The holidays can be a magical time of year, but they’re even more so when the grandkids are involved! Whether you get to spend every holiday with your grandchildren or wait your turn among family obligations, you want to make sure that every moment you spend with your grandkids this season is special. Read More
We all have an ideal lifestyle that we aspire to, and for many of us, retirement is the time we get to realize our lifestyle goals. Whether we imagine ourselves pursuing new horizons or simply enjoying the relaxing and entertaining pastimes we’ve always loved, we all have an idea of what it means to live well.
When it comes to senior health, experts in the field are quick to share best practices and advice on maintaining physical wellness, utilizing habits such as a good diet, exercise, balance and flexibility training and more. Occasionally, keeping an active social life is included in this list for its potential to get seniors moving and improving cognitive health. Although these benefits of social activity are great, socialization has so much more to offer aging adults. Read More
Making decisions about your retirement – where you want to live, how you’ll protect your assets, what kind of care you want should you ever need it – are no small tasks. As we get further into our retirement, our perspectives might change as the result of health concerns, new grandkids or the state of our finances. Once we’ve made these important plans, we need to share them with the people closest to us. Read More
Many individuals include lifelong learning as a means for creating a fulfilling lifestyle. For seniors, the pursuit of learning can become an even greater endeavor. While the pleasure and knowledge that comes from continued learning certainly results in fulfillment, engaging the mind in learning can be extra beneficial for seniors’ health. Read More
Once our kids move out of the house and we retire from careers, it may seem as though our daily social opportunities shrink. If we’re not intentional about connecting with others outside our home, retirement can quickly become an isolating experience. We no longer have the same routines that made social interaction a natural occurrence, so we have to come up with new ways of connecting with others on a regular basis. Read More