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More Seniors Than Ever, Says New Census Report

— In June 2017, the United States Census Bureau released a population estimate showing that we have more seniors than at any other time in history. Census expert Peter Borsella explains that the aging of the baby boomers, who started turning 65 in 2011, is what’s behind this trend. Said demographer Lauren Medina, “Our country’s demographic... Read More

Planning for Our Senior Years—It’s Never Too Soon!

— Maybe you’re looking to retire in the next few years. Or maybe you’re not sure you want to retire, but you want to be prepared for the unexpected, including age-related challenges. Studies show that today’s younger people have done very little planning for their senior years—but giving it some thought now makes it more likely... Read More

Give Your New Year’s Resolutions a Jump Start

— A pep talk to help us stick to our healthy plans for 2017. So here we are, almost a month into 2017. Did you make a list of healthy New Year’s resolutions? Are you still feeling enthusiastic about your goals of exercising more, eating right, quitting smoking, lowering your stress level – whatever good intentions... Read More

Highlighting the Benefits of Gardening

— Have you started your summer garden yet? In a recent issue of NIH News in Health, the National Institutes of Health shared some information that might motivate you to rush right down to the nursery to pick up some seeds, seedlings and garden tools! Gardening is healthy! Is there anything more delicious and nutritious than... Read More

Have Another Cup of Coffee!

— The American Heart Association says regular consumption of the American mainstay may be linked to longevity. Drinking a second or third cup of coffee may do more than get you through a long day—it may also reduce your risk of death from heart disease and other illnesses, says a study in the American Heart Association... Read More

Houston, What’s Your Aging Attitude?

— Senior professionals have shifted focus about what it means to grow older in America.  Professionals and family members are aware that maintaining dignity through empowerment is a very important foundation in our older years.  Families and care providers are aware that helping loved ones maintain independence through activity and social engagement is vital to longevity... Read More