Most of us anticipate with a feeling of excitement the opportunity to share the holidays with our loved ones near and far, even if we aren’t there with them. We celebrate traditions, special meals, holiday treats and catching up with our family members who travel great (or small) distances to be together and reach out … Read more7 Family Activities to Help Seniors Fend Off Holiday Blues & Depression
The holidays are special times for all of us it is true! During the holidays it is an especially important time to reminisce with our senior loved ones, providing them with opportunities to step back in time and remember feelings of enjoyment and comfort. Many of our seniors have lost so much throughout their lifetimes … Read moreSeniors’ Holiday Movie Memories ~ Our Top Picks for Family Reminiscing
Use it or lose it, as the adage goes. Our brains are no different, according to recent research. Our brains are stimulated by many of the same activities that we have all done from the time we were very young, such as reading, solving all kinds of puzzles and writing of any type. As our … Read moreBrain Stimulating Activities to Fight Cognitive Impairment in Seniors
Maintaining cognition (awareness, reasoning & judgment) as our senior loved ones age is an important concern for family members and other caregivers. A decline in mental abilities can often impact the ability of our elders to maintain the independence they desire. We are often looking for the magic pill that allows us to age gracefully or … Read moreKeep Senior Brains Sharp – and It’s Fun Too!