Even though “Jenny” exhibited many of the established elder abuse risk factors, she did not become a victim of elder abuse herself. She possessed four qualities that helped her live at home alone, thrive despite disability, and remain abuse-free. Read more for how she was able to live life on her terms.
Now that we are living longer, we may wonder whether retiring at a “normal retirement age” of 65 or 66 or 67 is such a good idea. Some of us want to work longer and are able to do so. Some of us want a different kind of job, perhaps something less physically demanding, with shorter hours or less stress.
Read more for 3 online websites that aid the elderly with job searches.
The Texas Senate on Tuesday gave unanimous approval to a bill designed to identify children with mental health needs and direct them to treatment before they can harm themselves and others. Find out more about Texas Senate Bill 10 here.
Are you gambling with your future? Planning before cognitive drop is imperative to staying in charge. Read more for information from studies on when you should map out your rocking chair years.
Poor hearing and hearing loss is not just inconvenient; it’s an unmistakable health hazard. The impact of hearing loss on quality of life is substantial. Read more about what these studies have revealed in this New York Times’ article: Hearing Loss Threatens Mind, Life and Limb.