Recollections of past holidays are replayed as life now feels as if it is moving at a slower pace. Memories of warmth shared while visiting with family and friends will help carry Seniors through the next few cold months.   Connection is important, especially to Seniors who are isolated. Advancing age stresses the value of… Read More


A New Year arrived only a few days ago, bringing good wishes and goals to weave the best of 2021 with new 2022 opportunities. An excellent place to start is at the table. Holidays traditionally present Seniors and loved ones with an abundance of sweets and carb loaded dishes. Push those foods away and picture… Read More


The song “Baby It’s Cold Outside” is a wintertime classic. Positive refrains warm our hearts but … it is COLD outside! Safety tips regarding lower temperatures are serious considerations, especially for Seniors. As bodies age, metabolism decreases and reactions to lower (or higher) temperatures slow. Fat layers thin with age, affecting the body’s ability to… Read More


“It came without ribbons. It came without bows. It came without packages, boxes, or bags. Maybe Christmas, he thought, doesn’t come from a store. Maybe Christmas perhaps means a little bit more.” – The Grinch A famous quote from an unlikely character frames Christmas and all holidays perfectly. There is a time after wrapping presents,… Read More


Scents of cinnamon and peppermint permeate the air, announcing the holidays have arrived. First Hanukkah enters with latkes, beef brisket, matzo ball soup and delicious jelly-filled doughnuts. Next Kwanzaa stirs the senses with Caribbean delights, jalapeno black-eyed peas, catfish, and sweet potato pie. A final December holiday, Christmas, heralds sugar cookies, homemade candies, baked ham,… Read More