Keeping Busy Is A Key To A Happy Retirement

February 3, 2017 JuliaN Comments

People often talk about it in senior living, and it is something that we often see in our own retirement community, the people who have something to do in their day-to-day life are often the happiest. You have spent all those years working, looking after the kids, and making sure that the home was neat, Read more

How to Accomplish Your New Year’s Resolutions

January 25, 2017 JuliaN Comments

As the New Year rolls around, many people in a retirement community are going to be motivated to make a change in their daily lives. Because it reflects the start of a New Year, January 1st is the perfect time to start looking towards a ‘better you’. What can you do to make sure that Read more

5 Winter Skin Tips for Seniors

December 26, 2016 JuliaN Comments

As seniors age, one thing that happens in senior living is that skin starts to grow thinner as well as drying out. The winter weather can wreak havoc with the skin too in just one cold arctic blast. Between the cold of the outside and the warmth of the inside, the skin becomes damaged. This Read more

How to Protect Seniors During Cold Winter Months

December 7, 2016 JuliaN Comments

Seniors need to wear extra protection during the winter months. This is because older adults run greater risks of developing frostbite and hypothermia because they have less body fat. Plus the possibility of slipping and falling on the ice or in the snow from being less mobile. So it’s important for seniors to be prepared Read more

Helpful Tips for Dealing With Insomnia

November 18, 2016 JuliaN Comments

Changes in sleeping patterns as you age is a normal part of aging. Sometimes, it’s also part of independent living because old routines can change when aging especially if you are on your own. These changes in sleeping patterns include waking up earlier, becoming sleepier than you used to become or sleeping less deeply. But Read more

Start the Day Right: Ideas for a Healthy Breakfast

October 27, 2016 JuliaN Comments

If you’re a senior, you are at greater risk to suffer from malnutrition whether you live in a senior care facility or you are independent living on your own. A senior sometimes has trouble eating adequate nutritional food. This can be because of the high cost of healthy foods which may be beyond a budget Read more

Time To Boogey Baby – Boogey

October 20, 2016 JuliaN Comments

Whether it’s in a dance class or a ballroom setting, dancing seniors are out there having a great time. Interested in improving your health? Consider dancing your aches and pains away. First step is to get clearance from your doctor; know what your limits are. Doctors will encourage you to get some exercise and movement Read more

It’s Time To Start Exercising

October 13, 2016 JuliaN Comments

If getting out of bed and starting on your morning routine is getting harder because you’re stiff and sore, it’s probably time to start exercising. Health experts tell us that exercising a minimum of 150 minutes a week is needed to maintain your health.  One way to do this is to do something every day.  Read more

Celebrate Fall

September 12, 2016 JuliaN Comments

Autumn is time of change.  Hot summer days are fading; temperatures are starting to drop.  Squirrels are running rampant in your yard, hiding food for the winter.  You’re going to have to take your sweaters out of storage. It’s time to have some fun.  Fall is perfect.  It’s not too hot and it’s not too Read more

Never Too Old To Find New Friends

August 29, 2016 JuliaN Comments

Making new friends is always a challenge, whether you’re six or sixty. The process of making friends hasn’t changed since your mother told you to be a friend to make a friend. The first step in making new friends is to adopt a happy, friendly attitude. Start talking to everyone you encounter during the day. Read more