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Glimmers: Stop Doomscrolling and Focus on the Positive

We all want to connect with the world and with each other. We all want to be informed. The problem is, when you can't stop doomscrolling, the daily news can make humanity seem more bad than good. Over the past few years, you’ve read quite a bit on social media about all sorts of negative [...]

2022-05-29T11:20:28-07:00May 31st, 2022|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Glimmers: Stop Doomscrolling and Focus on the Positive

Feel Better and Be Better with These Two Great Reads for Seniors

There’s no better feeling than curling up with a good book. You’re holding a cup of tea, maybe you’re hearing the sound of rain outside, and suddenly all is right with the world. Reading has a healing effect. Books take us out of our daily lives, inform us and can help us forget our worries [...]

2022-05-03T13:50:00-07:00May 3rd, 2022|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Feel Better and Be Better with These Two Great Reads for Seniors

Virtual Reality at Your Fingertips: A Simple Guide to Inviting VR Into Your Life

In our previous posts on virtual reality (here and here), we explored the benefits of integrating VR into your life. Reduce anxiety, activate your memory, and check items off your bucket list right from home—the possibilities are endless! Senior living communities across the U.S. (and the globe) are enhancing their residents’ well-being with VR. A [...]

2022-03-06T15:51:33-08:00March 7th, 2022|Senior Health & Wellness, Senior Technology|Comments Off on Virtual Reality at Your Fingertips: A Simple Guide to Inviting VR Into Your Life

Yoga in Fiji? Hike the Grand Canyon? You Can Do it ALL Without Leaving Home

Last month, we shared with you news about the exciting new world of virtual reality (VR) and the numerous health benefits for seniors. But have you considered how VR positively impacts your well-being? Of course, there are many different ways you can use VR to improve your well-being. Whether you’re just having fun inside the [...]

2022-03-06T15:27:39-08:00January 25th, 2022|Senior Health & Wellness, Senior Technology|Comments Off on Yoga in Fiji? Hike the Grand Canyon? You Can Do it ALL Without Leaving Home

4 Ways Virtual Reality Can Improve Your Health and Well-Being After 60

What do you think of when you hear the words “virtual reality”? If it’s a vision of young people wearing headgear and wildly waving their arms around at nothing … well, you’re right. But virtual reality, VR for short, isn’t just for the youngsters anymore. Seniors are experiencing incredibly positive health outcomes with VR! While [...]

2022-03-06T15:27:31-08:00January 3rd, 2022|Senior Health & Wellness, Senior Technology|Comments Off on 4 Ways Virtual Reality Can Improve Your Health and Well-Being After 60

Can SilverSneakers Help You Live Healthier?

Disclosure: Some of the links in this post are affiliate links. If you use them to make a purchase, we earn a commission. We link to companies and products because of their quality, not because of the commission. The decision is yours, and whether or not you decide to buy something is completely up to [...]

2021-11-10T12:21:15-08:00November 10th, 2021|Fitness, Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Can SilverSneakers Help You Live Healthier?

10 Thanksgiving Safety Tips for Seniors

And just like that, the time to plan for Thanksgiving has arrived! Why does the holiday season always seem to take us by surprise? Just yesterday summer was in full bloom. Today we’re suddenly preparing for colder weather, planning for holiday meals and gatherings, and prepping for upcoming travel.  With the hustle and bustle of [...]

2021-11-10T12:07:26-08:00November 10th, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on 10 Thanksgiving Safety Tips for Seniors

It’s Fall, Y’all!

Autumn is finally here! How did that happen so fast? One minute we’re enjoying the sunshine and barbecues in the backyard, and the next we’re welcoming Mr. Autumn Man and digging out wool sweaters.  Fall always inspires mixed emotions. On the one hand, we’re sad to see the sunny days and beach trips slip away. [...]

2021-11-10T13:34:08-08:00October 11th, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness, Senior Health Insurance|Comments Off on It’s Fall, Y’all!

“Grandparent Scam” Elder Fraud Ring Busted by DOJ – Here’s What You Should Know

If you’ve been reading our recent articles and keeping up with the news, you’ve no doubt heard about the rampant elder fraud targeting seniors. In addition to internet and telephone scams that try to steal funds from unsuspecting seniors, there’s also the frightening trend of elder guardianship scams that you should be aware of. Elder [...]

2021-09-24T14:19:47-07:00September 24th, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on “Grandparent Scam” Elder Fraud Ring Busted by DOJ – Here’s What You Should Know

Getting Back to Senior Summer Fun in 2021

Summer 2021 is here, and we’re ready for it! With COVID-19 (mostly) in retreat, mask mandates lifting, and life looking more normal than it has in a long time, now’s the time to get out and get active! Sixty-one percent of Americans gained weight during the pandemic. If you’re one of them, exercising more will [...]

2021-07-26T11:11:34-07:00July 26th, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Getting Back to Senior Summer Fun in 2021