The Top 3 Daily Reads for Senior News:

The Huffington Post: The Crisis in Our Midst: Ensuring Quality Home Care in an Aging America

Author: Doug Moore

November is National Family Caregivers Month, a time to offer gratitude to those who step in to care for their loved ones when they need it most. It is work that requires a great deal of self-sacrifice, and it often goes unnoticed. In November we take time to recognize family caregivers for the role they play in protecting the independence and dignity of so many Americans…

 

A Place for Mom: Lifelong Learning: Making Education Accessible to Seniors

Author: Kimberley Fowler

“Once you stop learning, you start dying.” — Albert Einstein

Whether you loved attending college or university, or wanted to attend but never had the opportunity, seniors should consider the benefits of going back to school. Learning at any age is extremely beneficial for the brain. When you learn something new, your brain grows new cells and builds new connections which has proven benefits for problem-solving and memory skills. Learning can help improve cognitive ability and memory function and can help ward off Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Learn more about how we can accomplish this by making education accessible to seniors…

 

AgingCare.com: As I Approach 70…

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Yikes, I can hardly believe I’m about to be 70 (in just a couple of months). Where did the time go? How did it go so quickly? Is there a way I can stop it? Can I laugh it away or merely move into acceptance?

I notice there are more struggles than expected. That is, there are more things to deal with. I thought I’d tap into a few of them and perhaps write about them in more detail in the future. I’ll weave in some of my own experiences along the way, as well, hoping it may be helpful…