Intellectual Wellness

November 10, 2017
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Treating Dementia with Dignity

Your parent isn’t defined by their dementia. They aren’t a “fall risk” or a “wanderer.” Their true personalities aren’t argumentative […]
November 7, 2017
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Can Prayer Help Prevent Dementia?

Prayer doesn’t work like a punch card. All your wishes and dreams aren’t automatically answered after you pray for them […]
November 3, 2017
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6 Ways to Increase Your Intellectual Wellness

Exercise for the mind is just as important as exercising the body, research shows. You’ve heard the saying, “use it […]
November 1, 2017
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Humor and Caring For Your Parent With Dementia

“What do we want?” “Low flying’ airplane noises!” “When do we want ’em?” “NEEEYYYYYYOOOOOWWWW” That may seem like just a […]
October 18, 2017
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Does Your Parent Have These Dementia Risk Factors?

There are a lot of factors that may contribute to the onset of dementia. Some can be changed, some can’t. […]
October 11, 2017
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7 Early Warning Signs of Dementia

One in six people over the age of 80 have dementia, according to the Alzheimer’s Society. While that doesn’t mean […]
October 4, 2017
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I Think Mom Has Dementia – What Do I Do Next?

Sometimes “good morning” can be the scariest thing a parent can say. When it comes at 7 o’clock in the […]
June 26, 2017
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Retirement Community Life – Enjoying the Transition

Now it’s time to focus on you. You’ve worked hard for many years. It is now time to make a […]
March 13, 2017
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Should Seniors Improve Math Skills? Yes!

Everyone acknowledges mathematics is important. Students are required to take math courses until they’re 18. STEM (science, technology, engineering and […]
March 10, 2017
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How Will the Trump Administration Affect Seniors?

Love him or hate him, the Trump presidency has already made big changes and is likely to make more. Most […]
February 28, 2017
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Caregiver Tech to Make Your Life Easier

The need for caregiving is growing as our population ages. The number of unpaid caregivers for a projected 117 million […]
February 24, 2017
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Trends in Senior Wellness: Apps, Tech and Services

Mature adults have never had it so good! We are living longer than ever. We are taking care of ourselves […]
February 22, 2017
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10 Must-Know Facebook Tips

Older people may be Facebook’s fastest-growing demographic, but seniors tend to interact with Facebook less than other age groups. As […]
February 2, 2017
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Senior Trends: Travel Tech and Apps

Travel is one of the top activities of older Americans. In fact, retirees spend an average of $11,077 a year […]
January 19, 2017
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2 Documents Your Parent Should Sign Now

We all envision our parents as the strong people who raised us. Mom fixed every booboo with a bandaid and […]
January 17, 2017
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Learn to Live: How Learning Improves Your Life

Numerous scientific studies have shown that people who are more highly educated live longer. According to a study about the […]
January 9, 2017
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Intellectual Wellness: New Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp

As we age, we become more and more concerned about lapses in memory. The older we get, the more likely […]
December 27, 2016
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Step Outside Your Comfort Zone in 2017

We love our comfort zones! We don’t want to call them routines, though, even though that’s what they are. After […]
November 10, 2016
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7 Ways to Exercise Gratitude this Thanksgiving

Gratitude Makes You Feel Better Gratitude makes you feel better, says Glenn Fox, Ph.D., a post-doctoral researcher at the University […]
November 2, 2016
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10 Factors to Consider When Choosing Independent Living

The kids have flown the nest, you’ve worked your last day, and you’re ready to take it easy in an […]
October 18, 2016
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8 Signs It’s Time to Move

You love your house. The memories. The mementos. The extra bedrooms. The furniture you have to dust every couple of […]
October 11, 2016
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6 Questions to Ask When Considering Downsizing

Downsizing is an option many people consider when their children establish lives of their own and home maintenance becomes a […]
October 6, 2016
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7 Benefits of Downsizing

Bigger is better. So we are told. We want bigger meals, bigger homes, bigger paychecks. For years, we believed bigger […]
September 9, 2016
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Less is More: Making Your Home in a Smaller Space

The choice to move from your long-time home to something smaller is not easy, but it may end up being […]
August 26, 2016
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Keep Calm and Downsize On

Downsizing? No problem. Are you making a move soon and in dire need of downsizing and decluttering your home? You’re […]
August 24, 2016
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Things to Make Note of When Touring an Independent Living Community

Are you going on a tour of an independent living community soon or thinking about touring an independent living community […]
August 19, 2016
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Mom and Dad Decide: How to Downsize

Is your parent unsure about downsizing their home? Have they enlisted your help without you having really any clue how […]
August 1, 2016
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What to Expect When Touring the Apartment Community

Are you interested in taking a tour of The Apartment Community of Our Lady of Snows? Perhaps you’re not sure […]
July 27, 2016
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Playing Games for Health

When is the last time you’ve played a game? It doesn’t matter what type: board, card—you name it. Perhaps you’re […]
July 20, 2016
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Finding Your Passion

Do you sometimes feel like you never really discovered your passion? Or maybe you’re just looking to conquer a new […]