New research finds working and volunteering could reduce disablement in seniors

Researchers from Georgia State University and Florida State University have found that working or volunteering can decrease the chances of chronic health conditions leading to physical disability in seniors. Using data from the Health and Retirement Survey, the study found that people age 50 to 64 who worked full-time or part-time or volunteered up to…

​Senior athletes: Going the distance

How old do you hope to still be active? Meet Lee and Dottie. Athletes over the age of 90 who continue to race and break records. Read the full story here:  http://www.cbsnews.com/news/senior-athletes-going-the-distance/

Unique suburban daycare program benefits young and old

Senior home bridges generational gaps– by bringing a childcare center into an assisted living building. Read the full story here: http://wgntv.com/2016/07/19/unique-suburban-daycare-program-benefits-young-and-old/

Senior Corps Week 2016

The week of May 16-20, 2016, commemorates Senior Corps Week, a national effort led by the Corporation for National and Community Service, the U.S. government agency that administers Senior Corps. Senior Corps connects Americans 55 and over with the people and organizations that need their volunteer services the most. Senior Corps helps them become mentors, coaches…

App allows you to picture yourself aging…in seconds

Have you ever gazed in the mirror and wondered what you could look like in your golden years? Have you wondered how society’s perceptions of you will change when you look older? The AgingBooth app, available for download on iTunes or Google Play, lets you see an older version of yourself. It takes your photo…