They say “with age comes wisdom,” but the youth of today can provide many benefits to seniors. It’s time to start building an intergenerational relationship — whether it’s with your grandkids or community members. Volunteering your time to younger generations can be truly rewarding.
November is National Family Caregivers Month, a time when seniors can show how much they appreciate the heroes and protectors who watch over them on a daily, weekly, monthly and yearly basis. Here are several ideas on things you can do to help prevent caregiver stress, fatigue and burnout.
Countless studies have shown the benefits that can come from seniors owning a pet – from lowering blood pressure and cholesterol levels to combatting loneliness and depression. Explore our recommendations on the right breed, size and age that will work best for your senior loved ones in the community in which they live.
Moving can be stressful at any age because of the hassle of packing — but most importantly the need to downsize. Getting rid of valuables that you’ve accumulated over the years can be quite an emotional hurdle. Rightsizing, though, brings a new life to your belongings and gives you the freedom to enjoy your golden years.
With over 600 movies being produced each year, it can be difficult to keep up with viewing all of them. That’s why so many seniors simply revert to watching the classics — the movies they are comfortable with. But, you’d be surprised how many of today’s films take inspiration from the movies of the past. If you like one classic, we’ll share the modern equivalents that will have even your grandkids sitting down to watch with you.