Senior Living

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

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… >>