Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Is your elderly relative being swindled? What to watch for

Amid stories about senior citizens being swindled -- including one today involving a 91-year-old widow, and one three months ago involving an 84-year-old widow who was convinced to marry the swindler in a ceremony in the front seat of his car -- a financial protection outfit today released 15 "red flags" that family members should be poised to spot.

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Senior Citizen Exercises

“Age does not depend on years, but upon temperament and health. Some men are born old, and some never grow so.” - Tryon Edwards. This statement holds true as aging is a state of mind – you are as old as you think you are!. A healthy lifestyle during your younger years will help you reap the health benefits even in golden years of life. Due to longevity and advancement in medical healthcare, many elderly people live their golden years fruitfully. These seniors also want to stay fit and live a healthy life in their twilight years. As age catches up, you require changes in your lifestyle, diet and your exercise regimen. With growing age the efficiency of various organs and body systems decline and weaken. When young, the body can cope up with stress both physical and mental, but as you grow old the realization of healthy lifestyle, exercises and regulated diet sets in. When aged, you find it difficult to perform the simplest of tasks. Practically every senior citizen is aware that exercise is extremely important to maintain a healthy body and mind. Senior citizens can start with simple exercises and do not have to necessarily do anything strenuous. Exercise and diet should complement each other for a long lasting happy life. Read on to know some senior citizen exercises.

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Monday, May 10, 2010

Eight Funniest Senior Citizens

In honor of Betty White’s SNL appearance, we bring you the best comedians over eighty.
By Josh Kurp and Chris Mathias