Grandparents with stroller

Teenagers have such a reputation for being difficult that even grandparents may be inclined to give them a little extra room. Ironically, however, teenagers need family relationships just as much as those little tots and may even have a special need for relationships with their grandparents.

Volunteering

Volunteering is rewarding. It makes you feel that you are accomplishing something, that you are giving back, and that you are helping people. Volunteering also gives you the opportunity to meet people, make new friends and get out of the house. You can volunteer a day or two a week or in some cases even a few hours a day. Of course, some seniors volunteer every day and many volunteer weeks or even months at a time. Perhaps you are interested in volunteering for a charity or non-profit, but don't know where to start. This article may help.

Couple sitting by the tea

You watched Kung Fu, Green Hornet, The Avengers, and Batman when you were young and always wanted to try martial arts, but life happened.  Now you’re settled and ready to start a new chapter, get in shape, and learn to defend yourself, but where do you start?

Get your balance back!

A stroke survivor has the potential to experience traumatic damage throughout his or her body. Making matters even worse, the process of recovery for an individual can feel like an uphill battle with limited options and overwhelming rehabilitation programs. Doing tai chi is one way to help the healing process. According to a study done by the American Heart Association, implementing the ancient Chinese art of tai chi into one’s routine may produce strong results of increased stability and functionality, leading to an overall sense of well being for the stroke survivor.

Office Worker

There’s a good chance that age will hurt your job chances, especially if you’re in your 50s or older, based on a recent Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco study. It isn’t easy to win a lawsuit proving that age was the reason you weren’t hired or were fired, but Forbes suggests four ways you may be able to do it.

Prevent Money Scams

Millions of older adults fall prey to financial scams every year. Use these tips from NCOA and the Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement to protect yourself or an older adult you know.

Places to meet people

If your life is feeling a little humdrum, it's time to get out of the house and start meeting new people. Sometimes that's easier said than done, but the trick is knowing where to go to meet other seniors who share your interests in order to find real compatibility, and maybe even real love.