Senior Living

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

How to Cope with Difficult, Aging Parents
How to Cope with Difficult, Aging Parents

Figuring out how to balance guilt and obligation in caring for aging parents. >>

The ABCs of Assisted Living Care
The ABCs of Assisted Living Care

Cutting through the jargon for the best in senior living. >>

Study: Alzheimer’s Symptoms Reduced By Music
Study: Alzheimer’s Symptoms Reduced By Music

Creating a soothing environment and positive atmosphere with music is a great way for caregivers to… >>

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? >>

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… >>

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… >>

8 Aging Myths, Debunked
8 Aging Myths, Debunked

Are a lower libido, achy joints, and a grumpy mood guaranteed side-effects of growing older? With… >>

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: 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… >>

5+ Keys to Living Longer and Better
5+ Keys to Living Longer and Better

Each of us can live strong, healthy, vibrant, energetic lives for a long time to come. The key?… >>

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… >>

Shopping for Long-Term Care
Shopping for Long-Term Care

The average annual cost for a private nursing home room is $87,235 -- and rising. Here are a few… >>

Rise Up Against Sitting Disease
Rise Up Against Sitting Disease

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

How to Downsize Your Stuff for a Move
How to Downsize Your Stuff for a Move

How can you decide what to keep and what to toss when you move to a smaller space? Here are some… >>

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. >>

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… >>

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. >>