Maintaining Senior Independence

Senior Independence Irrespective of age, each of us are voyagers on the wild ride known as life, navigating numerous paths along the journey.   Life is a grand adventure capable of evoking a myriad of emotions, some of which bring much joy, others which result in sadness.  As we journey the path of life, we each experience loss, which seems more pronounced as we age.   For seniors, the loss of physical and mental abilities fuel added concern.   Vision, hearing, memory issues, diminished energy and flexibility, each of which impacts the degree of independence a person controls, are just some examples of losses that raise the level of anxiety, anger, confusion and fear in the senior population.   In fact, studies show that senior citizens are more afraid of losing their independence than of death or losing their spouse. To the extent possible, taking charge of the elements that can be [...]