Extending the Senior Vote Beyond the Polls

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 12, 2018 2:31:01 PM / by FirstLantic posted in how to help a senior be more social, senior activism, senior voting

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While Americans 65 and older are the most active demographic group politically with 60% of eligible voters going to the polls, that still means that 40% are not voting.   As we age, it is important to be aware of how public policy affects us and the ways that we can get involved.  

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Does Your Senior Need to Mix and Mingle? 3 Important Health Benefits of Socialization for Seniors

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 16, 2016 1:58:30 PM / by Jack Maloney posted in Main Blog, how to help a senior be more social, senior mental health, senior social life

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 The elderly reap both physical and mental benefits from an active social life

If given the choice, most people would gladly choose an active social life over minimal social contact. Some elderly people, unfortunately, don’t get to choose. Because of declining health, loss of friends, and general isolation, they are left with little to no contact. The social life they used to enjoy is now dwindling, and it may have disappeared entirely. Yet multiple studies have proven the health benefits of socialization for seniors, both physical and mental.

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