Senior Living

Advice on aging well, independent living, retirement housing, and more lifestyle topics for aging parents and their caregivers.

The Truth About Sex After 50
The Truth About Sex After 50

Sex after 50 is subject to a lot of myths. Find out the truth here about sex at midlife. >>

5 Universal Design Needs for Aging in Place
5 Universal Design Needs for Aging in Place

If you'd like to grow older at home (known as aging in place), you'll need to consider these… >>

Janitor Rescues 19 Seniors From Abandoned Center
Janitor Rescues 19 Seniors From Abandoned Center

“I’d never want to see my parents or grandparents go through anything like that.” >>

A Lesson In Medicare for Caregivers
A Lesson In Medicare for Caregivers

Want to know more about Medicare? For caregivers, Medicare can seem confusing and complex. Here… >>

Memorable Pets for Alzheimer's Patients
Memorable Pets for Alzheimer’s Patients

My beloved grandma Lil succumbed to ever-worsening dementia before she passed away from heart… >>

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Do “No CPR” Policies Make Sense?

You may have read about a nurse refusing to administer CPR to Lorraine Bayless, an 87-year-old… >>

Caregivers: Is a 'Granny Pod' What You Need?
Caregivers: Is a ‘Granny Pod’ What You Need?

You grow up living with your parents, but what if, when they get older and need care, they end up… >>

5 Incredible Old Women Who Are Awesome at Life
5 Incredible Old Women Who Are Awesome at Life

Age is just a number, and for these inspiring older ladies, life is just an adventure. >>

7 Tips to Avoid Caregiver Burnout
7 Tips to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

You need to make time for yourself in order to avoid the stress that could lead to caregiver… >>

Aging Parents: How to Transition into At-Home Care
Aging Parents: How to Transition into At-Home Care

Health care services at home can be simplified with this guide to making a smooth transition. >>

Controversial Health Topic: Do Wrinkles Predict Fragile Bones?
Controversial Health Topic: Do Wrinkles Predict Fragile Bones?

About one in two women over the age of 50 break a bone due to osteoporosis, according to the… >>

Is Oklahoma Really the Best Place to Retire?
Is Oklahoma Really the Best Place to Retire?

The state’s new motto: Retirees get more bang for their buck. See why the golden years are great… >>

Senior Living: From 55 Apartments to Retirement Housing
Senior Living: From 55 Apartments to Retirement Housing

Which senior living scenario is right for your family's needs? >>

Quiz: Are You Protected From Germs?
Quiz: Are You Protected From Germs?

Part 3 of our 8-part series: Take this fun quiz, and learn the Secrets of Healthy Americans, based… >>

Quiz: Are You Keeping Your Brain Sharp?
Quiz: Are You Keeping Your Brain Sharp?

Part 8 of our 8-part series: Take this fun quiz, and learn the Secrets of Healthy Americans, based… >>

How to Talk to Your Parents About Aging
How to Talk to Your Parents About Aging

Learn how to discuss uncomfortable topics such as assisted living, driving and the will with your… >>

7 Anti-Aging Tips to Keep Your Brain Young
7 Anti-Aging Tips to Keep Your Brain Young

Make your brain better, faster, and smarter with these easy tips. >>

Quiz: How Healthy Are You?
Quiz: How Healthy Are You?

Part 1 of an 8-part series: Take this fun quiz, and learn the Secrets of Healthy Americans, based… >>

50 Secrets a Nursing Home Won't Tell You
50 Secrets a Nursing Home Won’t Tell You

What you need to know—but probably don't—to ensure that your loved one is happy, cared for, and… >>

Rise Up Against Sitting Disease
Rise Up Against Sitting Disease

22 easy ways to add healthy movement to your everyday routine. >>