Thousands of seniors in the United States volunteer in their local communities. Volunteering can allow you to connect to others and do something you genuinely care about during retirement. Do you know how to get involved in your community?
Activities to Do with Grandparents
The relationship between a grandparent and a grandchild is unique, and spending time together is the best way to help it grow. If you’re looking for activities to do with grandparents, we’ve got some great ideas.
How to Make a Care Package
When you can’t see a loved one regularly, finding ways to show them that you care can be challenging. Care packages can be thoughtful and valuable ways to support a loved one from afar. Scroll down to learn how to make a care package for someone in an assisted living community.
Easter Crafts for Seniors
Spring has arrived, and that means Easter is right around the corner! Are you ready to celebrate with your friends and loved ones? Make this year one to remember with these Easter crafts for seniors.
Valentine’s Day Trivia for Seniors
Who doesn’t need a good icebreaker on Valentine’s Day? There’s no better conversation starter than an amazing fun fact or two. You can catch your particular person’s interest with this Valentine’s Day trivia for seniors.
Easy Hobbies for Seniors
Have you heard the jokes about people who are busy being retired? Some imagine that leaving the working world behind means transforming life into a never-ending weekend that’s full of lazy days. Others know that would quickly grow boring. They find ways to stay active and involved. Exploring a hobby is a fantastic way to …
How to Build Strong Friendships in Your Senior Years
One of the loveliest things about aging is the wisdom you gain along the way. But remember, wisdom isn’t just about knowing things. It’s also about recognizing when you need to learn something new. We make friends throughout our lives, but in our senior years, it’s not quite as simple as running up to a …
Surprising Benefits of Jigsaw Puzzles
While some might say that completing a jigsaw puzzle is pointless, these people are clearly missing one (or many!) pieces of the puzzle. Not only is a puzzle a great way to relax, unwind, and unplug, but also it’s a fun activity for people of all ages. Puzzles of varying degrees of difficulty are available, …
How to Maintain Social Connections as You Age
There’s no question that maintaining social connections as you grow older is important. As the National Institute on Aging points out, numerous studies demonstrate that social isolation and loneliness are not just unpleasant; they’re linked with increased risks for serious health problems like heart disease, depression, and cognitive decline. How do you make new connections and …
Fun Gadgets for Seniors
While it may seem like kids today grow up with cell phones, tablets, and other devices in their hands, technology isn’t just for the young. People of all ages can appreciate a great gadget. In fact, a clever gizmo can make life easier and more enjoyable, and that’s certainly something people with a bit of …