looking into different forms of senior living care. There
Guest Columns: What are the options for paying for senior care?
Transitioning from an individual’s home to a senior care community can oftentimes be very stressful. One of the most difficult things to understand is how to go about paying for care, services and living options at senior care locations Since 1976, Minnesota has had a statute known as the rate equalization law for nursing homes, under a section titled “Conditions of Participation” (256B. 48). Under this…
Tips To Remember When Choosing a Senior Care or Assisted Living Facility
Being able to choose the right senior care or assisted living facility for a beloved family member is not only a hard task, but also a very important decision you may need to make. Fortunately, here are several tips that you can follow so that you will have a much easier time selecting the right community for your loved one. In essence, an assisted living facility is a residential and care option for the older adult population. In some cases, senior still assert…
Top Gifts for Seniors, Holiday Gifts for the Elderly
Sometimes shopping for a senior loved one can be challenging. Here are some practical, yet fun, gifts for seniors.
Ask the Expert:What are the benefits of independent senior living? What is the best way to shovel...
Ask the Expert:What are the benefits of independent senior living?What is the best way to shovel snow?
What I Learned Teaching a Class for Seniors
In addition to my job moderating this blog for Easterseals, I also lead four different memoir-writing classes every week for senior citizens here in Chicago. Each week I assign these writers a topic, they go home, write 500-word essays, and bring them back the next week to read aloud. After weeks, months, years of hearing […]
Slideshow: Why You Snore and How to Stop
Maybe you snore, and it keeps your partner up. Or maybe it’s so loud it even wakes you up. But it can be more than a nuisance -- it can be bad for your health, too.
What Class Are You In?
What not to wear to class....
Makeup.... that's what not to wear to class or the gym.But why?Well....when you elevate your heartrate a few things happen...one
Tim Cook’s Advice to the Class of 2019
Author: Stav Ziv Source: The Muse Tim Cook stands at the helm of one of the largest and most valuable public companies in the world. He’s been the CEO of Apple for nearly eight years, but he didn’t…
Ohio's graduation rules change for class of 2023
The path to a high school diploma will look a little different for districts across Ohio, after the governor signed a biennial budget including changes to graduation requirements Thursday. The new requirements are designed to give students who struggle with standardized tests other options to receive a diploma. Students already in high school won’t be affected by the changes, it goes into effect for this year’s…
10 Best Cities for Seniors Ranked
The SeniorScore calculated by one site takes into account more than 100 variables across major categories, such as health and safety, to pinpoint the best places to live in your golden years.
Slideshow: Tips for Relieving Back Pain
Don't suffer with lower back pain. WebMD shows you ways to get back pain relief, including back pain medication, lifestyle changes, and back pain surgery.
9 Tips on Cooking for Seniors
Bump up the flavor and nutrition when cooking for seniors. 9 tips on how to make nutritious and great tasting meals for the elderly.
Why Seniors Love Living at Parkwood Heights
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 As we age into our golden years, our day to day routine can get a bit boring and monotonous. Being retired does provide the freedom of not having to work and having lots of time for leisure, but it can also quickly turn to boredom and longing to have a more fulfilling lifestyle. The issue often seems to be that although seniors still want to have fun and belong to a group, certain limitations can sometimes make it difficult…
Why Helsinki's young adults are moving in with seniors
A recent housing project in Helsinki offers remarkably cheap apartments for those under the age of 25. The only provision? They must spend time with their older neighbors.