Boomers want to stay home

To quote Cecelia Ahem – “Home isn’t a place, it’s a feeling.” …it’s your happy place, and many baby boomers are intending to “age in place”. According to AARP, 73% of people 45 years of age and older say they strongly prefer to stay in their current residence as long as possible – even though Read More

Elderly Self-Neglect

Self-neglect is a  growing problem among seniors Self-neglect among the elderly is a growing problem that commonly goes unreported, according to a new survey of eldercare experts. The survey which was conducted by the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM) finds that self-neglect among seniors is the most common form of elderly abuse/neglect Read More

What’s happiness? Think like an older person

Older people find happiness in the “ordinary” things that others take for granted.  Young people seek extraordinary experiences—experiences that are novel, exciting, and provide bragging rights. By contrast, older people can find happiness in the so-called ordinary experiences of life—familiar, peaceful, and predictable events. Seniors tend to stop pining for that fabulous trip to the Top Read More