Best Books for Seniors, According to Amazon

Amazon compiled a list of the top 10 books for aging adults, which I found on The Longevity Connection’s blog (view the list here). Perhaps the most surprising title was #1: 15 Toothache Solutions.

In addition to the top slot selection, there ...

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Books About Aging and Caregiving: What’s On Your List?

I typically devote my reading time to a good mystery, classic literature, or revisiting an old favorite from my childhood or teen years (a time when it seemed my nose was always buried in a book).

Given my passion for ...

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Linked Senior: Making MP3s Easy as 1-2-3

We've covered the challenges of social networking and emailing for boomers/seniors in previous blog posts, but a new product on the market helps them break into the MP3 player scene with ease.
Figuring out how to navigate the menus, create playlists, and download/upload music is one thing, but trying to do those things with decreased vision and fingers crippled by arthritis is another.
CNN recently highlighted ...

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Memory Triggers: Born of Necessity

"But I don't know what to say when I visit" is the all-too common defense when a loved one has Alzheimer's or a related dementia. Sometimes, it is just too difficult to see the person you love in such an altered state; other times, it is simply lack of what used to be normal conversation. What do you say when Grandma can't remember the word for "hello" - or even ...

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