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 [...]
In 2020, now that travel has become increasingly restrictive (at least for the short-haul) it’s refreshing to learn that seniors living with dementia at Sunshine Retirement Living communities can now tour the world via virtual reality (VR). Their virtual adventures [...]
Did you ever sit through one of those “B” movies in the 1950s or ‘60s, where a futuristic space hero was being attacked by evil robots? You probably left the drive-in thankful that you’d never have to deal with something [...]
The U.S. justice system was designed to give everyone the right to a speedy trial, judged in part by a jury of peers. Jurors come from all walks of life, with all interests and backgrounds. Being on a jury panel is an [...]
A family with roots grows strong, and family tree lays out these roots for remembrance in and connection with the current generation and those to come. Spreading your lineage across a physical page illustrates relationships, common traits, health histories and [...]
Tablets can be the perfect tech gift for a senior. They are usually easy to use out of the box, are lightweight, offer font enlargements,… and are touch sensitive. They typically take less time to learn how to use than [...]
Technology changes at a rapid pace, and it can be hard for people of any age to keep up. More and more seniors are embracing… the digital age as it offers many benefits such as keeping in touch with family, [...]
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