Category archives for: Seniors

Recognizing and handling senior gambling problems

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Many seniors use gambling as a way to distract or escape feelings of loneliness, depression, sadness, or even a chronic health condition.

Continuing Education Center launches fall class schedule

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Educational classes are resuming in Rancho Bernardo, not just for youngsters but the senior-set as well.

Getting a Medicare-covered scooter or wheelchair

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Getting an electric-powered mobility scooter or wheelchair that’s covered by original Medicare starts with a visit to her doctor’s office.

Is life insurance needed in retirement?

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While many retirees choose to stop paying their life insurance premiums when they no longer have young families to take care of, there are a few reasons you may still want to keep your policy.

How to find the best reacher grabber tool

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A good reacher grabber is a very handy tool for anyone with mobility issues. It works like an extension of your arm allowing you to reach down and pick things up off the ground without bending or stooping over. It can also help with reaching and grabbing things in high overhead places, as well as areas that are difficult to get to.

Food assistance program helps seniors in need

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It’s hard to imagine that a government program serving more than 46 million Americans each month is considered severely underutilized. But that’s the reality of the federal Food Stamp Program when it comes to serving seniors.

Senior organizations that appeal to conservatives

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There are quite a few senior advocacy organizations out there promoting themselves as conservative alternatives to AARP.

Lodging options for retirees who travel

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If you’re willing to do a little research and preplanning, there are a number of ways you can lower (or eliminate) your travel-lodging costs and live more like a local when you travel.

Ergonomic tools can ease gardening pains

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To help gardening chores a little easier is a slew of new and improved gardening gear that’s lightweight, comfortable to use, and ergonomically designed to help protect from the physical strains of gardening.

Belmont Village seniors connect with young pen pals

Pen pals get together at Belmont Village Senior Living Sabre Springs. From left, Ivarie Giles, Del Miller, Devin Peoples, teacher Nancy Erwin, Lezlie Martinez and Razia Newell.

An entire school year had passed between before first and second grade students from Holly Drive Leadership Academy in Southeast San Diego were able to visit their senior pen pals.

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