Topic: Health & Wellness (September - October 2016)

Should Seniors Get a Pet?

Published on 23 August 2016 in Health & Wellness

Pet ownership saves $11.7 billion per year in healthcare costs, say experts. Is an animal companion a good choice for you or older loved ones?

Stigma Prevents Seniors from Accessing Benefits

Published on 23 August 2016 in Health & Wellness

The well-being of many older adults depends on government benefits. Yet some seniors feel ashamed to access the benefits they’ve earned.

Aging and Caregiving in the News

Published on 23 August 2016 in Health & Wellness

Texting affects the "sixth sense" that protects us while driving; family may notice a loved one's memory loss first; do you have "gamer's thumb"?

Puzzle: Generations Together

Published on 23 August 2016 in Health & Wellness

September 11 is National Grandparents Day. Give your brain a workout with this month's puzzle, a reminder of the many ways people of every age can have meaningful contact.