9 Reasons Senior Citizens Love the Internet August 13, 2017 by Jennifer Grey Seniors & Technology - Seniors can remember long before the Internet existed—and yet now, we live in a world that’s dependent on it. This can be jarring to some seniors. But others embrace the Internet and all it brings fully. And the truth is, the Internet can enrich the lives of seniors in dozens of ways. Here are just … Continue reading "9 Reasons Senior Citizens Love the Internet" Having Trouble Finding a Primary Care Doctor? What to Do August 13, 2017 by Jennifer Grey Senior Health - If you’re about to turn 65 and qualify for Medicare, take note—you may have to switch doctors. With many primary care doctors not accepting Medicare, it’s not unusual for people who qualify to suddenly be faced with the necessity of switching from a doctor they’ve had for years. Primary care doctors are becoming rare in … Continue reading "Having Trouble Finding a Primary Care Doctor? What to Do" What Is a Reverse Mortgage – And Is It a Good Idea? August 13, 2017 by Jennifer Grey Family Issues, Articles, Financial Planning for Seniors - A reverse mortgage is a type of loan where the bank makes available the value of the home’s equity. The homeowner can withdraw the principal of the mortgage in a lump sum, in monthly payments, as a revolving line of credit, or in a combination of these options. With a conventional mortgage, the homeowner pays … Continue reading "What Is a Reverse Mortgage – And Is It a Good Idea?" Senior Activity Guide August 13, 2017 by Jennifer Grey Family Issues - Maintaining your health as you enter your golden years is an important part of preventing or reducing the symptoms of various diseases. Getting regular exercise can even help you ward off unwanted injuries like unnecessary sprains or falls. Balanced with a nutritious diet and the proper warm-up techniques, physical activity can be enormously beneficial to … Continue reading "Senior Activity Guide" Loved One In the Hospital? How to Be Their Advocate August 13, 2017 by Jennifer Grey Senior Health - If someone you love is in the hospital, this can be a bewildering, stressful, and painful time. And although ideally everyone in the hospital would receive the same level of excellent care, this is not always the case. Many hospitals are understaffed, and care providers sometimes struggle with giving the best treatment to everyone. Those … Continue reading "Loved One In the Hospital? How to Be Their Advocate" What Kind of Care Can You Expect From an Independent Living Facility? August 13, 2017 by Jennifer Grey Featured, Articles, Independent Living, Senior Health - Recently, 87-year-old Lorraine Bayless—a resident of Glenwood Gardens Skilled Nursing Facility in Bakersfield, California—collapsed on the ground. A nurse at the facility called 911, but would not give Ms. Bayless CPR—telling the dispatcher it was against the facility’s policy. Ms. Bayless was pronounced dead soon after being transported to a hospital. According to accounts, the … Continue reading "What Kind of Care Can You Expect From an Independent Living Facility?" The 10 Most Popular Hobbies for People Over 65 August 13, 2017 by Jennifer Grey Independent Living - Most seniors look forward to retiring—and pursuing lifetime hobbies or passions. Others wonder how they’ll fill the time. The truth is that after your time at work is over, your hobbies take its place—and can fill your days with purpose and enjoyment. Here’s a List of Ten of The Most Popular Hobbies Out There for … Continue reading "The 10 Most Popular Hobbies for People Over 65" How to Improve Your Relationship With Your Son or Daughter-in-Law August 13, 2017 by Jennifer Grey Family Issues - Gaining a new son or daughter-in-law can be a source of joy. But it can also be a source of stress for parents. The new in-law is now a member of your family—that you didn’t get to choose. The new in-law may do things differently or have a different outlook than the rest of your … Continue reading "How to Improve Your Relationship With Your Son or Daughter-in-Law" Senior Housing: Making The Best Decision August 13, 2017 by Jennifer Grey Family Issues - When it comes to living arrangements, senior citizens have lots of options to choose from. Some seniors live independently at home while others move into assisted living facilities. Furthermore, some seniors hire caregivers to help them so they can continue to live at home. The living situation of a senior citizen depends upon how much … Continue reading "Senior Housing: Making The Best Decision" Staying Active In Retirement By Housingforseniors.com August 13, 2017 by Jennifer Grey Senior Health - Exercise is not just a youthful endeavor. A healthy lifestyle that contains an exercise program is important for anyone, but it becomes even more important as a person ages. Exercise keeps the body fit as it promotes blood flow; but it also helps to keep the mind active. A good practice for a retired person … Continue reading "Staying Active In Retirement By Housingforseniors.com"