How to Put in Hearing Aids: Your Ultimate Guide

Audiologist showing a woman how to put in hearing aids

Hearing aids are a popular and effective solution for individuals with hearing loss. These small electronic devices are designed to amplify sound and improve the wearer’s ability to communicate and engage with their surroundings.  However, for first-time users, the process of putting in hearing aids can be a bit daunting. In this article, we will … Read more

How Long Do Hearing Aids Last? Signs You May Need New Ones

hearing aids and tools

Living with hearing loss can be challenging, but thanks to advancements in technology, hearing aids have become an essential tool for individuals with auditory impairments. However, like any other electronic device, hearing aids have a limited lifespan.  Hearing aids typically last from three to seven years, depending on the hearing aid type, manufacturer, service, and … Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Cleaning Hearing Aids

Older man cleaning a hearaing aid

Are your hearing aids not performing as well as they used to? Are you experiencing muffled or distorted sounds? It’s time to give your hearing aids some much-needed care and attention!  Just like any other valuable device, the best hearing aids require regular cleaning and maintenance to stay in top working condition. In fact, proper … Read more

Senior Discounts: The Ultimate List for 2023

Lots of Senior Discounts

1-800-PetMeds Eligibility: All While there are no senior discounts available, there are often promos sent to customers’ emails that offer $5 to $20 off your order AAA Membership Eligibility: All AAA does not generally offer a discount to seniors on their membership. However, senior members do get discounts on retail purchases, travel, tickets, and more. … Read more

Cell Phones for Seniors

Senior man on cell phone

While many older adults are excited to use the latest gadgets, some may find new technology overwhelming. Cell phones, in particular, have functionality that often makes them confusing or difficult to use for non-digital natives. When it comes to using cell phones, many older adults prefer simplicity. Of all the phones we reviewed, here were … Read more

Hearing Aids

Older man with a hearing aid

Hearing loss is a challenging yet often inevitable reality that is often coupled with healthy aging. While in the past it was a condition you had to endure, there are now many hearing aids on the market that provide excellent support for seniors with diminishing auditory faculties. We reviewed many of the hearing aids on … Read more

Senior Meal Delivery Services

Delicious meal delivered to a senior's home

Healthy food is important to overall well-being for seniors and having meals delivered directly to their homes is sometimes the best option to ensure proper nutrition. Most everyone is familiar with the Meals on Wheels program that relies on area volunteers to deliver prepared meals right to the doors of seniors. In addition to this … Read more

Medical Alert Systems

Medical Alert Pendant

Living alone can be a source of worry and concern for many seniors and their families. And for good reason! Seniors make up a high portion of emergency room visitors due to their heightened risk of injuries, falls, heart disease, and stroke. Medical Alert Systems, also referred to as personal emergency response systems, are an … Read more

How to Spot Elder Abuse

Older woman sitting on a bed

Many seniors reside in nursing homes and other care facilities, and some remain in their homes, receiving care from family members, neighbors, and hired home health aides, when they become unable to care for themselves.

Everyone Should Have a Power of Attorney

Once an individual turns 18, no one else has the legal right to make a decision on behalf of another adult without a power of attorney. If your elderly parents have not yet assigned a legal power of attorney, should they become ill or have an accident that deems them incapable of making a decision, their future may be left in the hands of strangers.