These days, our senior citizens can have access to all sorts of therapies to strengthen them as they age, such as music therapy, reminiscence therapy, and nature therapy. Nature therapy, in particular, is a branch of therapy focusing on the connection between humans and nature. People who study nature therapy
How Our Bodies Change As We Age Getting older is characterized by undergoing a series of biological, psychological and social changes. As we get older, the very units of life, our cells, generally start to slow their metabolic processes. This happens for two reasons: firstly as we are exposed to
We at POP notice that, whenever we blog about seniors and sex – whether the topic is about sex in nursing homes, finding partners, aging bodies – we get a large audience. Men pay more attention and interact more often. What does this increase in interest and attention
You POParents May Be Eligible for Valuable Financial Payout to Provide Loving Care to Your Aging Loved Ones: Check It Out!!
Attention all CALIFORNIA POParents!! You and I have very important and under-used benefits — in the form of cash— from the Family Leave Act. Benefits pay out as much as $1,216 a week. The law provides substantial money to those who need to take time off from work to care
As long as aging parents are handling their own finances and managing day-to-day living at home, adult children don’t think much about needing to know the location of their parents’ important documents. However, a parent’s unexpected health event could precipitate an immediate need to get your hands on key information
If so, you’ll find this article useful both to distinguish what these three different experiences are, how they may impact YOUR health, and some things to repair your emotional state. The potentially harmful effects of loneliness and social isolation on health and longevity, especially among older adults, are well established.
YOU CAN BE SINGLE, AGING, BEAUTIFUL, BELOVED (OR NOT) AND STILL HAVE A THRIVING SEX AND INTIMACY LIFE
Here’s a very complete article from Harvard Health on sexuality and intimate relationships and how all of that is — and is NOT — affected by our aging. Please feel free to comment and share it with your loved ones! Fantasies can help rev up your sex life. Myths, on
Ever thought about things you’d do differently when you’re “old? How old would that be? How mature would you like to become? Article originally published in the New York Times Soon after my 50th birthday, 10 years ago, I started keeping a list of “Things I will do/things I won’t do
We here at POP like to remind both our aging community and those POParenting them that healthy aging involves leaning on four legs, like a table. Leg #1: a healthy body; Leg #2: enough money Leg #3: a spiritual base to lean on; Leg #4: a good social life –