A miscellaneous collection of helpful resources and information.
A Positive Image of Aging
A serious look at how negative cultural views of aging can effect the way we grow old.
Many cultures around the world celebrate growing old but in many Western cultures, growing old is something people dread. See how changing our attitude to a more positive one can affect how we age.
A Tribute to Lifelong (Living and) Learning
Senior citizens play an important role in the overall vitality of colleges and universities by participating in lifelong learning programs which allow them to audit classes and participate in campus culture.
AARP [offsite link]
AARP is THE senior advocacy group. Look here to find news of interest to seniors from politics to health to entertainment to family life. Also offers Medicare supplement insurance.
Before Your Adult Child Moves In
This article offers guidance to the senior that is considering allowing an adult child to return home.
How are you "handling" the aging process, either for you or a parent? Have your emotions ever felt out of control? Find solutions for coping with some of the angles of the aging process and for keeping your sanity through it all.
Falling Into The Vortex of Medicaid
How much do you know about Medicaid? If you anticipate you will become a Medicaid recipient in the future, you must educate yourself on the system and how it works in your state.
Medication Issues for Seniors
Do you have concerns about your medication? You have every right to inquire about what your medication is for and to seek advice if you are concerned about any side effects. Find out if profits are being put before seniors' health.
Senior Issues Newsletter
Be sure to sign up for the Senior Issues weekly newsletter. That way, you'll receive a copy of each new article as soon as it shows up on the Senior Issues site. You'll never miss out on the latest news. I'll also include links related to my weekly article.
Singles and Doubles - How do you Connect?
If you are widowed, divorced or single how do you connect with other seniors, or others who share your interests? Is the Internet replacing one-on-one relationships?
The Benefits of an Active Brain
The science of 'neuroplasticity' describes the brain as plastic and adaptable. By learning new skills that are challenging, the brain can continue to adapt and grow. It is also believed that age makes no difference and that the brain is capable of change at any age.
The Twilight Wish Foundation
The Twilight Wish Foundation specializes in helping seniors in poverty to fulfill a lifelong wish.
USA.gov / SeniorCitizens Resources [offsite link]
A collection of links to government articles on all aspects of senior living.
When it's Time to Downsize
It's never easy to move, but it's especially difficult to downsize. This article offers guidance that will make downsizing easier. By planning ahead, the move will be the exciting adventure that this new chapter in your life should be.
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