March ’24 Senior Resources Guide: Aging Gracefully, Positively, and Healthily

older woman with basket of flowers

by Suzanne Pollak, senior writer for JCA, for the Washington Jewish Week

Upgrades in modern medicine, housing and technology really are making life easier for older adults. There are more effective ways to deal with pain as well as improved methods to treat prostate cancer screen more effectively test for breast cancer.

Realizing it is time to move out of the family home no longer has to feel like the first step into the grave. There are so many types of houses and communities designed for older adults.

Technology, often with just an easy to use app on a cell phone or computer, allows us to turn on the lights and heat or cool our homes before we even get there. We can stay better connected to family and friends even when getting around becomes more difficult.

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