The part of POParenting that is “caregiving” is knowing how to make the best of those precious years you have left with your aging loved ones and how to respectfully encourage your parents to do what will make them function optimally and feel good. And a part of life-long learning
Some Senior Facilities Facilitate Romance and Consensual Sex to Minimize Loneliness: What do YOU think of this?
Our blogs on loneliness have caused more reaction from our engaged POP Community than any other topic! So many of you have let us all know how challenging it is to stay content — let alone be happy — when you live in a world of loss. That’s a world
Want to Support YOUR Aging Loved Ones To Remain Mentally Active and Involved in their World? Show Them How to Navigate the Internet!!
The Internet can be a blessing! It allows us to stay in frequent and personal touch with family and friends in a manner that’s virtually unprecedented in human history. Knowing how to navigate today’s Internet, a person can pay bills, find a well-recommended nearby restaurant, book travel arrangements and even find
A ground breaking study reveals evidence that marijuana’s component THC (tetraydrocannabinol) and other cannabinoids may actually promote the reduction of brain inflammation as well as result the removal of amyloid beta — a major component of “plaque” deposits — hallmarks of an individual’s having the dementia known as Alzheimer’s. Earlier
How about that headline? It’s challenging to stay informed about the latest health information. And, quite frankly, it’s hard to know what to believe since today’s “information” may soon devolve into tomorrow’s “disinformation.” (Is the egg bad or good for us? Do we eat the egg white? Or only the
Say you are an older senior citizen and can no longer take care of yourself. Let’s say that the government’s regulations provide no nursing home care available for you: you don’t qualify or the government won’t pay for it. What do you do? You opt for Medicare Part G: this
All celebrations, like Father’s Day this Sunday, hold the possibility for much joy or sadness. What makes the difference in how we feel? It turns out that it’s less the events that transpire that bring us joy, or its opposite, than how we consider and interpret those events to ourselves
Want to live 7.5 years more? Thinking positive and having a purpose in life have been said to lead to a longer, healthier life. Ageism is the tendency to evaluate older persons as debilitated, unworthy of attention, or unsuitable for employment. These negative thoughts about aging can lead to an
June is a month generally known for school commencements and weddings. Both are important rituals that help us see our place in the life cycle as they affirm both our past accomplishments and set us upon a future course for the upcoming years. And as parents of graduates and
Since there’s little totally original in the world, we like to share the good ideas others have with you and we like to let you know where we learned of it. After all, we are all trying to create more ease for all generations during the POPcycle. Today we share Penrose Senior