For many older adults, health issues and limitations can keep them from socializing the way they once did. Pet therapy for senior citizens is quickly becoming an uplifting experience for them. Mostly living alone, seniors can struggle with depression, loneliness, and poor physical health. Linda Anderson works with seniors in […]

Pet Therapy for Senior Citizens

November is long-term care awareness month.
November is Long-term Care Awareness Month. November is designated as long-term care awareness month. This campaign’s focus is on educating Americans about the importance of long-term care insurance. If you have never considered Long Term Care Insurance (LTC), take some time now to go through these statistics. U.S. Health and […]

Majority Of Seniors Will Eventually Need Long-Term Care

Allie: I’m Allie Shipman, and I’m a new recruit with Empower brokerage. I’ll be working closely with John Shinn, our product specialist on senior products. We’re going to do a web and video series on Medicare, focusing on all your options. There are two ways to get Medicare, and today […]

Dynamic Duo: Medicare Basics

As the old saying goes, grandchildren are your reward for putting up with your children. Being a grandparent lets you experience the pleasant aspects of raising kids without the more stressful bits. You get to experience the unconditional love, teach them new experiences, and watch the grow. Most grandparents won’t have […]

How Grandchildren Can Keep You Healthy

Benefits of Intergenerational Relationships Though the interests of a young person and an older adult may differ, there are unique benefits to intergenerational relationships. Intergenerational Programs Retirement communities, assisted-living centers, and other facilities for older adults are implementing programs in which young people and residents can interact. During visits, children […]

Benefits of Intergenerational Relationships