Lifelong Learning Helps to Keep the Brain Active and Healthy

Many studies have indicated that activities which engage the mind may help slow the development of Alzheimers disease and its symptoms. As you age, it can be easy to fall into a routine that does not foster brain activity through engaging activities or trying new things. Below are some ways you can avoid the dullness of the day-to-day routine and instead find opportunities that foster creativity, growth, and learning, all of which are ways to keep your mind active and healthy. Pick up a new … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Help Prevent Identity Theft

According to the Bureau of Justice, a 2014 survey reported that the number of elderly victims of identity theft increased from 2.1 million in 2012 to 2.6 million in 2014. As online purchasing and credit or debit card swiping is becoming increasingly useful in today's busy world, we must all take necessary precautions to protect our finances and identities from theft. In the excerpt* below, Carolyn Dorant of The Simple Dollar shares five tips to help prevent … [Read more...]