Aging Awards nominations now open

By Michael Schuster The Alexandria Commission on Aging – a 21-member citizen body appointed by City Council to advocate for older Alexandrians – is now...

Check your eyes

By Barbara Huelat Did you know that blindness or low vision affects 3.3 million Americans age 40 and over? According to the National Eye Institute,...

U.S. leads the world in ‘solo aging’

By Lindsay Hutter  The United States has the greatest number of seniors – those aged 60 and older – living alone, or “solo aging,” than...

How to choose the right community for a loved one

By Doug Buttner Spending time with older loved ones can be a highlight of the holiday season; however, it can also be a time when...

Why everyone should plan for long-term care

By Administration for Community Living, edited by Pamela Austin Research suggests that by age 65, some Americans will need assistance with everyday activities and the...

A woman in a man’s world

By Lexie Jordan  The “she cave” in Greenspring Senior Living Community tells you all you need to know about recently retired army officer Alison Tichenor,...