The Third Age is now considered by many to be the “golden years” of adulthood.

Most of us imagine young adulthood to be the peak of happiness and older adulthood to be the time for things to “go downhill.” Research tells us a different story, however. It turns out that life satisfaction is like a U-Shaped Curve. We start in childhood pretty happy, and then as we progress into adulthood, Read More

Variety – Not only the spice of life… It’s GOOD for you.

Many people feel secure in eating the same food every day because those foods are convenient, and it makes them feel safe in having a habit they don’t have to think much about. According to experts, it’s essential to change up your meals regularly. There are several reasons why it’s so important to vary what Read More

Fighting Loneliness in the Elderly Feeling Isolated

A 2018 survey conducted by Cigna insurance concluded that out of 20,000 adults, almost half report feeling lonely sometimes or always; feeling left out; not having daily meaningful in-person social interactions or extended conversations; or feeling isolated. A similar piece of research conducted in 2018 by AARP Foundation, an organization dedicated to empowering American seniors, Read More

Do you know any of the signs for the various types of elder abuse?

What Aging Boomers need to know about the signs and types of Elder Abuse Boomers, listen up. Here’s an issue you should not only care about because it affects your parents, aunts, and uncles. But it’s going to affect your generation big time. Elder abuse is a mistreatment of the elderly through actions that intentionally Read More

Human to Human Connection – We All Need It

From a warm handshake to sympathetic hug, we crave real human contact, which is necessary for human beings to thrive and has emotional and physical health benefits. Physiologically, not having a social support system is actually a source of chronic stress for our bodies, which raises the risk of cardiovascular disease and other challenges to Read More