There’s no denying the prevalence of technology in our daily lives. And as digital devices become more user-friendly, intuitive and accessible, seniors are becoming better equipped and more comfortable using technology to stay connected with loved ones, combat social isolation and learn new skills.
Topics: Activities, Social Wellness
Think of retirement as a new season of life. With your newfound freedom, how will you spend your time after years of raising your family and dedicating your time to work?
Topics: Safety, Senior Health
Topics: Senior Health, Social Wellness
The Internet is a powerful resource that has transformed the way we live, learn and connect with others around the world. Unfortunately, the Internet isn’t always used for good. Online scammers are constantly looking for new ways to take advantage of others, and older adults are often their targets. Seniors tend to be more trusting than younger people and often have more wealth and better credit, making them more attractive to scammers.
The good news is that it’s possible to minimize your risk of cyber crimes by being proactive and have a clear understanding of what to look for. Here are some tips that can help you avoid from being scammed in your golden years.
Topics: Social Wellness
The Christmas season is always special, and retired seniors often find they have more time on their hands during the holidays than in past years. Since older adults are usually past the point of decorating their homes for large dinner parties and celebrations, it is important that they plan other activities that help them enjoy the Christmas season. Consider including one or more of these activities in your plans this December.
The holidays are fast-approaching, which means many people are gearing up to do some serious shopping. Most Holiday sales start around Thanksgiving and last until the New Year. While it can be fun to shop for the perfect gifts for loved ones, it can also present a few challenges, especially for older adults. Consider these tips to make your holiday shopping a safe and enjoyable experience.
Thanksgiving Day is a special holiday for older adults who savor memories of family gathering around the dinner table. In addition to the annual Thanksgiving feast, there are many other activities seniors can enjoy while making the day festive and fun.
It’s October! And with the new season comes the first celebration of fall—Halloween! You may think of Halloween as a holiday just for kids, but there are several ways to celebrate, regardless of your age. Looking for fun ways to get in the Halloween spirit? Here are some fun Halloween activities for seniors to enjoy this fall.