World Elder Abuse Prevention Day will be recognized on June 15th to raise awareness of this health problem that is a largely unreported and often neglected issue in the United States. Financial scams and neglect are a few ways elders are abused. Many times the abuse goes unreported. Learn more about elder abuse and how you can help prevent it.
As part of LPi’s continued efforts to make Senior Space the most comprehensive, yet easy-to-use, member management system on the market for senior centers, we are excited to announce Release 2.0, which features two new add-on modules — Transportation and Meals — as well as updates to the Reports feature.
Having a four-legged, furry companion is good for our mental and physical well-being. That’s true at any age, including during retirement. A pet provides unconditional love and a sympathetic ear on difficult days. For older adults, the health benefits of having a pet are numerous.
In many states across the country, May signals the start of the strawberry picking season. Not only do the delicious, heart-shaped red berries bring brightness to a table that may have lacked color through a cold and drab winter, they are packed full of vitamins and nutrients.
Most of us know we own too much stuff. We feel the weight and burden of our clutter. For those seniors transitioning to a new chapter in life, decluttering and downsizing can be a daunting. However, with a little planning and preparation, downsizing and decluttering can be a liberating and satisfying experience for all involved.
While it’s true that much of the ultraviolet (UV) damage to the skin happens during childhood and adolescence, that doesn’t mean your skin should be unprotected in adulthood. As we head in to the hottest months of the year, it’s important to take a few minutes to learn more about skin safety.
It’s the digital age. We seem to be swamped with online communication. Yet if your senior center wants to communicate consistently and effectively with your members and the community at large, email marketing could be a good fit for you.
It’s so important that seniors eat protein throughout the day, starting with breakfast. But instead of grabbing your frying pan for a traditional morning meal of fried eggs, bacon, and toast, consider serving up this heart-healthy vegetable quiche that ditches the crust (and fat) but not the flavor.
Are you familiar with virtual physician visits? Here’s a quick look at the advantages and disadvantages of virtual visits for senior citizens. As primary care physicians and specialists are busier than ever, patient wait times are getting longer.