Senior Living

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

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.” >>

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. >>

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. >>

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… >>

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… >>

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… >>

Sleep Deprived? 8 Tips to Stay Sharp
Sleep Deprived? 8 Tips to Stay Sharp

Researchers at the University of California-Berkeley connect a decline in cognitive function with… >>

Senior Care: A Crash Course on What's Important
Senior Care: A Crash Course on What’s Important

Dad goes to the ER with a broken hip, you become a caregiver. Here's a go-to guide of the… >>

6 Secrets to Staying Happy–and Sharp
6 Secrets to Staying Happy–and Sharp

Can lifting your spirits boost your brain power? Here are six simple ways to lighten your mood and… >>

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… >>

6 Ways to Stay Healthier than Your Parents
6 Ways to Stay Healthier than Your Parents

Being overweight, out of shape, short of breath, and having chronic diseases could keep you from… >>

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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… >>

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… >>

Smart Tech: Top 10 Innovations in Senior Living
Smart Tech: Top 10 Innovations in Senior Living

Savvy new products and services tackle senior living and health using the latest in technology. >>

6 Ways the Baby Boomers Made Senior Living Better
6 Ways the Baby Boomers Made Senior Living Better

Today's post-retirement living? It's nothing your Grandma would recognize. >>

When Dad Has Dementia: 7 Secrets to Better Communication
When Dad Has Dementia: 7 Secrets to Better Communication

Alzheimer’s and related dementias (there is said to be more than 50 types) do more than impair… >>

Role Reversal: Talking to Your Aging Parents
Role Reversal: Talking to Your Aging Parents

A handful of strategies to get aging parents to open up about how they're really doing, and how you… >>

Simple Strategies for Talking About the Future with Aging Parents
Simple Strategies for Talking About the Future with Aging Parents

If you’re worried about bringing up the sensitive topic of aging with your parents, chances are… >>

Using Technology to Help Care for Your Aging Parents
Using Technology to Help Care for Your Aging Parents

Living far away from your aging parents can be challenging, but advances in technology are making… >>