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We Depend on Social Security
July 10, 2018 – 4:47 pm | Comments Off on We Depend on Social Security
We Depend on Social Security

A recent study comes as no surprise – the majority of seniors count on their social security for a chunk of their income during retirement. For many it’s their only source of income. This trend continues …

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Technology Will Help Keep Us Living At Home
July 10, 2018 – 4:44 pm | Comments Off on Technology Will Help Keep Us Living At Home

Research aimed at keeping elders safely in their homes is underway at Georgia Institute of Technology. Sensors that measure steadiness of gait, communicate if one left their stove on, or monitor a resident’s health, are …

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Medications Come With Risks
July 10, 2018 – 4:42 pm | Comments Off on Medications Come With Risks
Medications Come With Risks

The class of medications,  benzodiazepines, often prescribed for anxiety or sleeplessness can be a mixed bag for those who are aging. Older people are especially vulnerable to the side effects and addictive qualities of drugs. …

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Go Further With Food
July 10, 2018 – 4:35 pm | Comments Off on Go Further With Food
Go Further With Food

Somerville Cambridge Elder Services gives pointers for making the most of your shopping, cooking, and dining time. Don’t forget to check out the article links for some great recipes  to honor April as National Nutrition …

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