Get a cool quote or retirement message — Lots of categories! Retirement is full of new activities, experiences and anticipations! And it may mean something different for everyone.  So if you’re planning a retirement party of giving a retirement gift or retirement card with a special message, we have dozens of quotes of all kinds….Continue reading

There are many public benefits available for elderly assistance at both the national and state levels, and often local. Many of these will provide temporary financial help. You will be familiar with some, but you may not be aware of how many more programs could be available at your state and local level. Local organizations…Continue reading

The apple doll has traditionally been one of the favorite folk apple craft ideas, dating back over a hundred years. And it’s very easy to make, (but is done over a time frame). This project is really fun for all ages, including making them with kids. It’s one of the senior activity ideas that can…Continue reading

Our leaf template ideas are ideal for so many arts and crafts projects. Use them for your crafts for seniors, many elderly activities in which you’d like a design to copy, and many other projects — all year round.  After all, leaves are one of the most obvious elements of nature that show the change…Continue reading

A myriad of specific elderly nutrition problems tend to increase as we age — and proper nutrition is often more difficult to get. Nutrition (or lack of it) in our older loved ones is often hidden…And it may be difficult to discover exactly what it going on. When Dad first moved from Arizona into his…Continue reading

by Deb (Wisconsin) These apple sauce brownies are absolutely delicious and use just a little oil. Plus, the apples make them very healthy. Ingredients:1/4 Cup vegetable oil1 1/2 Cups Sugar (can use sugar substitute like Splenda or adjust with stevia instead)2 Cups Flour (try whole wheat pastry flour)2 Cups Apple sauce (naturally sweetened or unsweetened…Continue reading

by Madelaine (NC) My family has some great easy dips – with a little pizazz! (Even if your stomach or system can’t handle much “pizzaz”)! We serve these a lot during the holidays, parties, and don’t lets forget watching the big game. Or Downton Abbey ?? I do understand that sometimes seniors have more sensitive…Continue reading

These elderly nutrition snacks can help tip the balance – in favor of you or your loved one’s dietary needs, in an enjoyable way – using highly healthy foods and snacks. Many seniors experience loss of appetite or change in eating habits due to a variety of issues. Sometimes they are no longer able to…Continue reading

by Marilee (Wisconsin) We tried a really good crab appetizer with all kinds of stuff on top of a crispy cracker. You can either heat them or eat them cold. (I like them heated the best). You could also microwave them, but they are crispier if you heat them in a traditional or counter top…Continue reading

by cooking_gal (USA) Whatever the occasion, this combination of food will keep you satisfied and healthy. 1) Nachos with low-fat cheddar cheese, whole-grain tortilla chips, and natural salsa (all three ingredients can be found at Whole Food’s) 2) Smartfood popcorn mixed with almonds and M&Ms or chocolate chips3) S’mores with one marshmallow and a hunk…Continue reading