Tax time is here and is already slipping away. So here are a few tips that will help seniors who are ready to start preparing and filing their taxes this season.
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As the years pass, we often lose touch with old friends, and those people we had romantic relationships with. However, it's never too late to rekindle a friendship or a romance, or just reach out to those we've lost touch with to simply reconnect and find out what's happening in their lives. However, a few things stand in the way. There could be hundreds of miles between you, and as we age, traveling becomes more difficult. Or maybe you've simply lost their phone number or address and don't know how to get back in touch. But there are still ways to find out what your old acquaintances are up to.
Of the many changes that appear during the senior years, forgetfulness is one of the most common. While age-related memory lapses are to be expected, dementia is a cause for concern that needs to be treated. So here are 3 ways to tell the difference between the two issues.
In today's high-tech world, it is easy for anyone to get taken advantage of. Every day someone is getting robbed. Either identity theft or greed from someone that gained trust. Seniors are especially vulnerable if they don't know who to trust. During this time one must take every precaution they can to not becoming a victim. It is very important that their assets be safe. Here are a few things that you can do.
Every year, most people make New Year's Resolutions at the beginning of the year. They have a whole set of new expectations for the months ahead and hope they can commit to them. However, senior citizens have a different set of concerns and issues than other adults. As a result, they have differing New Year's Resolutions. There are three that are particularly popular.
It is available constantly and can be accessed from the comfort of your home, without even leaving bed. It is easy entertainment for seniors and can definitely be a good source of fun when used in moderation, but it's important to have multiple sources of entertainment for your loved ones.
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) can affect people of any age. But it is common and potentially more dangerous among seniors. If you think you or your loved one's mood has changed a lot since the days have gotten shorter this fall or winter, here are some things that can help.
Among the many diseases that Americans are affected by, 18 million deal with sleep apnea and 5 million suffer from Alzheimer's. For both illnesses, a large portion of sufferers belong to the aging population. Here are some facts about each of these conditions, along with a possible connection between the two.
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, which means it's time to start planning your holiday feast! Thanksgiving is often loaded with high calorie dishes. Making a few switches by adding more vegetables and using lower calorie ingredients is very simple. Young and old alike will enjoy these healthy twists, especially seniors with diet restrictions or health enthusiasts. Check out a few of our favorite dishes you can incorporate into your Thanksgiving meal this year!
Television commercials and magazine ads constantly vie for your attention and try to convince you that you must have certain items. As the senior population is set to double by 2030, companies are gearing new products towards this market. If you're in charge of the care and well being of aging parents or a senior loved one, you might wonder what products are essential to keep your senior safe or provides the most convenience for them. Try this list of must-have senior products to make life easier.