One Typo Could Cost You Your Computer

Q. My sister-in-law Janet is always on Facebook. She loves seeing what her children and grandchildren are up to, catching up with old friends, and playing Scrabble. She is a quick typist, and one day, in her haste, she recalls … [Read more...]

Must Read: Fluoride May Be Toxic for Seniors

Throughout most of our lives, we hear dentists tell us to use fluoride rinses and to drink tap water because the fluoride in it protects our teeth. When we go to the dentist, at our bi-annual cleanings, we often get a fluoride … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Home Modifications for Fall Prevention

Dear Angel, We just found out that my father will be moving in with us. He is in his 70’s, has Parkinson’s, arthritis, and is in a wheelchair a lot of the time. We don’t have much money to renovate, but we want to make sure … [Read more...]

A New White House Report on Technology for Seniors

Technology is playing a larger role in the lives of seniors, enabling them to be engaged, connected, mentally active, and physically safe. In fact, boomers are a part of one of the fastest growing demographics in terms of usage of … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Beware of Woodchucks

Dear Angel, The other day a man from a "tree company" came to my door, and pressured me to cut down branches that he said would damage my house in the next big storm. He asked me for payment upfront. When my wife came home, she … [Read more...]

State of the Union: Status of Senior Programs

Q. My husband and I watched the State of the Union address on Tuesday night, until we fell asleep. We heard a little bit about Social Security and Medicare, but couldn't get the complete gist of what President Obama was saying. If … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: Don’t Become a Victim of Phishing

Dear Commander Bun Bun, I was baking cookies with my mother the other day, when she took a break to check her email. She told me that one of her emails from the bank seemed really important and she thought she should answer … [Read more...]

Seniors Should Be Thankful For This. . .

This week, we celebrate Thanksgiving, making it an ideal time to give thanks and reflect on the positive things that have happened over the past year. Below are twelve of our blog articles from 2015 that make us and many of our … [Read more...]

Critter Corner: What Happens When Seniors Can No Longer Care for Their Pets?

Dear Angel, My miniature poodle, Moose, and my cat, Scooter, have been my constant companions since my husband died six years ago. They are the only warm blooded creatures that really depend on me. My dog and I usually take a … [Read more...]

Is Tai Chi for Me?

Dear Ernie and Jannette, My neighbor, Harry, is 80 years old and has gotten really into Tai Chi. He says it helps him stay fit, maintain balance, and avoid falls. I am 77, have arthritis and high blood pressure, and am not sure … [Read more...]