Defining Healthy Aging Month
It’s back to school season, and while children and young adults prepare to dive into new lessons, seniors too find themselves in the perfect season for embarking on a journey of lifelong learning.
The summer is filled with the desire to explore new landscapes, savor exotic cuisines, and immerse us in diverse cultures. A study by the Association for Psychological Science indicates, learning a new skill and trying new activities improves cognitive function for older adults. Traveling is a great way to learn something new. And if you are unable to physically travel, there are innovative ways to explore the world from the comfort of your own home. So, fasten your virtual seatbelts and learn how to create a unique expedition.
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Summer may be coming to an end, but hurricane season isn’t. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), peak hurricane season is between mid-August and mid-October. During this time, homeowners and gardening enthusiasts face a heavy challenge. Hurricanes bring fierce winds and torrential rains that can wreak havoc on even the most well-tended landscapes. Here are some essential strategies and precautions that can help homeowners protect their plants.
August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and there is no better time to shed light on the significance of vaccinations in safeguarding the health of senior adults.
Summertime often brings the hopes of outdoor adventures and gatherings. But the season can also bring a slippery slope for our finances, due to higher utility bills and inflation. And although the recent U.S. wholesale prices for June show inflation may be easing up, Rubeela Farooqi, chief U.S. economist at High Frequency Economics, says consumers would not see a drop in prices anytime soon.
June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. It’s a time to show support for individuals and families who are impacted by Alzheimer’s and other brain diseases.