Ever find yourself scratching your head for fun ideas to do with your grandkids, things that will keep you connected in joyful events? Here’s an article that gives you activity ideas based on your grandchildren’s age. http://huff.to/1ijgFLL Whether you live near or far, or the seasons are winter or summer,
A recent 10 year study of 1,500 people aged 70 and over conducted by the Australian Longitudinal Study of Aging reported that those with the strongest network of friends and confidantes were 22% less likely to die during the study’s ten years than those with the weakest network of good
October/November’s AARP’s has a “winning game plan .. to cull through the constant churn of health news..” Share with us your responses to defeating debilitating health and having more of what you want.
Richard Wexler, the CEO & President of Point of Life, shared a very informative article about the benefits of Eating a Mediterranean Diet. Then Mediterranean Diet has been linked to better heart health and lowered risk for chronic disease and death. New research suggests that now the Mediterranean Diet may
Here is some fascinating information about how your aging parents, step-parents and in-laws may qualify as your dependent under US tax laws, entitling YOU to benefits. That’s true even if they don’t reside in your home. Take this one to the bank!! http://www.forbes.com/sites/kellyphillipserb/2015/10/25/dealing-with-your-mother-in-law-and-your-parents-when-seniors-become-dependents/ When you find our posts helpful, please
Having a health savings account (H.S.A.s) or a health care flexible spendings account (F.S.A.s) can help you pay for out of pocket medical expenses that your health insurance does not cover. Learn about F.S.A.s and H.S.A.s and how they can save you money on taxes http://nyti.ms/1MPmbyh
“You think you know the dangers of a beloved senior’s taking a fall or the life-changing things that might result thereafter… But you really don’t, as I chronicle in my POPcycle memoir, “OH MY GOD! WE’RE PARENTING OUR PARENTS: How to Transform this Remarkable Challenge into a Journey of Love.”
Know the Early Signs of Dementia: Take Steps to Make Your Later Years and Your Loved Ones Even More Golden
Imagine for a moment, you’re basking in your golden years. You’re alert, healthy and surrounded by loving friends and family. If any of them is suffering with dementia, struggling even to remember who you are and what they are for breakfast, how will life be for you? Dementia is on
Sometimes in our fast-paced lives, we get “too busy” to slow down and don’t listen to what our aging parents are saying or fail to hear what they really need from us in the moment. We may forget how much patience and understanding they may have had for us, when
POP is offering our community a timely reminder for everyone 65 or over, and maybe your POParents, too. 2015’s Medicare Open Enrollment begins this Thursday, October 15th and runs through Tuesday, December 7th. During this time, you may choose to switch prescription drug plans and other plans you are on.