Life as a senior has never been better. Seniors lead healthier and more active lives than ever before. They live longer, find second and third chances at love, and master new hobbies well into their eighth and ninth decades and beyond. Yet stereotypes about aging persist. Some people mistakenly believe that aging is inherently sad, and that depression is a normal part of senior life. However, depression is a medical condition. It’s more than just sadness, and it’s certainly not a part of typical aging. Here’s what you need to know about depression and aging.
As Baby Boomers and senior citizens seek fun and relaxation in their golden years, they often look to downsize their family homes. They don’t want to spend time and money maintaining homes that are too large for them, especially when they no longer need the extra space they required when their children were young. Our three tips for seniors looking to downsize will help you in the home-buying process.