5 Best Second Careers for Seniors

March 30, 2018 developer Comments

Recent studies have shown that more and more Americans are turning to employment in their late years, by will or by circumstance. Some seniors turn to employment when they realize that their savings and pension are not enough to enable them live independently. Others continue working after retirement in order to stay active in the Read more

New Technologies that Can Make Senior People’s Life Easier

March 23, 2018 developer Comments

With improvement in technology almost in every aspect, it’s high time you found one of the gadgets that will improve your independent living as a senior person. Technology is known to make work easier. However, only a few senior-friendly gadgets stand tall in making this a reality to independent living seniors. Check through to see Read more

The Danger of Malnutrition for Seniors

March 16, 2018 developer Comments

For independent living seniors, malnutrition is among the biggest challenges they meet. This is mainly due to their loneliness. Seniors living alone are unable to enjoy food. Malnutrition in general refers to state of being in poor nutrition majorly because of an imbalanced diet. In some cases, it can be caused by overconsumption of one Read more

Five Most Common Medication Mistakes Which Affect Seniors

March 9, 2018 developer Comments

Most seniors are taking one or more prescription medications. One of the concerns in senior health is the improper use of medication – the consequences can be very serious – hospitalization or even death. The Five Most Common Medication Mistakes which affect Seniors are: Taking the wrong number of pills. It is easy to take Read more

Best Places to Visit this Winter

February 27, 2018 developer Comments

What is the best part of being retired? Freedom! As a retiree in a senior living community, you don’t have to worry about waking up to an alarm clock every morning or fighting the crowds during your daily commute. You also don’t need to limit your travel to school vacations but can pick up and Read more

You are Never Too Old to Start Exercising

February 15, 2018 developer Comments

Many young adults make time for exercise in their daily routine, whether it’s an early morning run, a lunchtime spin class, or a yoga class after work. However, most baby boomers had a different lifestyle in their young adulthood and even middle age. Decades ago, for most adults attending a daily yoga class may not Read more

Benefits of Gardening for Seniors

February 5, 2018 developer Comments

A thing of beauty is a joy forever. John Keats   Whether gardening is something you have enjoyed your whole life or it something you have just discovered after moving to a senior living community, this activity offers endless benefits. Ways members of the senior living community can benefit from Gardening: Fresh herbs, vegetables and Read more

The Importance of Laughter in the Retirement Community

January 17, 2018 developer Comments

“Always laugh when you can, it is cheap medicine.” – Lord Byron The Benefits of Laughter Research shows that the place when we laugh, the affected area of the brain where it happens is in the frontal and the temporal lobe, which are the same areas where depression occurs. If one takes an MRI, one Read more

Activities for Men in the Senior Living Community

January 12, 2018 developer Comments

In most senior living communities, activities seem to be geared toward women. In fact, women outnumber men in senior living communities, so that is understandable. However, men need to have activities that peak their interest as well. Activities coordinators can take a survey to find out what the interests are in the senior living community, Read more

How to Start Participating in Retirement Community Activities

January 5, 2018 developer Comments

Many retirement communities offer quite a few activities for their residents. These activities can be: Sports, such as golf, or bocce games, Games, such as Bingo or chess championships, Cultural events such as an international movie night or trip to a museum, Culinary events, such as potluck or cooking classes.   Events such as these Read more