Caregiving Roles: The Entertainment Director

A daughter makes sure her mother stays active and engaged despite her dementia AARP, November 16, 2017 GREG KAHN For Loretta Woodward Veney, it’s important that she keeps her mother, Doris, active and on the move. Loretta Woodward Veney, 58, of Clinton, Md., is...

6 Mother’s Day Gifts Without the Price Tag

Thoughtful ways to show love that don’t cost much — or anything by Robin L. Flanigan, AARP, April 28, 2022 ERIC AUDRAS/GETTY IMAGES There’s a lot of pressure to find that perfect Mother’s Day present. A gift should be thoughtful, unique and express the...

5 Exercises That Can Keep Your Brain Sharp

Physical activity can boost memory, improve thinking, even lower dementia risks — and it’s not too late to start by Hallie Levine, AARP, March 2, 2022 GETTY IMAGES We’ve known for some time that what’s good for your heart is good for your brain. This is especially...

What Are the Benefits of a Medical Alert System for Seniors?

Many doctors may encourage seniors to wear portable monitors to check on their blood pressure, heart rate or other medical conditions. These devices can come in smartwatches, blood pressure cuffs and glucose monitors. Using this method, sometimes called “automated...

Feeling Younger Could Help You Live Longer

Feeling Younger Could Help You Live Longer How old you feel may be more important than your actual ageby Rachel Nania, AARP, October 29, 2019 WESTEND61/GETTY IMAGES It’s not uncommon for Paula Lester’s jaw to drop when she spots a patient’s age on...