Meditation and Yoga with Seniors

Just in time for the season of spring-cleaning, we want to offer tips for seniors on how to clear their minds with a relaxing fitness regime, such as meditation and yoga. By allowing your body to relax and de-stress with peaceful exercises and helpful stretches, you are recharging yourself...

Seniors Downsizing: Decluttering a Senior’s Home

Downsizing with seniors can be quite the adventure. According to the CDC, one of the highest stress points for seniors is any type of change. This is especially true when it comes to that point in their life where they must consider either moving to a retirement community, or continue...

How to Adopt Good Retirement Habits

(The following is an article posted to MSN today. The article can be found here: http://money.msn.com/retirement/how-to-adopt-good-retirement-habits#scpshrjwfbs) Retirement planning is a lot like exercise. Before you start thinking I’ve gone batty, let me explain. You know you should exercise, but the couch is so comfortable. And it’s cozy under the...

Do you have a green thumb?

I’m by no means a conservationist or a radical EPA enthusiast.  However, in the last few months it has occurred to me, through meetings with several vendors that we, do in so many ways, waste our resources through needless avenues.  I felt the need to share several fundamental and...

Kidney Month Brings Awareness

Many of us have grown up with our mothers advising us to drink more water and to put down the canned, crisp, sugary goodness of soda. At the dinner table, they would catch our hands before we poured an obscene amount of salt on our potatoes. And of course,...

Turning 65: Beware Of Medicare Pitfalls

Turning 65 is a milestone, but it could be an albatross around your neck if you don’t avoid common Medicare blunders made by many rookie Medicare recipients. To avoid crashing and burning as the first wave of baby boomers applying for Medicare, follow these tips provided by Consumer Reports...

Seniors and Pets

“There’s nothing like coming home to my 75-pound Bruce after a long day of volunteering at my church,” said single, 61-year-old Texas native, Evelyn Jones about her 3-foot tall pit bull. “He is truly the light of my day and puts a smile on my face no matter what’s...

February Is American Heart Month: Start Loving Your Heart

February is American Heart month. Since 1963, the American Congress has required the president to proclaim February as American Heart Month to urge U.S. citizens to join the battle against cardiovascular diseases – Initial efforts were first led by the American Heart Association. The Centers for Disease Control and...

Walking: A Way of Life For Seniors

Walking is one of the most convenient forms of exercise a person can do to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle. “It has been well documented that walking is one of the best forms of exercise that any one person can do in order to achieve weight loss or...

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