“Age is just a number.” “Growing old is optional.” “80 is the new 40.”Phrases like these abound in this day and age, and while they may seem like superficial consolations for retirees, there’s actually a lot of truth to them. Young people don't have a monopoly on grand accomplishments and spectacular feats—or even daily fun and vibrant lifestyles. The secret to achieving amazing things at any age lies in the power of right now, and older adults across the globe have demonstrated repeatedly throughout history that age is not a hindrance but an advantage. Take a look at some incredible accomplishments by people in their golden years.
Everyone deserves to enjoy a vibrant and fulfilling lifestyle in retirement, but some seniors find their budgets become more restricted when they stop working. Fortunately, there are plenty of creative and enjoyable ways to make your income stretch without missing out on life's pleasures. Below, you can find five ideas for living well on a budget as a senior.
Chiropractors treat more than 35 million Americans each year, and the results seem to be positive. Around 75% of those who seek chiropractic care say their quality of life is positively impacted, according to the American Chiropractic Association. But should seniors seek chiropractic care? It's a question that comes down to your personal health needs, your preferences and the recommendations from your medical providers. Discover some benefits to chiropractic care for older adults below and talk to your provider about your options.
The written word is used increasingly less compared to how it traditionally was. With voice and video chatting more accessible as well as the shorthand style of text messaging and online abbreviations becoming the norm, writing isn't a skill everyone uses frequently. But that doesn’t mean it’s going the way of the dodo. Writing is also an activity that can build up a variety of positives in your life at any age, including the golden years.
Gardening is a fun and rewarding hobby, but what about all the plant’s you don’t have to grow? Many people enjoy the sport of foraging. Foraging is the art of identifying and collecting edible and useful wild plants. You may be able to find some of these edible weeds right around the gardens at Grand Villa in Grand Junction, Colorado, but you can also find them at local parks or in the backyards of friends and family. Here’s a quick guide and five edible weeds to get you started on your foraging journey.
With the arrival of summer and warmer temperatures, many seniors are ready to enjoy all that the pleasant weather provides when it comes to outdoor fun. From hiking and swimming to gardening and traveling, warmer months offer many opportunities to enjoy natural settings of all types in the area around Grand Junction, Colorado. That's true whether you're exploring the exterior grounds of the Grand Villa assisted living community or venturing further into the surrounding neighborhood.
The major lessons Paul wanted to convey in Ephesians can be boiled down to this: You have been saved by Christ and added to his inheritance.
Since your skin covers the entirety of your body, keeping it healthy and in good shape is important to your overall comfort and wellness.
Sodium—that's salt—seems like it would be a straightforward topic. You sprinkle some on your food for the extra yum, right? But it turns out there is more to it
With some of the coldest days of the year potentially yet to come, you may find yourself spending much more time inside. Here are a few options to choose from