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Covid-19 Update: What You Need to Know in 2021

Pandemic. Antibodies. Vaccines. PPE. COVID-19 update. Front-line workers. Social distancing. All this jargon is enough to make even the most medically-minded person’s head spin. And yet, these are only a few of the words that were added to our everyday vocabulary in 2020. But what does all this news really mean to you? How do [...]

2021-02-12T11:24:35-08:00February 12th, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Covid-19 Update: What You Need to Know in 2021

5 Tips to Safely Celebrate the Holidays

With the holiday season officially underway, you may be wondering how you can safely celebrate. The CDC recommends limiting indoor holiday gatherings to only those living within your household. So for most, the answer is smaller gatherings and virtual contact with the ones we love.  Even though we may be missing our traditional get-togethers, there [...]

2020-12-20T12:33:23-08:00December 20th, 2020|Senior Travel|Comments Off on 5 Tips to Safely Celebrate the Holidays

You’ve Unexpectedly Lost Health Insurance: Now What?

The year 2020, although we’re only nine months in, has been consistently inconsistent. Nearly every aspect of our daily lives has changed. And for many of us, it seems the effects—including lost health insurance—will be long lasting. The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has weighed heavily on older Americans. There are currently 5 million [...]

2020-09-23T15:03:54-07:00September 23rd, 2020|Finance & Planning|Comments Off on You’ve Unexpectedly Lost Health Insurance: Now What?

Telehealth for Seniors: Taking Advantage of the Modern House Call

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed nearly every aspect of our lives, including how we seek medical treatment. Just a few months ago, we could walk into our doctors’ offices, and the only people wearing masks were those in the lab. But those days are over—at least for now. Depending on where you live, you may [...]

2020-09-23T15:04:15-07:00August 11th, 2020|Senior Technology|Comments Off on Telehealth for Seniors: Taking Advantage of the Modern House Call

A Guide to Video Chatting for Seniors

Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. If you use them to make a purchase, we will earn a commission. We link to these companies and their products because of their quality and not because of the commission. The decision is yours, and whether or not you decide to buy something [...]

2020-09-23T15:04:47-07:00August 10th, 2020|Senior Technology|Comments Off on A Guide to Video Chatting for Seniors

This is What You Need to Know About Estate Planning During COVID-19

As the coronavirus continues to be an issue, more seniors are thinking about end-of-life plans and their estate planning. If this is the situation you find yourself in, there are some steps you can take to get started. Step #1: Know the estate planning terminology There are quite a few buzzwords related to estate planning. [...]

2020-08-11T15:53:50-07:00July 13th, 2020|Finance & Planning|Comments Off on This is What You Need to Know About Estate Planning During COVID-19

Face Mask Fundamentals

These days, we’re incorporating new routines and a variety of personal protective equipment (PPE) into our daily lives. For seniors, one of the most essential is the face mask.   Taking Care of Yourself or Protecting Others? As you prepare to leave your home, you may reach for a mask. But which type do you [...]

2020-06-05T15:37:38-07:00June 4th, 2020|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Face Mask Fundamentals

5 Fun At-Home Workout Routines for Older Adults

Did you know a sedentary lifestyle is one of the top ten causes of death worldwide? But did you also know that by adding just a small amount of exercise to your routine—like walking or swimming—you can extend your life by three to five years? Exercise is not just a crucial component to living longer, [...]

2020-08-11T15:27:00-07:00May 12th, 2020|Fitness|Comments Off on 5 Fun At-Home Workout Routines for Older Adults

Senior Financial Planning and Estate Planning: What to do During Times of Uncertainty

Senior financial planning and estate planning is a meticulously thought out course of action to ensure you enjoy the best possible retirement. Although time-consuming and sometimes painstaking, making these plans and successfully executing them is a rewarding process. But what happens when we face the unthinkable? We’re talking about the COVID-19 pandemic. This worldwide disruption [...]

2020-08-11T15:27:16-07:00May 12th, 2020|Finance & Planning|Comments Off on Senior Financial Planning and Estate Planning: What to do During Times of Uncertainty