Senior Living

Brandpoint’s free articles on this page cover everything related to senior living. From health and wellness to retirement planning, the active baby boomer generation and their families will appreciate this content and find it engaging and informative.

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Word Count: 612 Health care teams demand nurses with doctorate degrees Health care leaders are facing the challenge of providing quality care while meeting the needs of an aging population. Nurses are responding to meet this demand and leading the care team through continued education....
Word Count: 593 Struggling for breath: Why people with COPD may be putting themselves at unnecessary risk Imagine experiencing shortness of breath, wheezing, and a cough so severe it requires you to visit the emergency room. This is a frightening potential reality for an estimated 24 million Americans with COPD....
Word Count: 0 How to build your nest egg and ensure it lasts throughout retirement Building your nest egg is only part of your retirement planning. Here's what you need to know to help your money last throughout retirement....
Word Count: 477 Which life insurance do you need at each stage of your life? Life has many stages offering challenges and rewards. Make sure your loved ones are cared for financially through these life stages....
Word Count: 604 Award winning actress, S. Epatha Merkerson, urges people with type 2 diabetes to accept America's Diabetes Challenge S. Epatha Merkerson is teaming up with Merck on America’s Diabetes Challenge: Get to Your Goals, encouraging people living with type 2 diabetes to join her in pledging to know their A1C....
Word Count: 612 Brown bagging potentially leads to $1 million retirement nest egg Brown bag your lunch every day, sink the savings into your retirement account and you could easily build a nest egg of $1 million. Small changes in spending could add up to a more comfortable...
Word Count: 0 Beyond sound: The link between hearing loss and cognitive health Hearing loss in older people isn't just a quality of life issue; hearing loss may also be bad for the brain....
Word Count: 682 Planning for your 20-year vacation Are you ready to be on vacation for 20 or 30 years? If you want to retire, you might want to ask yourself this question....
Word Count: 530 Ask the Pharmacist: Managing the aches and pains of arthritis Making the right lifestyle and medication decisions can be the difference between living a healthy, full life and living with a serious disability caused by arthritis....
Word Count: 626 Taking responsibility for your health: Ask for yourself. Do it for your family A simple conversation could help encourage your loved ones to take responsibility for their health....
Word Count: 592 Tame that ringing in your ears and rock on, boomers Tinnitus, commonly called “ringing in the ears,” is the perception of a sound in a person’s ears or head that has no external source. Here's what boomers need to know about hearing health....
Word Count: 575 Don't make these common mistakes when something hurts Learn more about managing pain and when you should see a pain medicine specialist....
Word Count: 637 Easy ways to make senior living affordable Affordability is a chief concern for many families seeking senior living arrangements. Here are some tips to help make securing care as affordable as possible....
Word Count: 501 Prostate cancer and bladder leakage: Tips to live a fulfilling lifestyle In recent years, male health issues like prostate cancer have received greater attention thanks to more men vocalizing how to live life to the fullest through diagnosis, treatment and recovery....
Word Count: 116 Vision-saving, life-preserving health news for baby boomers The stunning health fact that could save a baby boomer’s lifeBaby boomers are five times more likely to have Hepatitis C. A simple blood test could save a boomer’s life. Read the full story New vision treatment...
Word Count: 543 Living each moment of life with hospice Hospice care is not about the end of life, but about living every remaining moment to its fullest. Here's help for choosing a hospice provider....
Word Count: 678 Hospice care: separating fact from fiction Many people think that being on hospice means lying in a bed, barely conscious. This is just one myth about hospice care. Read on to learn other facts....
Word Count: 534 Enjoying retirement in a home suited for an active life The active lifestyle baby boomers enjoy means they don't want to take care of large homes any more. They’re ready to downsize, and want to design their homes to be exactly what they need....
Word Count: 441 Osteoarthritis knee pain? 4 pain-busting tips as the weather warms up Knee pain doesn't have to put a damper on your enjoyment of warm weather activities. Here are tips to beat osteoarthritis knee pain....
Word Count: 681 The 5 nutritional supplements that should be on everyone's shopping list Hardly anyone gets all the nutrients they need from diet alone. Here are five essential supplements to help meet nutritional needs....
Word Count: 765 Summer do's and don'ts for hearing aid wearers Whether you plan to spend your days basking in the sun by the beach or pool, or visiting exotic destinations, you should prepare to keep your hearing aids safe. Consider these tips....
Word Count: 689 Clearing up the facts about cataracts Cataract is one of the leading causes of blindness in the U.S. Do you know the facts?...
Word Count: 529 Centenarians reveal their secrets to a long, happy life How can you live to be 100? Centenarians offer some advice on how to achieve a long, healthy and happy life....
Word Count: 558 Choosing a Medicare plan? Ask yourself these questions What you should know if you're shopping for a Medicare plan as open enrollment time approaches....
Word Count: 697 Surgical treatment offers new hope for seniors with end-stage macular degeneration Age-related macular degeneration is the leading cause of irreversible vision loss and legal blindness, but there is a treatment giving seniors the ability to see again....
Word Count: 571 Seniors willing to discuss driving abilities, yet conversations rarely happen Nervous about having a conversation with your senior loved ones about their driving? They may be more ready to talk than you think....
Word Count: 524 Stay on top of your rheumatoid arthritis with these helpful tips Learn more about rheumatoid arthritis and how you can improve your condition....
Word Count: 694 How to recognize the signs of elder financial abuse Financial abuse of the elderly is on the rise and not only is it getting worse, but for every reported case of elder financial exploitation, 43 others go unrecognized. Here's what you need to know....
Word Count: 685 True beauty radiates from within: bone up on bone health Bone health is the foundation of true beauty. Here's how to take care of yours....
Word Count: 615 Life on the cutting edge: Groundbreaking stem cell research into Lou Gehrig's disease Learn how cutting edge technology is leading to the development of new treatments in the fight against ALS....
Word Count: 606 3 serious medical conditions associated with hearing loss Hard of hearing? More than your hearing might be at risk. Hearing loss is associated with three very serious health conditions: cardiovascular disease, dementia and diabetes....
Word Count: 649 The future of cancer treatment may lie in an experimental 'immunotherapy' vaccine Diane Altenburg has been cancer free for years undergoing this treatment....
Word Count: 578 Does your bladder control your life? What you should know about your options If you have overactive bladder, treatment can help. Here are your options....
Word Count: 518 5 health tips to empower men to man up and take charge of their health Men have the "if it ain’t broke don’t fix it" mentality, but a few simple steps today can improve well-being in the short-term and help men stay healthy in the long-term....
Word Count: 334 Taking control for healthier aging As adults age, they often face different health challenges than those experienced during their youth; however, there are several key steps that can be taken to improve their chances of maintaining good health....
Word Count: 670 Healthy tips and advice for lowering your risk of heart disease A number of conditions can lead to heart disease, such as diabetes and high cholesterol. What’s more – heart disease does not discriminate by race or gender....
Word Count: 677 Not your mother's menopause: new ways to manage symptoms Although menopause is a milestone event for an estimated 50 million-plus women each year, there is an increased focus on the topic during September, which is National Menopause Awareness Month....

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