Top Benefits of Massage Therapy for Seniors

August 3, 2018 Tatiana Comments

Massage therapy has been around for a long time. It involves the manipulation of soft tissues in the body by applying pressure gently.  The therapy has a myriad of health benefits for the elderly such as enhancing tissue healing, proper blood flow and providing relaxation. Diseases such as arthritis affect San Antonio independent living, and Read more

How to Make Spring Cleaning Your New Family Tradition

April 20, 2018 Tatiana Comments

Spring Cleaning is not just about dumping your trash. It’s a good tradition that can gather your family and turn into fun. Spring cleaning can be a daunting task and very overwhelming if you have to do it all by yourself. Whether you are an independent living senior or you are in the best assisted Read more

Weight Loss Secrets for Seniors

April 13, 2018 Tatiana Comments

Decreased activity, a high calorie diet and hormonal changes are among some of the factors that lead to weight gain for the elderly at San Antonio senior living communities and across the world. Excessive weight gain is not good for your health. Fortunately, there are several changes in lifestyle can help you maintain a healthy Read more

Benefits of Reminiscing Activities in Independent Living Community

January 17, 2018 Tatiana Comments

Many adults who live in independent living communities experience forgetfulness. Memories fade as we get older, but there are steps we can take that can help delay memory loss. One method is to use reminiscing meetings. Studies show that these meetings, which dig deep into the memory, can be very beneficial to residents of independent Read more

The Benefits of Being Social During Retirement

November 29, 2017 Tatiana Comments

When we are still working, sometimes is seems like there are not enough hours in the day to do everything that needs to be done. Going to work, taking care of a family, basic housekeeping, and socializing with family and friends, all take time. Retirement opens up new ways to spend your time, and leisure Read more

The Benefits of Pet Therapy

November 24, 2017 Tatiana Comments

With a swish of her tail, she gracefully leaps into my lap and starts to purr.  “She” is Anastasia, my Siberian cat. Having her near me is a constant source of comfort and happiness. Many residents of senior living communities have discovered the job of pet ownership.  One of the many advantages of having a Read more

Positive Effects of Internet Usage for Seniors

October 31, 2017 Tatiana Comments

It almost seems as if children know their way around technology from infancy! The world around us has become very reliant on the internet, which is accessible to most individuals these days. For those who do not have internet access at home, there are computers in retirement communities and libraries that provide free internet access. Read more

Cycling Over 50 Do’s And Don’ts

August 15, 2017 Tatiana Comments

As we get older, we understand the importance of being active. Seniors are far more likely to have physical and mental problems later in life if they do nothing but sit around and become older. When we look at all the different activities for seniors, cycling is one of the best options that you are Read more

Benefits Of Walking For Seniors

May 23, 2017 JuliaN Comments

One of the best and easiest senior activities that you could easily plan around is walking. At a time that more and more seniors are spending their time indoors, it is more important than ever for them to go outside and get a bit more active. Even though many do not consider walking on par Read more

What Do You Know About Chiropractic Treatments For Neck Pain?

May 10, 2017 JuliaN Comments

Chances are that you have heard of chiropractic care before. It can help reduce neck pain in seniors and offers a proven nonsurgical treatment option that can work for anyone. A chiropractor is able to look at the senior’s spine as a whole and is able to treat specific issues that might be bothering you. Read more