Wellness

Seniors and Pets

Seniors and Pets
By: Janet Pomeroy, MSW It is no secret that owning and caring for a pet can bring huge benefits to our lives. Research presented on Aging Care's website shows us the many benefits of being a... read more
Published on November 15, 2018.

Retrain Your Brain: A Gratitude Challenge

Retrain Your Brain: A Gratitude Challenge
Retraining Your Brain: A Gratitude Challenge   In this day and age we are trained to turn our attention toward the negative and even the news is often a list of what went wrong that... read more
Published on November 1, 2018.

Walk This Way

Walk This Way
Imagine a fresh rain, fallen leaves crunching under your feet, and the sweet smell of Northwest dew.  After a hot summer, there is no better feeling than going for a walk in the beautiful... read more
Published on October 2, 2018.

Using Music to Engage Alzheimer's Patients

Using Music to Engage Alzheimer's Patients
  Using Music to Engage Alzheimer's Patients by Marie Marley, for the Huffington Post    People caring for those with Alzheimer's have long known that music is special to those individuals. It won't stop or slow the... read more
Published on September 18, 2018.

Sustainability: 5 Tips for Avoiding Caregiver Burnout

Sustainability: 5 Tips for Avoiding Caregiver Burnout
When we hear the word “sustainability”, we tend to associate it with environmental impact, eco-friendly options, and renewable energy sources; however, the concept is central to caregiving. It highlights the importance of not just... read more
Published on September 1, 2018.

5 Yoga Balance Poses to Prevent Falls

5 Yoga Balance Poses to Prevent Falls
5 Yoga Balance Poses to Prevent Falls From Tracy Hernandez and Jackie Walker Gibson from My Silver Age:  You may think of yoga as a way to relax, but yoga boasts physical benefits too. The slow... read more
Published on May 21, 2018.

Listening to Our Bodies: The Art of Paying Attention As We Age

Listening to Our Bodies: The Art of Paying Attention As We Age
We live in the information age where countless voices are vying for our attention. From social media to emails, ads, and news stories, the world is getting louder. In fact, the extent of the... read more
Published on April 2, 2018.

5 Holiday Tips for Caregivers

5 Holiday Tips for Caregivers
We have always learned that stress is bad, in fact, stress can make us sick. However, new scientific research is showing us that this may be a situation of mind over matter. According to... read more
Published on November 30, 2017.

Developing a Play-Ethic: Senior Exercise and the Element of Play

Developing a Play-Ethic: Senior Exercise and the Element of Play
We know the adage, all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy, but all work and no play may also be making Jack inactive and unhealthy.  When it comes to going to... read more
Published on August 31, 2017.

Dementia & Safe Summers

Dementia & Safe Summers
Summer is a season perfect for relishing in the simple pleasures in life: a good plate of fresh food with friends, a walk down by the water, a lazy morning in the garden. For... read more
Published on July 6, 2017.

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