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The Art of Senior Living

The Art of Senior Living

For many seniors who wish to remain active, art classes may be a great choice. Art stimulates creative thinking and can take their mind off of illness. Working with paints, canvas, colors, and textures can have a soothing effect on senior citizens. Fine arts,...

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Secret to Health at 70 – Play Varsity Sports in High School

Secret to Health at 70 – Play Varsity Sports in High School

Fit and healthy 70 year olds who don’t frequently visit the doctor have something unexpected in common – they played varsity sports in high school. A new study tracked 712 World War II veterans who were healthy as young men – they had passed a rigorous physical exam...

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Blended Families

Blended Families

Multi-generational households have always been a reality. However, with more blended families today than ever before, there are added dimensions to complexities of families. The extent of the benefit found in this modern shift in family make-up, may not yet be fully...

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Making Seniors Comfortable During Thanksgiving Dinner

Making Seniors Comfortable During Thanksgiving Dinner

The holiday dining season starts this week with Thanksgiving and a good hostess knows how to make all her guests, both young and old, feel welcome at any festivity.  It’s not simply a matter of serving good food, it’s how you serve that makes for a positive...

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Is the Holiday Season Coming Earlier?

Is the Holiday Season Coming Earlier?

You may have noticed a new trend in retailing. Merchants are focusing on the all-important holiday season earlier and earlier. Thanksgiving Day used to provide the first sign that Christmas was coming. Today, many retailers have been promoting Christmas since the week...

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Seniors See Familiar Holiday Names Disappear

Seniors See Familiar Holiday Names Disappear

To 90-yearold Adam Schaeffer, the holiday season always meant visiting Sears to select new tools at holiday discounts for his well-stocked garage. He isn’t as active anymore, but when he does need tools, he finds much of what he desires, elsewhere. With so many...

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