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Natural disasters and emergencies can happen at any time, often without warning, and according to recent research from the American Red Cross, older adults are often more vulnerable and experience more casualties after natural disasters when compared to other age groups. That’s why it’s so important for seniors – and those who care for them…

As winter gives way to warmer weather, you might start to feel it in the air – the first hint of spring…cleaning! Spring cleaning is all about making the home tidier and less cluttered, but for a senior it’s also about safety. Every year, 3 million seniors in the U.S. are treated for injuries sustained…

One of the best parts about being retired is the ability to travel where you want, when you want, and National Parks are one of the best places to book for senior travel! National Parks cover more than 84.6 million acres (or 3.4%) of the United States, however they’re often overlooked when it comes time…

Loneliness is more than just a negative feeling; it can take a heavy toll on a person’s health and well-being. Although anyone can become lonely, as we age, there are changes to our health that can put older people at particular risk. For example, a senior may live alone or be unable to participate in…

There it is–black finish, large touch screen display and easy-to-use functions. A flashing white light illuminates on your home caption phone and alerts you to an incoming call from your daughter. It’s even accompanied by a ringing sound loud enough for you to hear. It doesn’t stop there. You answer the call, and your phone…

Winter is the perfect time to enjoy cozy, delicious comfort food that warms you from the inside out. Whether it’s a steaming bowl of soup or a hearty casserole, there are so many great winter comfort food recipes to choose from that can help boost your hearing health. With the holiday season behind us and…

The fresh start of a new year provides an opportunity for new goals for the year ahead. This is when many people resolve to eat healthier and exercise more. If these resolutions resonate with you, then this blog is a great place to start! Of course, there are many benefits to focusing on health and…

You’ve done it! Shopping for gifts this year has been surprisingly easy, and you’ve finally gotten around to crossing names off your list. But you’re not quite finished yet, are you? Finding gifts for seniors can be a challenge. Thankfully, we’ve got a holiday gift guide for seniors that can help you find the perfect…

Let’s play a game! Play is an important part of life – no matter how old you are. Games are a great way to have fun on your own or with a group. They offer many benefits in a short period of time. Play is particularly important as we age, for many reasons:   Encourages…

Veterans Day is an important time to honor our veterans and thank them for their service and sacrifice for our country. Often as a result of their service, veterans experience hearing loss due to their exposure to loud noises – such as working in an airplane hangar or proximity to an explosion. According to a…

FEDERAL LAW PROHIBITS ANYONE BUT REGISTERED USERS WITH HEARING LOSS FROM USING INTERNET PROTOCOL (IP) CAPTIONED TELEPHONES WITH THE CAPTIONS TURNED ON. IP Captioned Telephone Service may use a live operator. The operator generates captions of what the other party to the call says. These captions are then sent to your phone. There is a cost for each minute of captions generated, paid from a federally administered fund.