12 05, 2016

Learning to Heal: The Grieving Process and Aging

May 12th, 2016|Blog, Lifestyle|0 Comments

There is no grief like the grief that does not speak. –Henry Wadsworth Longfellow  Losing someone you love can be deeply painful, impacting your physical health, your other relationships, even your ability to function. As difficult as it is to mourn and adjust to a loss, most people find ways to cope and move on [...]

25 04, 2016

Are You Good at Retirement?

April 25th, 2016|Blog, Retirement|0 Comments

The trouble with retirement is you never get a day off. – Abe Lemons  People approach retirement in two ways. They may look at aging as a bad thing to be avoided if possible, which is reinforced by our remain-youthful-at-all-costs culture, or they take the more positive approach of the golden years, when the older [...]

13 04, 2016

The Arts and You: A Partnership in Healthy Aging

April 13th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

It is not in life, but in art that self-fulfillment is to be found. -- Wilson Mizner In every stage of life and development, there is passion for art. When young children first scribble on a sheet of paper, up it goes on the fridge. Young adults may pursue their creativity through dance, visual arts, [...]

7 03, 2016

Easy Downsizing Tips for Seniors

March 7th, 2016|Blog, Independent Living, Retirement|0 Comments

It is Time to Consider Downsizing Your Home? Most people grow emotionally attached to their homes throughout the years. Each room has a memory associated with it, easily transporting us back to certain points in our lives. However, today, more and more seniors are starting to realize the joys that downsizing can bring, especially after [...]

23 02, 2016

The True Cost of Aging

February 23rd, 2016|Blog, Economics, Independent Living|0 Comments

Aging in America – the Costs Seniors Face At this point in time, there are currently around 79 million baby boomers in the United States. This generation has always had a profound effect on the economy, and as they retire they’ll begin to have more of an effect on the cost of healthcare. In fact, [...]

3 02, 2016

The Benefits of Yoga for Seniors

February 3rd, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

Why Should Seniors Try Yoga? Maintaining a level of physical activity is vital for healthy aging. Exercise helps keep us mobile, improving our balance and flexibility and allows us to stay independent for as long as possible. You’ll feel more energetic and can even manage some of your chronic aches and pains, all by being [...]

19 01, 2016

How to Beat the Winter Blues

January 19th, 2016|Blog, Lifestyle, Mental Health|0 Comments

What is Seasonal Affective Disorder? The winter months can be a difficult time for seniors. After the festivities of the holiday season are over and family and friends have returned home from visiting, the long, cold months ahead can be isolating and lonely for the elderly. However, there’s actually a scientific reason for seasonal depression, [...]

11 01, 2016

Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions

January 11th, 2016|Blog, Lifestyle|0 Comments

Popular New Year’s Resolutions According a recent survey conducted by Statistic Brain, some of the most popular New Year’s resolutions include things like losing weight, getting organized, saving money, learning something new and exciting, and spending more time with family. Around 45% of Americans will make resolutions, but sadly, only 8% of these people will [...]

21 12, 2015

The Importance of Proper Posture

December 21st, 2015|Blog, General, Lifestyle|0 Comments

The Power of Proper Posture for Seniors As people enter their 50s and 60s, it’s common for them to begin to notice that they are “shrinking”; that they’ve lost up to an inch in their overall height. This is because of the way our spines begin to change as we age. The vertebrae and discs [...]

7 12, 2015

The Benefits of Becoming a Senior Volunteer

December 7th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Seniors Volunteers and the Community If you’re a newly retired senior who is looking for interesting ways to spend your time, have you ever considered volunteer work? Seniors often have a vast wealth of knowledge and skills they’ve acquired over the span of their lives, and can help organizations save money and train the younger [...]