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Inspiring Quotes About Aging

Perhaps Betty Friedan said it best with this quote about aging, “Aging is not lost youth but a new stage of opportunity and strength.’ The fact of the matter is the cliches are right. Age IS just a number but…

Beach house in the distance.

10 Solo Senior Travel Tips

The idea of traveling alone can be intimidating at any age but that doesn’t mean you should stay at home. With senior citizens travel groups on the rise, solo travel over 50 turns one of the most rewarding life experiences…

Grandfather and young grandchild together.

The Best Ways to Celebrate National Grandparents Day

They spoil us. They give us advice. They bestow wisdom. They let us get away with things as long as we don’t tell our parents… They’re our grandparents. All things considered, they really deserve our recognition. This month, we are…

Couple cooking dinner together.

These 5 Foods Can Help With Arthritis Pain

Did you know that your diet plays a major role in your arthritis pain management? While physical therapy can do wonders, eating right can also help. Let’s look at five anti-inflammatory foods that can help with arthritis pain. 1. Green…

Elderly couple browsing the internet on their tablet.

The Digital Senior: The Best Technology for Seniors

Thanks to technological advances, getting older isn’t what it used to be. Modern technology allows seniors to live in comfort and safety wherever they choose, whether that be at home alone, with family, or in a senior care facility. Technology…

Woman enjoying a cup of coffee in her bathrobe.

Plan a Staycation Spa Day With Your Walk-In Tub

With everything from rush hour to work responsibilities to paying bills, life can get stressful. Although stress isn’t always a bad thing, it becomes detrimental to our emotional and physical health when we don’t know how to properly manage it….

Older couple walking along the beach and holding hands.

Stay Safe This Summer: Warm Weather Tips for Seniors

Summertime is the season for long, fun-filled days, enjoying the beautiful weather, and getting active with family and friends. But it can also mean uncomfortably high temperatures, depending on where you live. While summer is beautiful, these soaring temperatures can…

Father and older son laughing together.

Celebrating Senior Citizens Day 2018

August 21st is a day that isn’t often celebrated, but it should be! In 1988, President Ronald Reagan announced August 21st as National Senior Citizens Day. This day is recognized as a day to honor our community’s senior population for…

Arthritis Awareness Month: How Can You Make a Difference?

May is Arthritis Awareness Month and according to the Arthritis Foundation, arthritis is the world’s most prevalent disease. For most of us, that fact is shocking. Arthritis Awareness Month is our chance to spread the message about arthritis treatment and…

Nominate Someone You Care About to Receive a FREE Walk-In Tub

Do you know someone that could benefit from the comfort and safety of an American Standard Walk-In Tub? If so, The Carey Brothers from On The House want to know about it! Simply visit and nominate someone you care…

5 Important Tips for Getting In and Out of the Bathtub Safely

5 Important Tips for Getting In and Out of the Bathtub Safely

When you combine slippery tile or laminate flooring with running water, soap, confined spaces, and lots of dangerous corners, it should come as no surprise that nearly a quarter of a million Americans over the age of 15 visit the…

The State of Family Caregiving: Stats, Trends, and Resources

The State of Family Caregiving: Stats, Trends, and Resources

Do you provide care for a family member in need, outside of your normal work schedule? If so, you’re not alone — there are approximately 40 million unpaid family caregivers in the U.S., and that number continues to grow. The…