As we age, the mind-body connection becomes even more important. Research has proven that a senior’s state of mind can be vital to enjoying and healthier physical, emotional and mental lifestyle during the aging years. Meditation could be the fountain of youth we've been searching for.
Maybe you’ve heard the expression “woo-sah,” which is a word crafted to encourage others to calm down and relax. Some who practice this exercise say to breathe out on the “woo” and in on the “sah” – and, aft...Read More
Unfortunately, we can’t stay young forever. No matter how hard we try, Father Time is undefeated. But that doesn’t mean we have to feel – or act – our age! Life is more fun when you are young at heart! Besides, who gets to say how we should act at certain ages? Write your own book…and feel free to rewrite the next chapter as often as you’d like.
Aging is inevitable…we can’t control that. We can, however, stay young at heart…and here are 5 ways to help accomplish that. Feel free to use som...Read More
Driving is one of many daily tasks that most of us take for granted. However, as we age, it’s important to recognize that many factors which affect our ability to operate a vehicle change – unfortunately, for the worse.
Being mindful of these changes is crucial because driving a vehicle when we are no longer able to safely do so is extremely dangerous. Another reason to focus to focus on these factors is that there are steps we can all take along the way to help preserve the necessary skil...Read More
There’s a time and a season for the various stair steps of senior care
, which range from private residences to independent living communities
to assisted living facilities to nursing homes to Alzheimer’s care units.
How do you know when a parent needs to transition from independent to assisted living?
The decision is highly personal, of course, but here are a few guide...Read More
Many of us will, at some point, come to the realization that we can no longer care for ourselves at home and will make the move to an assisted living community
. Or, perhaps, you are dealing with a loved one who is faced with this reality.
While this can be a challenging time, there are things that can be done to help ease the transition
and actually turn it i...Read More