How to Avoid Scams Aimed at the Elderly

How to Avoid Scams Aimed at the Elderly

Sadly, seniors are often the target of scams. They can be vulnerable and are seen as easy prey by many would-be scammers. Why? They often have substantial savings. They may be lonely and willing to talk to strangers. They tend to follow rules and may trust strangers...
When is it Time for Your Parents to Stop Driving?

When is it Time for Your Parents to Stop Driving?

There is no easy answer to this question, especially because driving is so closely tied with being independent. Every person is different and changes usually come slowly. Yet, there is no doubt that as we age, we experience physical and mental changes that can make it...
Switching roles: Parenting your parents

Switching roles: Parenting your parents

Watching your parents age can be challenging. They may be slowing down, losing their independence or developing dementia. Most likely, they will need various kinds of help and support as time goes on.

Chair Exercises for Seniors

Chair Exercises for Seniors

We all need exercise, but how can you get it if you have limited mobility? You can use your chair as a mini-gym! Just find a sturdy chair without wheels or arms and try the exercises below. They’re a great way to help you stay in shape and they can be adapted to...