It’s hard to believe, but while 82% of older adults say it’s important to put their end-of-life wishes in writing, only 23% have done so. Research clearly shows that adults who have a plan in place tend to be more content in their senior years. Led by Lori Wengerd, owner of Home Care Assistance, “The Conversation” is a thought-provoking program
If we’re lucky, we all get to live long enough and feel well enough to make our own decisions on the “who, what, when, and where” of our last years. But how do you begin to make decisions if you don’t understand the options? As you age, you may have a hard time finding answers about post-retirement life because you
The medical field is making progress on better understanding the brain, but there is a long way to go. Recent studies on neuroplasticity give us good guidelines on how to strengthen the pathways that sharpen our memory, attention, and language skills. More and more often, research is showing that the choices we make every day can impact our brain health.
Bette Davis wasn’t exaggerating when she said, “GROWING OLD AIN’T FOR SISSIES.” Join us for a unique program that will introduce the fighter in you to small changes that can make a big difference in your life — no matter what your limitations are! We humans are living longer than ever … whether we want to or not. Centenarians are
Everyone is talking about the tsunami of elderly people that soon will be flooding our country, but the news is always presented in a negative light. Yes, we may be facing the potential bankruptcy of Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid, but let’s trust those solutions to our legislators (ha ha). Instead, entrepreneurs should look at the potential of this growing
Aging doesn’t just affect the elderly. One in six Americans is caring for a family member — a duty that consumes almost 21 hours a week beyond their regular full-time jobs. The impact on business owners in employee turnover, lost productivity, and increased healthcare claims is $33.6 billion a year. And that’s only your employees. What have you done to
As you’ll find out in this presentation, when it comes to aging in central Ohio, knowledge = peace of mind. We planned our careers. We took parenting to heart. But how much thought have we put into life after retirement, other than being financially ready? From understanding your probable healthspan to planning for desirable living situations, it helps to be