Tips and Insights

How to make your house retirement ready

How to make your house retirement ready

For many of us, our home isn’t just the place we live in but an embodiment of so many fond memories. Every room holds precious memories of our lives and our children's at different stages of their lives. We can practically walk back in time by simply entering a room...

Practical tips for nurturing your marriage as a grandparent

Practical tips for nurturing your marriage as a grandparent

Welcoming a new grandchild in our golden years can be a source of much joy and happiness, but it can also change a marriage in many ways. The grandmother mostly goes within days of the new baby’s arrival to offer support and postpartum care to the new mom. Many times,...

A guide to postpartum care for your daughter-in-law

A guide to postpartum care for your daughter-in-law

One of the blessings that come with becoming a senior citizen is the joy of being a grandparent. There are very few things that compare to that feeling of holding the child of your offspring in your arms. However, as joyous and beautiful as the birth of your...

4 Potential Home Hazards Retirees Face

4 Potential Home Hazards Retirees Face

A lot of people look forward to retirement as a time to catch their breath from the hustle and bustle of life so they can focus more on the things that are most important. Nowadays, retirees are becoming more conscious about planning for life after retirement, which...

Keeping Loneliness at Bay in Your Golden Years

Keeping Loneliness at Bay in Your Golden Years

Loneliness is a state of being that can creep up on anyone at any time. The unfortunate truth is that as we age, loneliness becomes a more common problem. But like anything else, loneliness can be managed and even overcome. If you’re feeling lonely now that you’re in...

Diabetes in old age

Diabetes in old age

Would you believe it if I told you that being a Nigerian influences how prone you are to diabetes? Sounds rather ridiculous. Right? Novo Nordisk, a global health care company, carried out a research in Nigeria which revealed that there are currently 3.6 million adults...

Old age and forgetfulness

Old age and forgetfulness

Have you ever walked into a room to pick something and had to wait a minute or two to remember what exactly you had gone in to get? Many retired folks deal with experiences like this a lot, such that one may be wondering whether it is the regular once in a while...

Eating late in old age

Eating late in old age

Eating late in old age may be as harmful to one’s health as eating unhealthy food. As a retiree, you have most likely been told that “you are what you eat”. This statement is true, but it’s not the complete truth. You are not just what you eat. You are what you eat...

Health benefits of sugar

Health benefits of sugar

We’ve all been warned about the danger of indulging in sugary treats and the effect it can have on our health, especially as we grow older. Retired folks are vulnerable to a lot of health issues and this is why we have to take care of ourselves to improve our health....