June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

In the United States, more than 5 million individuals live with Alzheimer’s, and over 15 million people act as caregivers. Wearing a purple ribbon was established to bring awareness to the disease and to demonstrate support for all those in our lives affected by Alzheimer’s. The brain is a fascinating thing! Looking at the brain…

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June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

10 Myths About Aging

Many people make assumptions about aging. What’s it like to grow “old”, and how older age will affect them. But as we are getting older, it is important to understand the positive aspects of aging. Research has shown that you can help preserve your health and mobility as you age by adopting or continuing healthy…

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10 Myths About Aging

Older Adults Are Returning to Work in Droves. And Not for the Reasons You Think.

After years of toiling away, retirement for many means delving into hobbies, travel, or having more family time. But studies show that many retirees have a different outlook on life. More seniors are employed now than since the 1960s. Currently, one in five adults over the age of sixty-five is still working. Why Older Adults…

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Older Adults Are Returning to Work in Droves. And Not for the Reasons You Think.

How Our Social Security System Unfolded: It’s Quite a Story

It all started with the Great Depression in the 1930s, which left more than half of the people in the U.S. unable to provide for themselves. The depression brought about the crumbling of the stock market and the disappearance of retirement savings for many senior American citizens. As a result, Social Security was implemented as…

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How Our Social Security System Unfolded: It’s Quite a Story

National Senior Citizens Day, August 21st

It was 1988, when, through Proclamation 5847, Ronald Reagan deemed August 21st the day America would celebrate seniors. Over 30 years later, as older people live longer, healthier, and more productive, the cause for celebration is more appropriate than ever. Reagan intended National Senior Citizens Day to be a time to give back to older…

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National Senior Citizens Day, August 21st