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Ken Solin

Updated Articles and Resources

By Ken Solin

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Senior Sex Is Sexier Created: Friday, July 25, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      Seniors, think you're too old for sex? Seniors can actually have better sex than when they were younger. We're older but we still crave intimacy.
    • Resolving Senior Sexual Issues Created: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014
      Sexual timing for a senior couple is as problematic as with younger couples. A man's sexual needs dominate his every thought, but a woman's may not.
    • What Boomer Men Can Learn From Boomer Women Created: Friday, July 18, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014
      There's a lot boomer men and women can teach each other, but perhaps the greatest lesson I learned from boomer women was about authentic friendships.
    • Baby Boomers Not to Blame for Rising Health Care Costs Created: Sunday, August 30, 2009 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Baby boomers are blamed for rising health care costs, but other factors actually cause health care costs to rise. Find out what's causing health care costs to rise." itempr expr="$zTP='t3'" --> ite...
    • Our Aging Population: Why We're Not Prepared, and What We Can Do Created: Monday, August 24, 2009 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      The aging population boom will put tremendous stress on communities. Here are tips and information on how individuals and communities can plan for an aging population, and what some communities are...
    • How to Fall Asleep Faster Created: Tuesday, October 10, 2006 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Do you find it hard to fall asleep? These tips can help you fall asleep sooner and stay asleep longer. Getting enough sleep is an essential part of good health at any age." Saturday, December 13, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Successful retirement living means more than money. These 10 tips for successful retirement living will help you make the most of your life." itemprop="description" Tuesday, August 31, 2004 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      To help you understand Social Security and what's being done to fix Social Security, here are answers to frequently asked questions about Social Security benefits." itemproexpr="$zTP='t3'" --> item...
    • How to Give Yourself a Retirement Benefits Checkup Created: Monday, January 22, 2007 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      What retirement benefits can you count on? Answer these 10 questions to start your retirement benefits checkup and prepare for a secure retirement. " itemprop="description"" --> itemprop="descripti...
    • How Will the Recession Affect Your Social Security and Medicare Benefits? Created: Tuesday, June 30, 2009 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Social Security and Medicare benefits are in jeopardy; find out how the recession further threatens Social Security benefits and Medicare." itemprop="description" Monday, August 25, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      What's life like in a retiree community? This retiree shares his funny and bittersweet observations about a retiree's life in a senior retiree community. " itemprop="descriP='t3'" --> itemprop="des...
    • 6 Tips to Avoid Senior Scams Created: Tuesday, January 18, 2005 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Unfortunately, seniors are more vulnerable to senior scams and scam artists. Follow these 6 simple tips to avoid being the victim of a scam.
    • What is the Sandwich Generation? Created: Tuesday, March 23, 2010 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      What exactly is the Sandwich Generation, and how did the term begin? Learn about the Sandwich Generation.
    • How is the amount I pay decided? Created: Friday, January 07, 2005 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Here's how Medicare calculates the amount you have to pay for Medicare services.
    • Are Boomers Ready for Retirement? Created: Monday, July 18, 2005 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      As retirement looms, what are some of the issues baby boomers should consider about retirement? Here's advice for baby boomers facing retirement." itemprop="description" itemprop="description"...
    • Books on Healthy Retirement Created: Wednesday, December 29, 2004 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      As you plan for—and live—your retirement, taking care of your emotional and physical needs is as important as managing your finances. These books will help you make the most of your ret...
    • Heavy on the Salt? You May Be Eating Too Much Sodium Created: Sunday, April 12, 2009 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Americans eat way too much salt/sodium, risking health problems. Why high sodium is bad; simple ways reduce sodium in your diet." itemprop="description">
    • USDA Food Pyramid Updated for Special Needs of Older Adults Created: Monday, January 21, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      This food pyramid, based on the USDA MyPyramid, addresses the special diet and exercise needs of older adults." itemprop="description">> Monday, August 27, 2007 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Learn about food recalls, drug recalls, and food product safety alerts from this FDA recalls web site. " itemprop="description"> Monday, January 30, 2006 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Is it true that an online pharmacy can save you money on prescription drugs? Yes, and here's how to find the best prices from reputable online pharmacy companies." itempropxpr="$zTP='t3'" --> itemp...
    • Positive Thinking Can Help You Feel Better, Longer Created: Friday, July 08, 2005 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Positive thinking has power. Researchers find that positive thinking can help slow the onset of frailty in older adults. Learn more about positive thinking and older adults."
    • Why Older Adults Experience Poor Concentration Created: Monday, March 13, 2006 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Why older adults experience brain changes leading to poor concentration, making older adults more easily distracted than young people." itemprop="description"="description" Monday, December 05, 2005 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Find out which 50+ celebrity birthdays are happening in December. " itemprop="description"> Thursday, July 28, 2005 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Moving a parent to assisted living can be difficult for the family. When is it time to choose assisted living? Here are ways to tell if your parent needs an assisted living facility."
    • Why Stretching is Great For Older Adults Created: Tuesday, August 12, 2008 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Learn the benefits of stretching for older adults, plus quick tips for stretching exercises from fitness expert Margaret Richard." itemprop="description"><...
    • Falling and Falling Injuries: Reduce Your Risk of Falling Created: Wednesday, December 05, 2007 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Falling is a leading cause of hospitalization for older adults. Learn how to prevent falling and falling injuries by making yourself and your home safe. " itemprop="descrip='t3'" --> itemprop="desc...
    • Aging Gracefully: The Benefits of Exercise for Older Adults Created: Tuesday, January 04, 2005 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Research shows that exercise helps people of all ages, including seniors. Here are the important benefits of exercise for seniors and people over 50." itemprop="description'" --> itemprop="descript...
    • Senior Theater Groups Offer Self-Expression and Socializing Created: Saturday, July 31, 2004 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Senior theater is a growing trend as thousands of seniors across the country have senior theater groups to stay sharp, have fun, and meet new people." itemprop="description'" --> itemprop="descript...
    • Skin Care - Aging Skin - How Do You Keep Your Skin Healthy and Looking Young? Created: Sunday, October 31, 2010 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Many of the health and lifestyle decisions you make every day play a big role in whether your skin ages prematurely or continues to look young and vibrant. Learn how Senior Living readers keep thei...
    • Retired - Keeping Busy When You're Retired Created: Sunday, March 29, 2009 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Now that you're retired, do you miss working? And how do you fill your time now that you're retired? Retired Senior Living readers share their favorite ways to keep busy once they retired.
    • Green Burial: The Next Step in Green Living for Baby Boomers Created: Tuesday, June 06, 2006 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Green burial takes green living to the final frontier. Learn about green burial, why green burial helps the environment, and find resources for green burial information." i--#if expr="$zTP='t3'" --...
    • Baby Boomers and Arthritis: Increasing Arthritis Linked to Higher Obesity Rates Created: Thursday, August 18, 2005 Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014
      Arthritis and obesity go together. Baby boomers have more arthritis than their parents and it may be linked to higher rates of obesity." itemprop="description"