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How to Take the Car Keys Away from Elderly Parents

by Matt Myers

In most families, there will come a time to discuss when to take the car keys away from an aging parent. Family caregivers may begin to fear that their loved one is no longer safe behind the wheel or that they are endangering others by continuing to drive.

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When and How to Take Out Retirement Funds

by Matt Myers

Those nearing retirement age may be thinking about when to start tapping into retirement savings. Making this decision can be difficult, and there are several rules around when and how you can access these funds.

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How to Wear and Find Senior-Friendly Footwear

by Matt Myers

Footwear is an important consideration for most people of all ages. Shoes should be comfortable, functional, and – dare we say – stylish. As you age, however, different aspects of footwear will become more important, especially when it comes to fall prevention.

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How to Keep Seniors Safe Online

by Matt Myers

Getting online is an excellent way for seniors to remain active, social, and learning. However, everyone should take precautions when they use the internet, regardless of age.

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Easy Home Renovation Projects for Seniors

by Matt Myers

With warm weather ahead and winter in the distant future, seniors are looking for easy ways to improve their homes. Feeling comfortable inside the house is the easiest way to improve happiness and overall wellbeing. Plus, investing in a project is a great way to stay physically and mentally active.

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How to Make Your Home Accessible – 5 Easy Projects

by Matt Myers

Transitioning into a life of limited mobility is never easy. From ramps and stair lifts to medical alert systems, there are strategies for making homes more comfortable for their elderly residents.

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How to Garden with Limited Mobility

by Matt Myers

Gardening is a popular hobby among seniors, and with good reason. It’s healthy, physically stimulating, and outdoors – all factors that can lead to a more fulfilling life as an elderly person.

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Summer Activities that are Safe and Fun for Seniors

by Matt Myers

The weather is getting nicer, which means you might be itching to spend more time outside. The summer months are an excellent opportunity for older folks to spend time connecting with friends and family while outdoors.

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Best Side Job Ideas for Seniors

by Matt Myers

Getting a side job can be a great experience for seniors. But once you decide to pick up a part-time job, which options should you prioritize?

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Avoiding Dehydration: Tips to Help Seniors Drink More Water

by Matt Myers

With summer on the horizon, seniors might be looking for ways to remain healthy during the seasonal change. Summer brings with it a wealth of opportunity: more occasions to socialize, nicer weather, and more reasons to get outside.

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