Once the trick-or-treaters have gone and remnants of Jack-o-Lanterns slowly disappear from front porches, it’s time to embrace November. There are still beautiful natural landscapes and wildlife to enjoy, even as the leaves fall from the trees and birds fly [...]
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 [...]
One of the great things about Southern Texas is that the weather stays comfortable throughout the fall –it doesn’t get too cold! You might have to put on a few extra layers, but you can still take advantage of the [...]
As we age, maintaining the mobility of our youth can become difficult. This can make it a little bit harder to plan activities for the whole family, especially if there are younger, more active members participating. If you’ve struggled with [...]
Fall is quickly approaching, and with it comes the opportunity to enjoy the cooler temperatures, beautiful scenery, and the upcoming holiday season! Here are some great ways for you and your loved one to enjoy fall from The Haven at [...]
Brains are just like any other body part, they need to be stimulated in order to stay as healthy as possible! Just like you must use your legs to keep them in shape, you must use your brain to keep [...]
If you love someone who is experiencing memory challenges or other health issues, you can help them enjoy their life to the fullest, even as they age. It’s important to start taking action to reduce the negative effects of aging [...]
A new year is traditionally the time when many of us set new goals, and seniors are no exception! In fact, about 60% of people will set a new year’s resolution for 2021. As we age, our goals will likely [...]
It’s finally the holidays! We call it the most wonderful time of the year, and we are not letting this year’s restrictions stop us from spreading the holiday cheer! If you have a loved one living in a retirement community [...]
It’s hard to believe that 2020 is almost over. This has been a crazy year to say the least, but it has also given all of us some much-needed time for personal development. As we head into a new year, [...]
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