After working all those years, the day has finally come for you to not only retire but to enjoy retirement. You fill out your paperwork, your coworkers throw you a party, and finally you say your goodbyes. Now what? You [...]
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 [...]
Practicing a healthy diet has a significant impact on overall health. Not only does it help with weight maintenance, but it also increases energy, decreases risk of disease, and fosters brain health. And for seniors, especially those experiencing memory issues, [...]
When it comes to food, Oregon has a plethora of options to choose from with its local ingredients from its farms, vineyards, dairies, oceans, and rivers. Those from Oregon enjoy the fresh ingredients the state offers on a regular basis. [...]
Food is a huge component of our everyday lives. Our food habits–the types of foods we eat as well as our routines around meal times–influence so much of our health and wellness. And eating thoughtful, well-balanced meals is an essential [...]
Do you ever have those days when you want to eat a restaurant-style meal without the hassle of leaving your home? We do, too. At Waterford Terrace, one of the best retirement communities in Southern California, our residents never have [...]
We know what a healthy, tasty plate looks like at our Mishawaka transitional assisted living and memory care community! At Heritage Point, we recognize that providing our residents with the nutrition they need keeps them energetic, happy, and engaged throughout [...]
Many seniors dream of retiring to a sunny climate–after all, who can resist the opportunity for year-round outdoor activities? Whether you prefer a low-key stroll around a park or a more active hobby like hiking or fishing, the beautiful California [...]
You’ve heard of spring cleaning, but freshening up for fall is just as important! The fall and winter months bring cooler weather and short days, requiring changes to your lifestyle–and your home. There’s nothing quite like having your home cozy, [...]
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