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One in five adults suffer from arthritis, and the majority of these are seniors. For older adults to understand the stages of living with arthritis, it’s helpful to talk about how the disease is identified, diagnosed and managed.

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Oral cancer screening is an important test for older adults. Estimates show that more than 50,000 people will be diagnosed with oral cancer this year, and seniors are more at risk.

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The American Diabetes Association states 25% of seniors have some form of diabetes, and that number is expected to increase as the population of adults 60 and over grows.

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Many things change as people get older. Something that people don’t expect to change is sleep. In fact, 46% of adults 65 and older have trouble falling asleep on a regular basis.

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GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a Senior Moment-um Program on Monday, April 29. Meet in the Gilford Community Church fellowship hall at 11:30 a.m. for an afternoon of Scattergories, coffee, tea and water. Participants are asked to RSVP by Friday, April 26.

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CONCORD — New frauds and scams seem to crop up weekly. Identity theft and other scams rob millions of Americans of their hard-earned money. Last year alone, Americans lost $18 billion dollars to fraud and scams. Statistically, every two seconds, a con artist steals someone’s identity.

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February as usual, was such a short month, but FUNFILLED!  Our theme of “An Enchanted February” had us reminiscing about fairy tales and princesses.  We began the month by celebrating our favorite football team, The NE Patriots, with tailgate party social.  Then we rooted for them to take it…

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CONCORD — New Hampshire ranks 50th when it comes to offering services that help keep people in their homes and communities as they age. AARP warns that more must be done, at an accelerated pace, to meet changing demographic demands. Of New Hampshire residents age 50 and older, 95% say they w…

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GILFORD — The Gilford Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a Senior Moment-um Program on Monday, March 4. The group will meet upstairs at Funspot at 12:15 p.m. for a round of mini golf. After golf, the group will head to Kellerhaus for ice cream. Participants are responsible for the…

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January found us celebrating all month with various “popping” fun. We popped into 2019 with a little bubbly, and used the corks for a craft. We used bubble wrap, not only to pop, but for a couple of crafts and a centerpiece, as well. We popped bubbles while learning about the science behind …

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CONCORD — New frauds and scams seem to crop up weekly. Identity theft and other scams rob millions of Americans of their hard-earned money. Last year alone, Americans lost $18 billion to fraud and scams. Statistically, a con artist steals someone’s identity every two seconds.