Category Archives: Aging in Place

Stretching isn’t just for the younger generation!

Dynamic stretching is one of the best ways to stay limber, strong, and find relief from arthritis in day-to-day life. In this article, you can find dynamic stretching exercise videos that can promote flexibility for years to come. What is Dynamic Stretching? Dynamic stretching is stretching-in-motion. You continue moving during each stretch without pausing, which helps […]

The Serious Challenge of Elder Abuse

Parents, grandparents and other older loved ones often play big roles in our lives and who we become. Role changes are often so gradual that we don’t notice until we’ve become their caretakers, but with that job comes great responsibility. Our elderly loved ones need not just our care but also our protection against potential […]

Support Groups for Seniors: Knowing When to Seek Help is Important

As we become older, our lives change in many ways. People retire, children grow up and move out, friends move to distant places, and some friends and family members pass away. “These are natural life changes, but they can bring serious consequences for our health if they leave us feeling isolated,” says Susan Houston, Vice […]

70 Strong Resources on Dementia, Memory Loss and Normal Aging

Many older adults come to 70Strong.org seeking information and resources in San Mateo County, California, on memory loss, dementia, the basics of Alzheimer’s disease and normal aging. These are issues of growing concern as our population ages. As the National Institute on Aging states, “Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia among older adults. […]

Providing a Lift with Lyft

Jody W. is delighted. Jody is a retired, 80-year-young Redwood City resident who loves her fitness and water-color classes. But getting to them was a challenge. Jody is not alone. Transportation is on many people’s minds. That’s why people are delighted to find out that 70 Strong can assist them in trying out Lyft, the […]

Staying Up-to-Date With the Latest Technology

As technology continues to evolve, it can also grow more intimidating to the older population. Tech essentials, such as computers, smartphones, and tablets always seem to need the latest software updates in order to function. Worse, seniors may find that the new tech they’ve purchased might work slightly different than the device they previously had, […]

6 Things to Know When Getting Older

As an aging adult, what can you expect in your later years of life? In addition to mental and physical changes, lifestyle changes and other transitions will happen as well. But, don’t fret! What is important is that seniors should be well educated in these transitions and what they can be doing every day that […]