Connecting the Generations

Seniors suffer from a lack of engagement with younger people.

The Right Clothes for Senior Independence

As seniors deal with physical and cognitive challenges, their wardrobes most likely can use some updating.

Exercise Can Save Your Life. Can It Save You Money?

Experts crunch the data and find that physically active people spend less on healthcare, even if they're living with a health condition.

The Dangers of Drowsy Driving

Every year, thousands of car crashes happen when a driver falls asleep behind the wheel. Learn the danger signs before your next road trip!

Growing Awareness of a Senior Epidemic

"Unbefriended" elders are vulnerable to a host of health problems.

Online Buzz: Favorite Inventions of Your Generation

The airplane, phonograph, automobile and motion picture were just a few of the most notable inventions of years gone by. What would you list as the most-appreciated scientific invention of your generation?

Online Buzz: Getting Around When You No Longer Drive

Giving up the car keys is a big deal for many seniors! Learn about options ahead of time to smooth the transition.

A Labor Day Salute to Senior Workers

More older Americans than ever are working past the traditional age of retirement. How are companies changing to meet their needs?

Online Buzz: Boomers Returning to the Movies

America's seniors are filling movie theaters in record numbers to watch Hollywood’s mature actors reinvent themselves on the big screen.

"I Have Arthritis. Is Yoga Right for Me?"

More Americans than ever are taking yoga classes. Is this a safe practice for people with painful joints?

Helping Senior Relatives Get the Hang of Facebook

Today's families keep in touch through social media. If older loved ones aren't on board, they can miss out.

This Summer, Drink to Your Health!

Most of us know to take in more fluids during the warmer months. But does it matter what we drink? Nutritionists assure us that it does!

"Oh, My Aching Back!"

Modern life and growing older both put us at high risk of lower back pain.

Online Buzz: Touchscreen Tech Trends Are Helping Grandparents Connect!

Many older adults have been left out of the communications revolution, but new senior-friendly technologies promise to remedy that.

Online Buzz: What Are Driver Rehab Specialists and How Do They Help Seniors?

When families are unsure whether an elder is safe behind the wheel, these experts can step in, providing an extra measure of safety for senior drivers, and peace of mind for family.

Happy New Year, Happier Older Years

Put a few items on your list of New Year's resolutions that will benefit you well beyond 2016.

From the Cave to the Bedroom: Should We Practice "Paleo Sleeping Habits"?

Many activities of modern life can disrupt our natural sleep cycle.

Many Boomers Want to Age in (a New) Place


A surprising number of baby boomers are moving. Will their new homes be suitable if their care needs change?

Ten Healthy Ways to Celebrate National Grandparents Day

Grandparents and grandchildren influence each other's physical and emotional well-being in many powerful ways.

Online Buzz: The Millions of Millennials

Did you know that the baby boom generation has been surpassed in numbers by young people born between 1980 and 2000?

Online Buzz: Baby Boomers Are Staying Put

Is retirement time also the time to downsize? A new survey reveals a surprising trend.

Overdoing the Retirement Toasts

A new study finds that some seniors turn to alcohol after leaving the workplace.

Online Buzz: Elderly Drivers and Road Safety

It's a tough issue for older adults and the families who worry about them: Are Mom and Dad safe behind the wheel?

Online Buzz: University-Based Retirement Communities Offer an Alternative to Traditional Retirement

Golf, bridge and bingo not exactly on your retirement list? How about football, zoology and theater? A growing number of American seniors are opting out of traditional retirement communities, lush with golf courses and nearby shopping, for university-based retirement communities, or UBRCs.

Online Buzz: Trace Your Ancestry Using the Internet

Every family has a unique story. Discovering more about your ancestors from decades past can be an enjoyable and educational project. Tracing your lineage may even surprise you with insights into your own personality, likes, dislikes and customs.

Airport Security Screening Tips for Senior Travelers

acation season is here! Are you traveling by plane this summer?  Here is some information to ensure that security screening goes smoothly for older adults with disabilities and medical conditions.