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Relationship Stress for Seniors

Posted by on Jul 1, 2016

It is widely known that once a major change happens in our lives, whether it is related to our kids moving out or with a new job or with the loss of someone dear, the stress levels sky-rocket. Once we grow older, the stress levels can be even higher and that can do a lot of damage to our entire relationship. One of the major problems seniors have to deal with is related to retirement. Once we retire, we have this feeling as if we have lost something. Working for as long as we can remember, in an environment where we made friends, we got to know people, to like them, made us feel a little stressful, but being retired can be a lot...

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Many Seniors Prefer to Stay at Home

Posted by on Jul 1, 2016

According to recent surveys, the majority of the Americans over 50 prefer to remain at home when they get older, and not to be sent at a nursing home. However, this sort of lifestyle can be quite costly, and not too many of them can afford it. On top of that, the elder require support services, as many of them become unable to take care of themselves in the proper manner when they reach a certain age. Beryl O’Connor is one of the people who managed to stay at home, but she benefited from a very helpful community. She just turned 80, and for the past 18 years, since her husband dies, she lived alone in her home. The importance...

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New Year’s Eve Special Menu

Posted by on Jun 30, 2016

We always want the table to be filled with  New Year`s goodies: with exotic foods, beautifully arranged and traditional products and drinks. Most times, guests gather around the table and, with so many available, they are also looking to have fun. Most importantly, the night of the year is to have a beautifully decorated table or  Swedish buffet, with simple dishes, tasty and fresh and that, above all, do not you take three days to prepare. Some ideas for the New Years`s Eve menu Meatballs with sesame Ingredients: 500 g chicken breast, 2 slices of white bread, salt, pepper, 2...

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Negative View on Life Causes Bad Health

Posted by on Jun 30, 2016

It seems that we are what we think and what we feel. Researchers have recently discovered that people who are old and who have a negative view about life, have higher chances of getting ill, than those who are optimistic. Old people are still seen as incompetent and burdens, and it is no surprise that people have fears about getting old. What Did the Study Reveal? For the study conducted by the Baltimore Longitudinal Study of Aging, the researchers used information from 440 men and women. The study began in 1968, by the time when the participants were with ages between 18 and 49. The researchers collected data about their...

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Are You Ready to Retire?

Posted by on Jun 29, 2016

It is very important to have a healthy finance, just like it is important to have a healthy lifestyle. However, that might be easier said than done. There are many people who reach the age of 65, the retirement age, only to discover that they do not have enough money saved. Because of this, it is important to make the right preparations from an earlier age. You can never be too careful about this important aspect of life. Estimate the Amount of Money You Will Need It is very important to do a retirement calculation, way before you reach the retirement age. You need to know how much you need to save in order to be able to live...

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Ways of Improving Your Sex Life

Posted by on Jun 29, 2016

There are lots of cases when couples who are over the age of 50, quit having sex, or even if they do it, they do it very rare. They might feel tired; they might not feel in the mood, the reasons are varied. People might feel pains and aches which can influence one’s life. Experts have stated that in order to be able to have sex without pains, it is advisable to take anti-inflammatory pills one hour before doing the deed. Try new things There are cases when making love, or sex, causes some discomforts. Some positions might put pressure on the back, the neck, and so on, and in time, the pain can get unbearable. One of the ways...

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Taking Care of An Older Pet

Posted by on Jun 28, 2016

Puppies and kittens are very cute, and they need lots of attention. You take care of them as if they were human babies: you feed them; you clean after them, and so on. However, the old dogs and the old cats need attention as well. In the United States of America, more than 45 million cats and dogs have become seniors. Just like in the case of humans, when they get older their bone density starts to become less dense, and their metabolism slows down. However, thanks to the evolution of technology and of medicine, certain problems such as urinary incontinence, arthritis, and even cancer have a chance. Take care of his body There...

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