Tag: seniors

Taking the pedal off the metal: When should older adults stop...

By Cedar Dvorin You may have gotten your driver’s license the day you turned 16. By the time you retire, you could have driven daily...

The art of safe falling and fall prevention

By Dennis Jinnohara Falls are the leading cause of injuries for older Americans. Falls generate enormous economic and personal costs and threaten seniors’ safety and...

Better With Age: Prepare to prevent Medicare fraud

By Nelva Hernandez Medicare is a federal government program that provides health care coverage for people over 65, those who are under 65 and receiving...

Better With Age: When does your home go from safe to...

By Bryce Scholar Home is where the heart is. This common saying holds true for many of us. For older adults, home is where they...

Better With Age: Bridge the technology divide

By Cele Garrett “There’s an app for that.” That famous phrase from Apple has spawned memes, jokes and even a Sesame Street song. There is no...

Better With Age: Celebrating our centenarians

By Pamela Austin National Centenarians Day is on Sept. 22 and recognizes individuals who have lived a century or longer. In 2019, there were an...

Seniors: Seniors need protecting too

By Mac Slover When most people hear or think of bullying, they usually associate it with children. We must recognize that bullying can occur at...

Better With Age: Celebrate Older Americans Month

By Pamela Austin In tough times, communities find strength in people, and people find strength in their communities. In the past year, we’ve seen this...

Seniors: What’s next for seniors?

By Natalie Talis  By now, you’re likely very tired of hearing about COVID-19. With the news shifting between optimism and negativity, it is hard to...

Seniors: Avoid tech support scams

By Sang Pak Recently, the Alexandria Police Department has seen an increase in criminal complaints from senior residents who have fallen victim to a tech...