Issues in Aging
- Want to Live in a Great Place? Find an Age-Friendly City—or Town by Leigh Ann Hubbard - Among other things, an age-friendly community is walkable and safe, with opportunities for older people to find a job or volunteer, and to connect with others.
Blog of the Week
- Does She Still Recognize You? by Maggie Sullivan - An acquaintance I ran into at the supermarket stopped me with that question. It was one I got frequently when my mother was in the later stages of Alzheimer’s. The question made me uncomfortable. It seemed intrusive coming from someone…
Desperate for Home Care, Seniors Often Wait Months With Workers in Short Supply
There simply aren’t enough aides to help all the people in need, yet the solution is far from simple.
Kaiser Health News
Calming Computer Jitters: Help for Seniors Who Aren’t Tech-Savvy
While many older adults purchased computers and other devices during the pandemic, 4 out of 10 aren’t comfortable using the technology. Tutors and services are stepping up to ease their fears.
The Elder Index
Where Older Adults Are Most Financially Insecure
Too many of us don’t have the money we need to ensure our security in our later years. Professor Jan Mutchler talks about why we all need to worry about this.
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How to Stay Cool and Safe in a Heat Wave
It’s only July, but this summer has been excessively hot in most parts of the country. Here are some tips to stay healthy.