It should be. Medical professionals have found meditation increases mental, physical and emotional health, all concerns as we age. Life becomes busier every year and we start to forget the small pieces of our routines or take shortcuts to allow time for other commitments. A high-speed lifestyle often results in stress, depression or even physical… Read More


This behavior is termed “Sundowning.” Sundowning (or Sundowner’s) is not a disease, but a symptom categorization under the overall symptoms of Alzheimer’s. What is Sundowning and Why Does It Occur? Sundowning is traditionally triggered during the evening or when there is little sunlight. The exact reason for Sundowning has not yet been found, which is… Read More


It does, however, weaken the immune system. A day spent outdoors requires appropriate precautions to be taken in order to stay healthy, especially during this flu season. Flu shots are recommended every year but safe health habits and hygiene are equally important. Cover your mouth when coughing, wash hands frequently and avoid crowds. The flu… Read More


An ongoing connection with others to establish meaningful relationships with a community and others is important. Engaging in social activities seems to be a natural occurrence in younger years but older adults living alone face unique social challenges, some leading to health issues. it is important to identify the sources and address them to avoid… Read More


Football season is definitely here. There is no denying boisterous shouts when a successful play is made or grimacing moans when the quarterback throws an incomplete pass. Former football players puff out their chests with bravado and both men and women rattle off players and statistics as if they have been part of the family… Read More