Arriving Safe and Sound

Arriving Safe and Sound

Knowing the risks and taking precautions for senior drivers Walter Jones had considered himself a safe driver since he was a teenager. In nearly 60 years, he had received only one parking ticket and a warning from a police officer for speeding. Since his 75th...
Legal Considerations for Seniors

Legal Considerations for Seniors

Proper preparation can bring piece of mind I consider myself a planner. I like to know ahead of time what needs to be done this weekend, next week, even for next summer’s vacation. But when it comes to legal and financial issues that should be addressed, I, like many...
Lessons From the Blue Zones

Lessons From the Blue Zones

Analyzing centenarians and the keys to a long and happy life Do you want to live to be 100 years old? Most people I speak with on my travels say “no,” with the caveat that if they could be guaranteed good health and happiness, they might consider it. Living a century...
From one caregiver to another…

From one caregiver to another…

Dealing with dementia-related care takes knowledge and patience Over 30 years ago, I started working with families and professional caregivers of people dealing with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, as the executive director of an Alzheimer’s Association chapter....