Loneliness and isolation can lead to serious health problems for older adults. However, senior isolation is the reality for many as our aging populations grow. Knowing what puts an individual at risk for isolation can help us prevent it. How lonely are seniors? Socialization can
You worked hard and are now at or near retirement age. You want to stay active, but no longer want to commit to full-time work. You want to work on your own terms, give back to your community, or even start a new career path.
Thinking of buying a new car this holiday season? Consider buying or leasing a new Subaru from your local Subaru dealer during the Subaru Share the Love Event from November 15, 2018 through January 2. For the eleventh year running, the Meals on Wheels network
When it comes to technology, older adults can sometimes have a bad reputation. But, this is often based on myth. People age 50 and older are becoming one of the largest groups of technology users. Some individuals are embracing technology beyond smartphones and Facebook –
Cold weather months are upon us – it’s important for seniors to be prepared. Ice and snow can make it difficult for older adults to get out of the house, which in turn makes it harder to do things like socialize and shop for groceries.
November is National Family Caregivers Month. Being a family caregiver is important work that often goes unnoticed. Since over 40 million people in the United States are family caregivers, we are providing you with ways to show your appreciation during National Family Caregivers Month. Show
Did you know that many Summit County seniors are eligible for food assistance through the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)? If you are 60 or older, here is what you need to know about benefits you could be missing out on. What is the Supplemental
The world is changing. From the way we communicate to the things we do each day, many aspects of our lives are much different than they would have been 20, 30, and 40 years ago. A significant difference from past decades is that people are
On-the-Job Experience (OJE) is part of the Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) . To understand OJE, you must first understand how SCSEP works. Funded by the U.S. Department of Labor and the Ohio Department of Aging, VANTAGE Aging’s SCSEP program promotes the self-sufficiency of older
Many older adults seek out temporary positions to have something new to do as the weather cools down or earn additional cash to prepare for the holidays. Seasonal work offers both flexibility and the opportunity to gain more professional skills in a busy work environment.