For Seniors: Pass On Your Love of Music
Introducing some of your cherished tunes to a grandchild may provide a great catalyst for imparting information about your past.
Gardening in Your Senior Years
Whether the move is to a smaller townhouse, apartment, or assisted living center, physical challenges and a lack of space can confront gardeners.
Older Adults and the Importance of Social Interaction
Research has shown that social interaction offers older adults many benefits. Staying socially active and maintaining interpersonal relationships can help you maintain good physical and emotional health and cognitive function.
Pets Fill a Special Role in Seniors' Lives
Having a pet can be a boon to body and soul—especially as we age. Pets can relieve stress—which may help explain why studies have found that pet owners have lower blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
Seniors Can Maximize Happiness by Minimizing Clutter
It's tough to enjoy the golden years among bundles of old newspapers, stacks of store receipts and collections of used margarine tubs. You're also at higher risk for falls and fires.
Volunteers Gain While They Give
Mature adults make up an enormous pool of knowledge, talent, experience, and expertise. Many find volunteering offers a way to use skills they gained through a lifetime.
When Sadness Is Seasonal
If you feel depressed during fall and winter months, you may have a form of depression called seasonal affective disorder (SAD).