Elder Medication Usage and Management

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I am not a physician or pharmacist, but I hear and read a lot about elder’s medication usage. Nearly 89% of adults aged 65 and older report that they currently take prescription medicines. In comparis...

Reverse Aging

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I cannot believe that I am writing an article on reverse aging! I have been advocating my whole professional career to accept aging and look at it positively. However, just recently I attended an educ...

It is The Season of Giving

young woman giving present to senior grandfather indoors at home at Christmas.

November is Thanksgiving time, but what does it all mean? Giving has so many meanings, but the strongest is to make a present or donation to another. When giving is done voluntarily and with the right...

Aging Alone

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Aging alone consists of individuals without children or partners, focusing on trends in fertility and family size. Clearly, I am interested in this since I am aging alone myself. There are, however, o...

Grief and Loss are Normal Parts of Life

Husband trying to comfort his wife due to her loss

Grief can take many forms, and people tend to deal with it in different ways. Grief is typically thought of in the context of the death of a friend or loved one. However, people can grieve in other wa...

Isolation: Our Choice

ad tired ill sick lonely disappointed caucasian old elderly senior man grandfather sitting on the sofa couch, feeling nostalgy, pain, missing grandchildren,

I have written a lot about isolation in the past, but it is a critical issue for elders, and we need to deal with it. In a 2010 AARP survey, 25% of respondents ages 70 or older said they felt lonely a...

Senior Home Sharing

Two older Asian women preparing a meal together.

Shared housing for seniors is a living arrangement between unrelated or non-partnered people who share a living space for mutual benefit. It can be a way to remain in one’s own home or find an a...

Positive Thinking: A Vital Role in Achieving Health and Happiness

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Positive thinking means approaching life’s challenges with a positive outlook. It doesn’t mean seeing the world through rose-colored lenses by ignoring or glossing over the negative a...

The New Year: Planning for 2023

Time to plan

It has been a month already of the new year 2023. Now that we have done all the partying for starting a new year, it is an ideal time to explore ourselves and set goals. After exploration of our succe...

Value of Volunteering

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Since it is the season of giving, one of the most valuable ways to give is to volunteer. Volunteers help their neighbors, serve their communities, and provide their expertise at no cost. No matter wha...