Hospice and end-of-life care are something many people don't talk about, in part because the topic seems frightening or sad. But these journeys are part of the overall journey of life, and avoiding discussions or hiding the situation from children can actually make things more difficult for everyone involved.
Pet ownership offers many benefits for seniors. Your furry friend can help you stay active and offer companionship. It could even help you socialize, whether that's meeting people in the park while you walk your dog or interacting with others at the vet or groomer. You likely can't imagine your life without your animal companion, but pets also come with some challenges. Being aware of these challenges can make your life as a senior pet owner easier.
Advance directives are also called a durable power of attorney, living will, healthcare power of attorney and medical power of attorney.
Spring and summer months are popular travel times. Whether you have some wanderlust that grew over the winter, are planning a vacation with the family or just want to fly across the country to see the grandkids, these seasons are a great time to do so.