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8 Brain-Boosting Autumn Activities to Prevent Dementia

Is there any season as beautiful as autumn? Sure, summer is sublime and spring is the thing (we won’t even mention winter). But there’s something about summer’s graceful decrescendo into a crisp, golden world of harvests and leaves that feels reinvigorating. And opens the door to new activities to prevent dementia. Fall is a great [...]

2022-10-04T16:32:54-07:00October 1st, 2022|Memory Care|Comments Off on 8 Brain-Boosting Autumn Activities to Prevent Dementia

Why More Seniors are Taking Up Forest Bathing—and How You Can Too!

When you hear the term forest bathing, you probably conjure the image of a sun-dappled pool in the midst of towering trees with intrepid explorers discovering and bathing in these wilderness gems. Sounds divine, right? But, unfortunately, not very accessible for seniors!  Luckily, this practice requires neither a physical forest nor actual bathing. Much like the [...]

2022-07-08T10:41:30-07:00July 1st, 2022|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on Why More Seniors are Taking Up Forest Bathing—and How You Can Too!

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 [...]

2022-07-08T10:35:43-07:00June 1st, 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

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

5 Ways to Prepare for an Extreme Weather Event

Weather used to be something you’d remark about to a friend or neighbor while making small talk. These days, extreme weather events are common front-page news. And it’s no wonder why. Last month, we saw a mighty snow and ice storm take nearly half of Texas’ electricity-generating capacity offline leaving 4.5 million customers without power [...]

2021-03-13T19:37:50-08:00March 13th, 2021|Senior Health & Wellness|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Prepare for an Extreme Weather Event