Benefits of Pet Therapy

Michelle Seitzer

There's no shortage of research touting the therapeutic benefits of the human-animal connection, whether it's through an official pet therapy program or via the four-legged fur babies under your own roof. Here, we'll share stories and statistics that show just how helpful and healing... Continue


Life Is a Highway: Would You Like to Drive It All Night Long?

Susanna Smith

Whether you’re taking a quick trip to the grocery store or traveling across the country on vacation, driving can be enjoyable. But as you age, being behind the wheel may be less fun, comfortable or carefree as it once was. Here’s an easy way to create a plan for driving wellness,... Continue


How to Practice Self-Care to Avoid Caregiver Burnout

Michelle Seitzer

In just five years, the number of caregivers in the U.S. has increased from 43.5 million to 53 million, according to 2020 data from the National Alliance for Caregiving (NAC) and AARP. That means one in five Americans is currently a family caregiver. In tandem with the increase in... Continue


How to Tame That Kitchen Flame

The Hartford Center for Mature Market Excellence

Meal times are the most cherished part of the day for many people, but preparing a meal also has its risks. Cooking has long been the most common cause of fires in American homes, with kitchen fires accounting for half of all home fires – nearly 173,000 per year. These fires cause 21%... Continue



Now that the New Year is here, you may be ready to make some changes to become more fit and healthy. It's easy to get so excited about new fitness goals that you try to resume your best workout routine from 10 or 20 years ago. That's not always a good idea,... Continue