While the coronavirus outbreak is a risk for all ages, experts have made it clear that older Americans are particularly vulnerable to this dangerous virus. In Washington State – where the outbreak started – a nursing home was the center of the first confirmed U.S. fatalities of Covid-19, resulting in
Helpful Information for Seniors
The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a disease can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults and children. Coping with stress will make you, the people you care about, and your community stronger. For more information, visit the CDC.gov
Hearing is not something you lose overnight. For most adults, a loss of hearing comes gradually, especially as you get older. Hearing loss with Americans is much more widespread, then most people realize. Age-related hearing loss affects just about one in three people. Many of these people are well into
It is understandable why a close relationship with your grandchildren will have a positive effect on their life. An overwhelming amount of research has gone into this topic, and psychologists and social scientists alike are all in agreement. Studies continue to reveal the importance of a child’s relationship with their
Choosing a senior living facility for you or a parent can be a stressful, emotionally draining experience. Not only is it a significant lifestyle change, but costs can be prohibitive when you require senior living a situation with personal care, such as an assisted living community or memory care provider.
In retirement, one of the possible risks to seniors is feelings of isolation. This can be due to numerous reasons including medical conditions that limit mobility or the ability to socialize (such as hearing loss), geographical barriers, shrinking social circles and most notably, the fact that across the globe, seniors