4 of the Best Wheelchair-Accessible Trails in U.S. National Parks

From rolling into the great, wide open to seeing gators up-close, these national park trails offer wheelchair users a variety of experiences. For wheelchair users, the great outdoors can often be a no-go. With frequent rough terrain and other unexpected barriers courtesy of Mother Nature, people with disabilities sometimes opt for

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Underwear for the problem no one wants to admit they have

The founder of Willow, a new line of sleek, direct-to-consumer underwear for those with incontinence, says startups underserve older generations. By Rina Raphael “It’s kind of a taboo topic,” Will Herlands says of his newest venture. “Understandably, people don’t like to talk about peeing in your pants.” He’s talking about adult incontinence—and while it

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11 Trips You Need to Take as Soon as You Retire

Getty Images/iStockphoto You've got all the time in the world and all the world to see. Start planning. PATRICIA DOHERTY MARCH 22, 2017 No more waiting for your annual vacation and then filling it end-to-end until you drag yourself back to work needing another week off. You are retired— and if you’re reading this, you probably love

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Scootaround’s Accessible Travel Guide

If you have a motion disability, it's essential to make sure you're fully prepared before you go on a trip. Not only will your trip run smoothly, but your well-earned vacation will also be stress-free. Regardless of whether you're traveling with a wheelchair, scooter or other mobility aid, our Accessible Travel Guide will help

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The Tablet Designed Just For Seniors

Enjoy a secure family network on a grandPad tablet, specifically designed for older adults that are unfamiliar or uncomfortable with technology. Put this lab-tested tech tool on your what-to-buy list: grandPad is a device specially designed to be used by seniors, who often feel left out of our Instagram world. Its

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Google Maps adds wheelchair accessible routes to major cities

For anyone with limited mobility, travel can be a challenge. It's going to get a little easier now that Google Maps is adding 'wheelchair accessible' routes to major cities. The long-awaited wheelchair option came about as part of Google's famous "20 percent project," which encourages employees to pursue creative endeavors outside

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50+ Girlfriend Getaways Gain Popularity

Girlfriend getaways gain popularity among retirees, preretirees as many women over 50 are discovering the rejuvenating properties of vacationing with female friends. In the first month of 2018, women-only bookings have surpassed the total number of women-only trips operated by Abercrombie & Kent in 2017. Typically, the company's trips are 7

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So, You Want To Move To France? Some Advice.

Probably just about every person who's visited the country has contemplated, at least for a moment, moving to France. It's the glimpses of everyday life that are so appealing. The mother hurrying her lollygagging child to school, people stopping at the market each day to pick out the food for dinner,

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Looking to gain strength and stay healthy? Lift weights and eat more protein, especially if you’re over 40.

Looking to gain strength and stay healthy? Lift weights and eat more protein, especially if you’re over 40. This is actually a study of a bunch of studies. Researchers took those studies and collated the data. What surprised everyone was how much benefit was derived from a little exercise and eating

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