Memorial Day Smartphone Tips for Seniors
Incontinence is a common condition affecting approximately 13 million Americans (possibly more because many of those living with it may feel shame, embarrassment or anxiety, and do not feel comfortable discussing the topic). It is estimated that the 70% of people with incontinence don’t seek help for their problem. Needing help and being vulnerable is something that is hard to accept for many people, especially those who have played the role of caregiver throughout their lifetime, making it even more difficult to accept care for themselves.
The Sassy Classics, a dazzling group of women between the ages of 67 and 87, light up stages across North Carolina with their rockette-style dance moves. Their age doesn’t slow them down; in fact, they encourage other women in their golden years to get up and move. Even if you move slowly, or your joints stick a little, the important thing is to keep moving.
The number of people in the United States ages 65 an older will double to be around 80 million by 2040. As human life expectancy continues to rise and the aging population continues to grow, older adults tend to put more thought into where they want to live as they age.