No one needs to be a social butterfly to have a vibrant, healthy social life but quality of life is important. The following tips will help start thinking about ways to remain social.   Volunteer A variety of organizations are in need of people willing to help. Positions available to volunteers may take small or… Read More


Exercise is a better remedy and is imperative when coping with the discomfort of arthritis. How Exercise Helps Arthritis New research on Osteo-Arthritis (OA) shows exercise slows the damage OA causes and keeps joints healthy. Exercise is proven to be beneficial as a non-drug treatment for pain reduction. Patients who exercise report improvements in movement… Read More


Moving, illness, retirement and the changing cultures of neighborhoods are major factors in life style changes. Staying socially active is important both physically and mentally.   According to the National Institute on Aging, social interaction is integral to staying healthy as you age. Studies on remaining social and healthy in the elderly have shown these… Read More


The alterations of living as a Senior have many retreating into their homes and losing the social life built throughout younger years. The cultures of neighborhoods change when friends and family pass away or move to other places. Independent or Assisted Living Communities are one way to continue to have a social life in a… Read More


Looking into a mirror while wearing a swimsuit exposes every blemish, lump and bump a woman has been able to ignore or disguise until this one dramatic moment. Females would rather be locked in a dark cobweb filled cellar than go shop for a swimsuit. Not Gertrude. Gertrude’s Retirement Community has recently offered a membership… Read More