Family traditions are how we connect with each other across generations. By sharing our favorite events, experiences, silly games, gifts, and songs with each other, we build bonds that stand the test of time and make our family experiences unique. [...]
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 [...]
The relationship between parents and children requires a delicate balance. Through the course of a lifetime, roles can change dramatically. This can sometimes be a source of stress for everyone involved. It is not uncommon for adult children to lose [...]
Healthy foods tend to have a bad reputation for not tasting good or being challenging to find. However, some of the best health-boosting foods are tasty and easily accessible at your local grocery store! If you’re looking for ways to [...]
Staying warm is essential for our comfort and health–our bodies are more susceptible to colds, infections, and viruses when the temperature drops. Prepare early for the cold, and remember that it’s okay to invest in things, like space heaters and [...]
Once winter arrives, it can be easy to forget your daily exercise routine. It’s much more tempting to stay inside to keep warm and cozy up during the shorter days. However, physical activity is essential no matter the time of [...]
I think we can all agree that we enjoy receiving thoughtful gifts–but sometimes not as much as we enjoy giving them! At the same time, it can seem challenging to figure out what to give your loved one. Getting more [...]
When the weather changes and we start spying the first twinkling lights on neighborhood homes, we know the holidays are approaching. As we get closer to Thanksgiving and the holiday season, it is a time to bond with family, share [...]
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 [...]
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