Checking In On the Mental Health of Older Loved Ones
Seniors staying safe by staying at home have lost normal social connections, increasing their risk for isolation and depression. Listen for warning signs.
Caregivers: Tips on How to Say “No” and When to Say “Yes”
For some caregivers, it’s hard to find balance between taking care of yourself and the person you’re caring for. Read up on these tips to protect your time.
Housing Options for Seniors Who Can’t (Or Don’t Want) to Live Alone
What are the options when it comes to senior housing? This guest post from the Area Agency on Aging 1-B provides tips and considerations for choosing wisely.
Things You Might Not Expect on Your Caregiving Journey
If you’re caring for a loved one, there could be aspects of caregiving that will surprise you. Read on for what to expect and how to cope.
Long-Distance Caregiving: How Can You Help a Loved One?
Experts from the Area Agency on Aging 1-B share tips on caring for a loved one from afar, including warning signs they might need more help and how to find it.
Four Strategies for Boosting Your Retirement Readiness
If you’re north of age 40, retirement planning takes on more financial urgency than it did in your 20s and 30s. Learn strategies to boost your nest egg now.
A 5-Step Action Plan for Caregivers of Aging Parents or Loved Ones
Caring for a loved one can be tough. This simple action plan for caregivers can help you get your bearings and make your caregiving role a little easier.
5 Tips to Help Seniors Stay Independent for as Long as Possible
If you have aging parents or are a senior wanting to stay in your home independently, this post from the Area Agency on Aging 1-B is full of helpful tips.
Taking Care of Your Heart in Your 40s, 50s and 60s
Healthy habits are crucial for your heart during the middle-age decades. Whatever decade you’re in, take some simple steps to show your heart a lot of love.
Hot Flashes and Hot Yoga – Reflections on Middle Age
If you’ve hit middle age, you’ve noticed some changes, some good and some not so great. In a new blog series, we’re going to help you celebrate where you are.