You shouldn't have to give up an earth-friendly approach to living when you move to an assisted living community. While seniors might think they're no longer equipped to serve an environmentally friendly agenda, there are several ways sustainable living can be incorporated into a small space.
You've heard of Medicare, and maybe you even have the coverage already. However, understanding how it all works can be confusing. The plan covers many of your medical expenses, but it doesn't cover everything. Learn more about Medicare to ensure you get the coverage you need to manage your changing health care needs as you age.
Tax scams have caused thousands of people to lose money and experience other difficulties like tax penalties. Unfortunately, many scammers target seniors through the mail and by phone or email. The good news is that you can protect yourself from falling victim to scams by following these tips.
Grand Junction has plenty of activities for seniors, but sometimes you want to venture beyond the community with a longer trip. Traveling helps keep you active and your mind sharp with new sights and experiences. Senior travel can require a little extra planning to account for mobility limitations, medications and other needs. From choosing the right destination to how to pack, these senior travel tips can help make your trip more successful and enjoyable.
What do you think of when you hear the words "essential oil?" For many, essential oils are synonymous with aromatherapy, but they can also be delicious flavor enhancers for food and drink.
There are many times in the Bible when people prayed to God or Jesus for help with problems they were going through. From sickness to pain, many of them had their issues resolved thanks to the power of their prayers.
At Grand Villa in Grand Junction, Colorado, we encourage residents to stay active. Whether you need a cold drink after an exercise class or you just returned from walking the nearby Spanish Trail, it's important to choose beverages that quench your thirst without adding too many calories to your daily diet.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that adults aged 65 or older participate in moderate-intensity exercise for 150 minutes or high-intensity exercise for 75 minutes per week and complete at least two strength-training workouts. Following these guidelines can lead to health benefits like improved weight management, a lower risk of heart attack and stroke and even a reduction in feelings of stress and depression.
After decades of career building, consistent saving and careful planning, retirement is no longer a far-off destination in the distant future. A lifetime of hard work has come to a graceful close, and it's finally time to kick your feet up with your morning cup of coffee and ponder how you'd like to spend your day.
For many, journaling is a cathartic tool that clears the mind and emotions and helps to process and heal trauma. Making it a routine part of your daily life has been proven to yield a plethora of health benefits, from managing stress, anxiety and depression to tracking your own personal habits and behaviors. Putting your thoughts and feelings down on paper on a daily basis can help you learn to identify personal triggers and negative inner dialect, thus nourishing your growth as an individual with each page you fill.
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