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The Best Laptops for Seniors in 2013 – The Top Laptops for the Elderly


The best part of being retired is that you get to travel more. You can visit family, see places you always dreamed of visiting, or just travel and meet new people. But you still want to be able to keep in touch with family and friends. You also want to be able to share all […]

Best Tablets For Seniors (2013) – The Top Tablets for the Elderly in 2013


Today’s seniors are more tech savvy than their predecessors. With many people being introduced to computers, laptops and smartphones before they retired, seniors want to keep up with technology in their golden years. This is why tablets are such a popular personal computing device for many seniors. Last year we put together a list of […]

4 Ways To Help Seniors Stay Active During The Winter


One of the biggest challenges that seniors all over face is not so much health, but loneliness and inactivity. I should know, my mom just barely became one a few years ago and one of her biggest complaints is just that. She basically wants more of my time. A lot more. But how do we […]

Top Assisted Living Facilities in North Carolina


Living in North Carolina offers a little of everything, from the coastal towns to the countryside, small hamlets to big cities. Delicious cuisine and southern hospitality, wrapped in a warm, comfortable climate, make North Carolina an optimal place to seek assisted living facilities for yourself or your loved one. Finding quality assisted living in North Carolina […]

Functional Kitchens to Facilitate Fuller Living


Wouldn’t it be great if our increased age had no effect on the ease of living and performing simple tasks? In other words, coping with getting older is enough to handle without the added stresses of having to adapt to physical changes and limitations at the same time. The truth is that although things become […]

Understanding and Combating Age-Related Eyesight Problems


As we age, it’s not uncommon for our eyesight to become impaired. A significant portion of seniors rely on glasses in order to see, but glasses alone shouldn’t be relied on to care for and maintain the health of your eyes. No one appreciates eyesight problems, of course, but for seniors looking to keep their […]

Top Assisted Living Facilities in Maryland


Maryland may be small, but the state boasts excitement, beauty and many quality assisted living options. Whether you choose to live in an urban setting near Baltimore or Washington, D.C., in the countryside or near the beach, many options are available, from luxury to affordable, modern to cozy Victorian, large managed homes to individually-owned facilities. […]

Specialized Alzheimer’s Care Assisted Livings


There are many assisted living facilities in the world today. Each varying in size and style, all provide care for the average senior who is aging and needs assistance with the activities of daily living. Many assisted livings (AL) are licensed, designed and staffed for care associated with general needs that go along with aging.  […]

Top Assisted Living Facilities in Michigan


Michigan is rich with natural resources, opportunities for outdoor recreation, culture and arts, entertainment, history and affordable, enjoyable retirement living. Senior care communities offer independent living, assisted living, specialized memory care, short-term respite care and more, from luxury to economy, rural to urban. The communities in this list are some of the best assisted living […]

What Sort of Exercises are Suitable for the Elderly?


Maintaining a regular exercise regimen is essential to staying healthy and living a long life. In fact, a study performed by Harvard’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital and the National Cancer Institute found that the more people exercise, the longer they tend to live. A mere 150 minutes per week of brisk walking can add roughly […]