Gardening in your golden years:

Gardening in your golden years As Mary Poppins said, “A thing of beauty is a joy forever.” Many seniors know the joy of planting, tending, and benefiting from the literal fruit, flowers, and vegetables in a garden. Aging doesn’t have to diminish the benefits of enjoying the outdoor as a gardener. There are a few [...]

Spring cleaning from the inside out:

  When the weather begins to warm up, it’s natural to throw open the windows and clean up your home or apartment. But spring cleaning doesn’t have to only be for your house! You can use this wonderful time of year as an opportunity to do some spring cleaning on the inside by eating well. [...]

Game on, Sports Fans!

March is the month for sports. The end of winter is in sight, plants begin to sprout, and the days become sunnier and warmer. In February, the two biggest sporting events drew millions of people to their television sets: the Super Bowl and the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Athletes prepare for these competitions their entire [...]

By |2018-02-27T12:08:13-05:00March 1st, 2018|Senior Living|0 Comments

Your Real-Life Social Network

There are literally hundreds of ways to connect with people nowadays, thanks to technology. You can tweet, snap, like, post, share, and pin your way to connecting with possibly millions of people around the world in an instant. Those interactions can keep us occupied for a while, but they are different than the kinds of [...]

By |2018-02-08T16:58:08-05:00February 10th, 2018|Senior Living|0 Comments

Joy in the Journey – Goal Setting for Seniors

According to Carrie Robertson, Research & Community Education, Chicago Methodist Senior Services, as stated in her blog post Goal Setting – Important at Any Age, “Adults that are in or approaching retirement might think they’ve already reached their destination, and therefore won’t really benefit from goals anymore. While you may have reached your retirement destination, [...]

By |2018-01-10T13:06:08-05:00January 10th, 2018|Senior Living|0 Comments

How to Choose the Right Pet

There can be a lot of benefits to owning a pet, no matter what the age. When seniors are trying to pick out a pet, it’s important to make sure that pet is compatible to the senior’s lifestyle and energy level. Here are a few things to think about when picking out a pet for [...]

By |2017-01-07T17:33:47-05:00September 25th, 2016|Senior Living|0 Comments

Benefits of Early Morning Exercises

It’s already pretty well-known that exercise is a pretty important part of staying healthy, no matter what the age. Exercising specifically in the morning, though, can provide some additional benefits. Setting that time aside first thing in the morning means you’ll be able to start off your day already being productive. The benefits of exercise [...]

By |2017-01-07T17:33:48-05:00September 24th, 2016|Senior Living|0 Comments

Reasons to Stay Active

We often hear that there are a lot of benefits to exercising, but a lot of times it can be difficult to find the motivation to do it or to know which exercises are the best ones. It’s important, though, to keep up a fitness routine through the aging process. There might be a need [...]

By |2017-01-07T17:33:48-05:00September 21st, 2016|Senior Living|0 Comments
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