The Power of Journaling

If you’re reading this, you should keep a journal. They’re particularly useful for seniors, for reasons we’ll discuss, but all of the reasons they’re useful for older adults make them useful for everyone. You can try to write in it every day, or just when you feel...

Locus of Control

Do you ever get the feeling that life is happening to you? You get a phone call; your boss needs you to work late. You try to record your favorite TV Show; it doesn’t record properly, and you miss the season finale. You want to go for a walk with an old friend, but...

Board Games Are For Everyone

I love games; if you called me a gamer, I would take up that title with pride. Games have provided me with so much entertainment, and so many friends, that I can’t recommend them enough to others. I’ve played all types of different games, from games of strategy, to...

Age and Hearing Loss

I love music; I listen to dozens of new albums each year and I play a few instruments. I also love to talk; one of the reasons I enjoy writing so much is because I enjoy conversation, and I like to imagine the conversations I might have with you, the reader if we were...

Handy Items for Seniors

At all stages of our lives, it can be handy to have a variety of different things on hand. For the business person on the go, a cell phone and personal organizer are a must; for a stay-at-home parent of toddlers, it’s a good idea to have a fun toy and a cloth nearby...