Composing a journal or diary is something, you do for yourself.  It is as individual as fingerprints or DNA.   My view of life, loves and longevity is unlike anyone else’s perspective. so I  jot down  my feelings, as well as  everyday happenings.   Here is a combination...
There’s no doubt that the bond between grandparents and grandchildren is special. You know that they improve your quality of life, but have you ever considered that they can help improve your health too? Here are 3 ways that...
Taking a senior loved one or a senior friend out for a meal is a very special time for you both.  To make the most out of the experience for you both, there are things you might consider before...
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You’ve spent a lot of years putting together the knowledge, experience, and wisdom you’ve managed to collect so far. Shouldn’t you share some of this with the younger generations in your family?             I’m not talking about spouting your opinions, likes,...
As the year comes to an end and I have just taught my last senior group exercise class; I recently have been in a reflective mood of all the classes I’ve taught in 2018. Coincidentally, the reflective feelings between...
Are there some family members you don’t speak to anymore? Former friends you no longer hang around with? Colleagues at work who do their best to make themselves unpleasant?  Unfortunately, disputes seem to be an inevitable part of life,...
Maintaining healthy brain function becomes more important as we age. We want to stay in shape physically but keeping our smarts is just as important. One way to do this is by playing cards. Always popular and lots of...
Recently my wife and I, along with some children, grandchildren, and a great-grandchild, got together for dinner to celebrate a birthday. The restaurant’s food was excellent and the weather on their outdoor dining patio was very pleasant, but those were...
The holiday season is upon us. For most of us, this is a happy time of bonding with friends and family. The holidays, however, can be a time of sadness for seniors. Additionally, health problems and physical limitations can...
Family caregivers are stressed. They spend almost half of each month on tasks such as shopping, meal preparation, housekeeping and transportation. Almost all family caregivers help with dressing, personal hygiene and getting in and out of bed. The average...
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