Why develop an exercise habit now? Because 75-year-olds who've been doing it for decades may have the cardiovascular systems of people in their 40s and the muscles of 20-somethings, researchers found. Read the full article at: www.npr.org
Jimmy Potters owns and operates Jimmy Potters Studio and Workshop in Fairfax, VA, and he graciously spoke to us about the benefits of clay therapy for seniors and those who may be suffering from conditions such as depression or dementia. From using hands and muscles to work and shape the [...]
Despite the growing number of over-65 people in this country, many of our aging loved ones struggle with feeling lonely and isolated. Without social interaction with family and friends, later years of life can be sad and even dangerous. It’s important to explore the causes and risk factors for senior isolation, and to be [...]
Are you concerned that a loved one may be hoarding? Our latest article explores the psychology behind hoarding and provides helpful tips on understanding and addressing this potentially hazardous situation.
June 15 was World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, and a local AARP-sponsored at the University of Maryland Baltimore Campus featured an appearance by renowned scammer Frank Abagnale. Abagnale's name rose to prominence after the release of his book, "Catch Me if You Can," and the Steven Spielberg movie of the same name where he was [...]