Falls are the leading cause of injury among older adults. In fact, 1 out of 3 people over the age of 65 falls every year, with one-third suffering serious injuries ranging from broken bones to head lacerations.
This is a national campaign to help consumers make better-informed decisions and avoid being scammed.
The key to getting discounts is to ask. If you don’t look like a senior the kid selling movie tickets isn’t going to ask you if you want a senior discount.
These are kids that were launched from home and are now asking to live in the basement playroom.
Walking is great exercise for anybody, but it is particularly good for senior citizens who may not be able to engage in other more strenuous types of physical activity.
Supporters of a bill to end free admission for seniors at state parks said Tuesday that the new fees could generate more than $300,000 a year.
Obama has been moving the needle with seniors using distorted arguments about Social Security and Medicare. Fortunately for GOP presidential challenger Mitt Romney, seniors’ top concern is the economy’s struggles under Obama and seniors have overwhelming voted Republican in the last two presidential elections.
Romney thought he was talking amongst his teammates in the locker room last May 17 only to find out that there was somebody on the other team hiding behind the lockers. Had he known a member of the other team was lurking back there, he would have chosen his words more carefully and had presented more carefully-chosen data than the data of which he swiftly generalized.
The idea that 47 percent of Americans don’t have “personal responsibility” or “care for their lives” is shockingly arrogant, even by Mitt Romney’s standards.
So how do you stay in your own home or your community so you are close to your support system?