Seniors looking to meet other seniors have many options when it comes to making social contacts. Whether it's social media, online, or in person, you can find others who share your interests and expand your social circle.

You’re never too old to start hiking. To the contrary, hiking is one of the most beneficial activities for seniors. By venturing into the great outdoors, seniors can remain vigorous and capable of living their golden years to the fullest.

Believe it or not, the process of planning a vacation can be an enjoyable one. Even the part where you determine how to pay for it. You read that right. Just figuring out how to pull off your next getaway gives you a sense of relief and control that makes the actual trip all the more fun. Here are five steps to making it happen.

Whether you’re needing new contacts, getting new glasses, scheduling your first routine eye exam, or having a problem with your vision, a quick search online for eye doctors may leave you scratching your head. Is an optometrist or ophthalmologist best? And where do opticians fit in?

There are several Medicare as well as charity run prescription drug plans that cater to serving senior citizens and that can often help them pay for any medications they need. The cost for the coverage varies, and some agencies may provide plans for free while others come with low costs. Many pharmaceutical companies also provide free financial assistance to the elderly in an effort to lower some of the costs for them.

When parents are unable to raise their children, grandparents often step in. In the U.S., there are millions of grandparents raising grandchildren. These families are often called “grandfamilies.” Of course raising your own grandchildren is not without it’s challenges, but it can also be rewarding.

Cycling is a form of low-impact exercise seniors can enjoy. It also offers seniors a sense of freedom and way to get from place to place if driving is no longer an option. Plus, you never forget how to ride a bike.