Ah, the holidays: they are oftentimes the most wonderful time of the year, or the most difficult. For many seniors in the Boston area who have lost relatives, are battling chronic health conditions, or are suffering from isolation and loneliness, the holiday season can result in depression. And, the family caregivers who care for a loved one may also be prone to holiday blues,Read More
Life is forever altered for those who’ve experienced a heart attack or stroke. While many of the changes are extremely positive – such as a healthier diet and lifestyle – they can also be overwhelming. Suddenly being forced to give up artery-clogging comfort foods, smoking, and other unhealthy habits,Read More
Senior Citizens Learn Social Media
Classes on how to use Facebook are becoming very popular with senior citizens in the U.S., who say that social networking reduces depression and fights memory loss.
Senior centers, retirement homes and assisted living facilities nationwide are now offering computer classes that branch off into specific courses focusing on social networking and teaching older adults how to engage with these tools.Read More
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