International Women’s Day is March 8th

International Women’s Day (IWD) is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. It is also a time, according to the United Nations, to remember to “invest in women and accelerate progress.” Ensuring women’s and girls’ rights across all aspects of life is the only way to secure prosperous and…

Tips for Beating the Heat This Summer

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy the outdoors with family and friends. However, it’s important to respect the heat and take precautions. Sun and heat exposure can be particularly dangerous for seniors. According to the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention), older adults may be more at risk of overexposure to heat because…

May is Older American’s Month

May is Older American’s Month and  this year will focus on how older adults can remain independent and active in their communities for as long as possible. When Older Americans Month was established in 1963, only 17 million living Americans had reached their 65th birthday. About a third of older Americans lived in poverty and…