Contrasting Concerns for Older Adults: Virus and Isolation Both Carry Risks

“Loneliness can be worse than obesity, alcoholism, or smoking. We consider it our epidemic.” — Ann Sutton Burke   What can older adults and those who love them do, when isolation from COVID-19 and the need for socialization come into conflict? Though we know that socialization plays a role in everyone’s health, no matter the Read more about Contrasting Concerns for Older Adults: Virus and Isolation Both Carry Risks[…]

Home for the Holidays: What to Look for with Older Adult Family Members

During the holiday season, many of us visit or are visited by our aging parents or relatives—often for the first time in months. Having awareness about specific changes in older adults that might be cause for concern is knowledge that can benefit all involved. This year, when gathering with your family for Chanukah or other Read more about Home for the Holidays: What to Look for with Older Adult Family Members[…]

Finding a Career When You are 60 or Better

For those 60 and better, switching careers or finding an encore career after retirement can be challenging. With advances in modern medicine, people are living longer, healthier lives; and as Baby Boomers near retirement, many find that they can’t afford to or don’t want to retire. Whether you are looking for a career change, are Read more about Finding a Career When You are 60 or Better[…]