Geriatrics @ BellaOnline Interactive aging education site with information about all aspects of geriatrics and gerontology, including articles, a forum, newsletters and more. en-us Copyright 2015 All Rights Reserved. Mon, 30 Nov 2015 03:35:58 EST 240 Geriatrics @ BellaOnline Winter Safety Can Save Your Life As older adults we tend to produce less body heat and it is harder for us to judge the colder temperatures. We need to prepare for when we will be outdoors in colder weather and when we are driving. This article will give you some great ideas for staying safe in colder climes. Sun, 29 Nov 2015 10:00:00 EST Home Modifications Offer Stability Home modifications for aging in place (staying in your home in older age) means planning ahead. Studies show that most homes are not designed to accommodate the needs of people over age 65. Learn what to look for and how to make your home more user-friendly as you (and your family members) age. Sun, 22 Nov 2015 10:00:00 EST The Happiness Factor Happiness increases as we surpass sixty years of age because as we've aged we tend to deal better with negative circumstances than younger folks. Learn how to be proactive in making our lives more enjoyable as we get older and how we naturally become more attuned to having a better life. Sun, 15 Nov 2015 10:30:00 EST