Posts from March, 2014

California Seniors Are the Poorest

It’s a given thing that most seniors have to make do with reduced income. But seniors in California are having a harder time. It has been revealed that the seniors living in the state are some of the poorest. The high cost of living in the state is causing problems for seniors. According to an… Read More…

Passengers with Disabilities Not Properly Treated

People with disabilities are having a hard time riding public transport in Melbourne. It has been revealed that drivers of trams and trains fail to help passengers on their stops and stations. This was revealed by an inquiry. This has raised concerns that persons with disabilities are not being properly treated. According to an article… Read More…

How Can Seniors Avoid Falling Victim to Financial Schemes?

Senior citizens tend to become less informed about the happenings in their surroundings especially when they have retired. This makes them more vulnerable to schemes pulled by various advantage-takers who hope to make easy money by tricking individuals who are not familiar with their line of work. Advance fee, telemarketing, and anti-aging product schemes are… Read More…

Dealing with an Elderly Hoarder

Hoarding behavior is a difficult condition to cope with not only for the doer but also for the people around him. If you’re caring for a senior citizen who is a compulsive hoarder, there are three approaches that you should carefully observe: respect; a level of control; and professional help. These three measures can help… Read More…

NCDOT Safety Meeting for Older Adults

Identity theft and other forms of financial exploitation over the web are things that every senior citizen should watch out for. The North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) holds a meeting focusing on the said issues and providing useful information that can serve as guidance to every household especially those with senior citizens. Find out how… Read More…

Coping with Cold Weather for Seniors

Winter can be a pretty difficult season for seniors, especially for those who have very low tolerance for the cold. Fortunately, the Hands Off Our Holidays websites has provided a list reminders that every senior citizen should keep in mind when exposing themselves to the cold winter weather: Wear protective gears at all times such… Read More…

Home Maintenance for Seniors

While every home requires intensive maintenance in order to keep it functional and its inhabitants safe, senior citizen homes may require even greater care as their occupants become more fragile and their senses become less keen. Here are some measures that should be taken: Regularly inspect your home and check for signs of damage and… Read More…

Seniors Remember the Old Days

Seniors from the Gahanna Senior Center members visited Lincoln Elementary School. They also paid a visit to the newly restored one-room Jefferson Township School No. 2. That was part of the partnership between the school and the senior care center. Seniors remembered the days when they studied at the one room facility and they toured… Read More…

Seniors on Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels have been serving seniors since the 1960s. The program aims to deliver hot meals to those in need on a daily basis. Many seniors are unable to go out to get meals specially on cold weather. A lot of seniors are dependent on the program so they could get by. According to… Read More…

Social Interaction Boosts Mental and Emotional Health of Seniors

Seniors like to group together. What you may not realize is how important that sort of interaction for them is. It can actually boost their mental and emotional health. The connection between social interaction of seniors and their mental health was recently shown by research. According to an article from news-herald.com, “Because the chance to… Read More…