Senior citizens' lives are affected by many federal, state and local laws and regulations. Many depend on the government for such things as housing, basic income and health care. Many find it confusing dealing with government agencies. Sometimes help is needed with the "red tape" so that benefits are not lost. But there is help, at little or no cost, to people 60 years of age and over who need legal assistance. Find out your legal rights and how to protect those rights.

How many times have you peered into the refrigerator and discovered, way in the back, a container that’s been stashed there for weeks, overlooked and forgotten? You’re not alone: A survey from Glad found that nearly half (44%) of Americans have found an item in their fridge in the past month that they didn’t realize was there. For environmental, social and financial reasons, it makes sense for us to get smarter about fully using the food we purchase. That means getting smarter about leftovers.

Be a better and faster cleaner with these clever ideas that use why-didn't-I-think-of-that tools and creative techniques that help take the work out of your chore list. So tuck these ideas into your bag of tricks and consider your home cleaning done.

Most men would prefer to maintain strength and robustness as they age. There are many ways to maintain a high level of health and energy through the years, but disease, surgery, and Father Time sometimes gang up and make men feel as if their best years are behind them. Still, you don't have to take frailty lying down. Here's how to be strong despite your age.

Bullying is a very serious issue and causes misery to the child and their family. It can be really hard for a child to seek help or support if they are being bullied, and they may not let their family know about the bullying in the first instance. Grandparents can play a vital role in encouraging their grandchildren to talk to them. If you regularly provide childcare for your grandchildren, you may be the first to see possible signs, and the first person your grandchild will turn to.

Adjusting to being an empty nester can be difficult for some parents. Take these steps to ease your transition to your new and soon-to-be wonderful life.

Christmas decorations are symbolic, festive and joyous. However, they spoil if you leave them up too long. They look out of place as the New Year loses its shiny newness. It's best not to leave decorations up too long, and it shows good etiquette. You don't have to take your ornamentation down the day after Christmas, or even by the first of the year. But don't let your tree, lights and figures linger too long into January.