When people talk about being healthy, they are usually just talking about being free of symptoms. But, if you step back and look at a holistic definition of health, it’s about a whole lot more than just being disease- and [...]
Did you know that meditation can actually influence our physical health? The mind-body connection branch of medicine deals with how thoughts and emotions can affect your physical and mental health. Doctors practicing mind-body medicine may prescribe holistic activities instead of [...]
The New Year is a time that is associated with positive change – many of us commit to better ourselves. But it’s also necessary that we take time to prepare ourselves and our environment to support the goals that we [...]
When it comes to getting in the holiday spirit, there is no shortage of activity ideas. This is a wonderful thing because it means there is something for everyone to enjoy. Luckily, many of these activities are also extremely inexpensive, [...]
During childhood, it seems as though you made a new friend at the end of every conversation, but as the years go by, it can be a bit more challenging. However, don’t let this stop you and your loved one [...]
The holidays are an excellent time to reflect on what you’re most grateful for and spend time with those that you love. However, despite being one of the most wonderful times of the year, it can have its challenges. The [...]
La Mesa is perfectly located right outside the heart of San Diego and near the gorgeous California coast. This allows for outdoor activities year-round, and the holiday season is no exception! Even though it may not feel like winter temperature-wise, [...]
Life can get busy. Between our daily routines, unexpected events, and trying to pack our days full of fun and responsibilities, managing your loved one’s medication could be something that sometimes gets forgotten or pushed to the back burner. This [...]
There’s never a perfect time when it comes to moving your loved one to an assisted living or memory care community, but some times are definitely better than others. Autumn is arguably the most ideal time to move them for [...]
If you’re looking into memory care facilities for your loved one, you may be wondering what exactly “memory care” entails. Here at Woodland Creek, an all-inclusive Assisted Living and Memory Care Facility located in Dresher, PA, it includes a plethora [...]
Gardening is a relaxing, productive activity that can help lower stress and support our mental health. But just because the weather is getting cooler doesn't mean we have to wait until next year to enjoy gardening. Fall is the best time to plant perennial flower bulbs, which bloom year after year!
Check with your local nursery for recommendations on what to plant. There are a range of choices--daffodils, tulips, allium, and hyacinth are 4 of the hardiest perennials for all planting zones. When spring comes around, you can look for your budding flowers!
Food is a critical component of not only our health, but our overall happiness and well being. That’s why we place a large emphasis on the importance of healthy eating. The food we eat every day plays a huge role in our brain function, and that doesn’t change as we get older. In fact, it’s even more important!: ow.ly/FQ7O50KWcuY