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.

5 surprising facts about baby boomers - including one that could save your life Hepatitis C is a silent epidemic among baby boomers. Here's what boomers should know about detecting and treating this potentially deadly disease....
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....
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....
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....
Do you know the stages of the life insurance cycle? Life has many stages offering challenges and rewards. Make sure your loved ones are cared for financially through these life stages....
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...
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....
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....
Children's health concern: Every minute poison control answers a call about young kids getting into medicine Children's health concern: Did you know every minute poison control answers a call about kids getting into medicine? Here's what you need to know about this growing problem and how to prevent it....
Exercise those ears: Simple ways to keep your hearing in shape There are actions people can take that can help maintain the ability to process and understand speech when communicating with others. The following list of healthy hearing practices may help prevent or reduce hearing loss...
Smart shopping tips for budget-savvy baby boomers While the economy is moving again, many Americans – baby boomers included – continue to realize the importance of good money management skills. Boomers are focused on making the most of their money by boosting...
Eye-opening facts about aging eyes and vision problems Most Americans know that vision problems begin to increase as they age. What they may not realize is that reduced vision is also linked to a higher frequency of falls, injuries and depression. Here are...
6 steps to control your blood pressure The results of a simple blood pressure test may identify a condition that, when managed, could help reduce your chances for stroke or heart attack....
Learn what hospice care really means to patients and their families Hospice care supports living all the moments of one’s life to the fullest with dignity regardless of how much time remains....
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....
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....
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....
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....
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....
Diagnosed with kidney disease? Diet can help delay, prevent kidney failure Chronic kidney disease affects one in 10 Americans age 20 or older, according to the CDC Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. Managing the disease through diet and other lifestyle changes can help people delay...
Sometimes red is wrong - especially when it's on your face Many women over 30 don’t know they are also the prime candidates to be affected by the common, yet often unknown, skin condition rosacea....
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....
Clearing up the facts about cataracts Cataract is one of the leading causes of blindness in the U.S. Do you know the facts?...
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....
Is macular degeneration limiting your ability to make new memories? 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....
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....
Stay on top of your rheumatoid arthritis with these helpful tips Learn more about rheumatoid arthritis and how you can improve your condition....
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....
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....
Is your handbag prepared to help save your life? Women should carry aspirin in their handbags at all times to be prepared for a sudden heart attack. Here's why....
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....
The future of cancer treatment may lie in an experimental 'immunotherapy' vaccine Diane Altenburg has been cancer free for years undergoing this treatment....
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....

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