- February 1st, 2013
It’s easy to understand why elderly pet owners develop deep and meaningful relationships with their pets—pets provide essential elements of unconditional love and companionship for seniors. For these reasons, family members may choose to give a pet to their aging parents.
- November 1st, 2012
All seniors, even those considered frail, can enjoy the benefits of exercise after only three months according to a recent study from the University of Montreal. Frailness is characterized by decreased functional reserves in an individual, which increases vulnerability to stressors and the risk of adverse health effects.
- March 1st, 2012
The concept of a grandparent as a sexual being is uncomfortable for many. But sexuality is an important component of any adult’s self-image, including those older than 50. Seniors have frequently been labeled as asexual in American culture, particularly misleading stereotypes assert that older men are impotent and older women are frigid.Embracing your sexuality helps your golden years shine.by Jennifer Fitzpatrick