Searching for a job is hard for everybody, but older job seekers can face a number of unique challenges when interviewing for jobs that can make the experience especially daunting. Knowing how to answer tough interview questions might give you the confidence boost you need.
Job hunting is a challenging task — but if you’re 55 or older, the challenges seem to multiply. Fortunately, there are resources to help you build your skills, sharpen your resume and get a foot in the door with potential employers. Here are five tips
Aging affects how our bodies interact with alcoholic beverages. While our drinking habits might stay the same over the years, our tolerance to alcohol changes. This puts older adults at risk for increased health problems related to the consumption of alcohol. VANTAGE Behavioral Health client
Providing care for an aging loved one isn’t easy – especially when you consider all of the other aspects of your life. Whether you’re juggling responsibilities at work, school or home, time and energy can often run low. When caring for elderly parents, consider support
Aging comes with challenges that can make some daily tasks difficult. But with small supports from a home wellness provider, older adults are able to stay independent in their own homes longer. VANTAGE Home Wellness Solutions client Roosevelt is 75 years old and lives in
Eating well and staying active is important at any age. But, our nutritional needs change as we grow older. Seniors have unique dietary requirements for promoting health, improving quality of life, and extending vitality. While proper nutrition is essential for aging in place, many seniors
When an older adult can no longer take care of everything for themselves, they are often surrounded by individuals who provide the care that they need. This could mean assistance with personal care and routine housekeeping, running errands, managing money, and other activities that the
Discovering the things that give us a sense of purpose can be difficult, no matter what our age. Once we do figure out what fulfills us, however, we find empowering and positive experiences that elevate our wellbeing. For older adults, it’s especially important to understand
Finding jobs can be tough for older adults especially if they need to update skills or have lost touch with job-search connections. But many older adults have found success through the Senior Community Services Employment Program (SCSEP) offered by the Akron-based agency, VANTAGE Aging. VANTAGE
Every day, we are presented with choices. A lot of them are so seemingly small that we don’t notice just how many decisions we face. What did you wear today? What time did you leave the house? Where did you go? What did you eat?