4 Health Tips Meant Exclusively For Senior Women

No matter how old we get, staying healthy seems to always be at the forefront of our minds. Eating right and exercising is important for every person, no matter what their age, but for many women age 65 and older, those generic health and fitness tips you find online simply aren’t practical anymore. Life after 65 and post-menopause means a great deal of change for the average woman’s body, which means there needs to be a change in the way women this age approach their healthy diet and exercise … [Read more...]

International Widow’s Day – June 23

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Family Life Cycle, Retirement or Senior Stage of Life

During the retirement phase of the family life cycle, many changes occur in your life. Welcoming new family members or seeing others leave your family is often a large part of this stage as your children marry or divorce or you become a grandparent. This stage can be a great adventure where you are free from the responsibilities of raising your children and can simply enjoy the fruits of your life's work. Challenges you may face include being a support to other family members, even as you are … [Read more...]

World Elder Abuse Day, June 15

Please Join Us In Commemorating World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) is recognized annually on or around the 15th of June. Since its inception in 2006, communities throughout the country and around the world have used this day to raise the visibility of elder abuse by sharing information about abuse, neglect, and exploitation in later life and promoting the resources and services that work to increase victim safety and improve offender … [Read more...]

NOV celebrates Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

IMAGE - BRIGHT FOCUS FOUNDATION November celebrates National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month in the United States, there are more than 15 million Alzheimer's and dementia caregivers. We want to send these exceptional people a big “thank you” for everything they do. Alzheimer Disease International (ADI), was founded in 1984 to help to fight Alzheimer's disease that was first diagnosed back in 1906. In the present, ADI has grown as an international organization that also runs the … [Read more...]

MAY = Older Americans Month, Women Take Action!

May is designated as national Older Americans Month to encourage support for America's seniors. However, the challenges of aging are more pronounced for women. Compared with men, older women (age 65 and over) are more likely to be widowed or living alone, spend more years requiring long term care services and are more likely to live in poverty. "We are proud to be working in partnership with the Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement (WISER) to help women better plan for their … [Read more...]

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