Reading as an Antidepressant Aging undoubtedly brings change. Friends die, family members move away, visits become fewer and feelings of isolation begin to take root. Physical barriers may limit travel and access to transportation…all of which may cause depression. When a Senior shows one or more symptoms of depression (increased negativity, lethargy, and feelings of… Read More


Bodies need proper nourishment throughout every stage of life and proper nutrition keeps them healthy, energetic, positive and alert. Food for Thought All cells in the body, including brain cells, need to be well-nourished in order to function at their best. Brain cells require nutrients to help with information recall, the ability to understand, to… Read More


There are a few reasons why senior communities and pets go together. Dogs may be considered man’s best friend but let’s not forget cats, both of whom are popular with the older generation. Pets are particularly important in providing health benefits, both mental and physical. Senior Communities Who Welcome Pets Many Senior Communities welcome residents… Read More


A variety of reasons are responsible: friends and family pass away, relocate or become more isolated. Skills required to comfortably meet new people may be rusty, but it is important to have a social life in your later years. Research shows the importance of interacting with others during all stages of life. Physical, mental and… Read More


Memorial Day is more than barbecues, picnics and parades. It is a day of intense emotion when people come together as a country and give thanks to Veterans for their sacrifices. Celebrate Memorial Day to keep the true meaning alive and to fulfill a promise to never forget the sacrifices made in the name of freedom.… Read More