After working for years and having a daily routine, transitioning into retirement can be monotonous for some individuals. Days can be particularly lonely especially when a spouse or partner has passed on. Volunteering is a great way for retiree’s to keep busy and feel influential within the community. The Age Strong Commission of Boston has […]
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Summer is flying by! Head outside and make the most of the beautiful weather. There are many elderly friendly outdoor activities all around the city. Consider joining your local gardening club or take your lunch to your local park and have a picnic. Take a walk to the farmers market and pick up some fresh produce […]
Are you ever curious about what the younger generations are up to? With so many new technologies being introduced it can get very confusing. The Endicott Branch Library is hosting a hands-on class to teach older adults about robots and technology. Where: Endicott Branch Library, 257 Mt. Vernon St., Dedham, MA 02026 When: August […]
With the temperatures rising and the summer now in full swing it is important to know how to prevent heat induced ailments. Certain medications, cardiovascular, kidney or respiratory conditions along poorly working sweat glands, put elderly at a greater risk for heat stroke. The best way to prevent heat-related illnesses is to drink plenty of […]
As we age our eyes are more susceptible to diseases such as; macular degeneration, cataracts, and glaucoma. Eating proper nutrients such as fruits and vegetables can decrease your risk. Sheldon Rowan, Ph.D., will be in Cambridge this June to discuss healthy eating habits. WHERE: Cambridge Public Library Lecture Hall – 449 Broadway, Cambridge, MA WHEN: […]