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Bipolar disorder usually affects teens and young adults aged 15-24, however, it can affect people of all ages. Furthermore, the number of seniors with this disorder is expected to increase as the population ages. In fact, 10% of the newly diagnosed patients today are over the age of 50. And although studies have found that bipolar disorder occurs for men and women equally, when it appears in adults over age 50, women are twice as likely to have these symptoms as men. read more

Most of us have heard time and time again: It is important to get your documents in order so your loved ones will know what to do upon your death. What will happen to your personal belongings? How about your debts? read more

Dementia Activities

Published November 01, 2021 by Donna Mae Scheib

Although the condition has no known cure, there are many activities for dementia patients that may mitigate the loss of memory and cognition or even improve an individual's condition. Many loved ones of seniors find themselves in the position of communicating with their aging loved one through various stages of dementia (often Alzheimer's particularly), so it becomes very important to keep them active and engaged. read more

Seniors and Technology

Published October 25, 2021 by Chad Scheib

Seniors are getting more and more interested in using computers. Recent studies revealed that nearly 70% of adults over age 65 who live in the US use the internet (that's a 20% increase in the past 5 years!) with many of these individuals stating they use social media daily. In addition, close to 1/3 of those adults who indicated they use a computer also play online games. As this trend continues for seniors to increasingly use technology, it is important to look at some key factors to consider before purchasing a device: whether a desktop computer, laptop computer or tablet. read more

Blue Zones are specific geographic areas in the world where a significant number of people live long and healthy lives. Specifically, a high number of people live to age 100 and older while also avoiding serious health issues that plague many Americans like heart disease, diabetes, and cancer. read more

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