All the Seniors Should Know about High Blood Pressure

March 30, 2018 Tatiana Comments

High blood pressure is a condition in which blood exerts a lot of force against the blood vessels. According to medical principles, high blood pressure that is also known as hypertension, is often brought about by blood pressure of 130/80 mmhg, and above.  The condition is also referred to as “silent killer” because it shows Read more

Looking for a Job? 5 Best Job Opportunities for Retirees.

March 23, 2018 Tatiana Comments

After retirement, many senior people become stranded. Most of them are not sure about what to do especially if they have been working their whole life. Sitting down for a whole day is just unbearable. At senior age you need to keep the brain engaged. Retirement works negatively to this principle because it renders you Read more

Overcoming Empty Nest Syndrome: It’s High Time to Take Care of Yourself.

March 16, 2018 Tatiana Comments

The empty nest syndrome is often a big issue during senior living. Realizing how to deal with this situation has a great influence on handling your senior age. Follow this few steps to help get in terms with the departure of your children: 1. Understand that each one of us under different circumstances Your children may Read more

How to Deal With Senior Isolation

March 9, 2018 Tatiana Comments

Those who live in independent senior living communities in Houston may not suffer from the cold as much as people in the rest of the country do. However, the winter days are shorter, and the weather is colder in Houston and elsewhere, and this causes many problems for the elderly. The cold weather makes it Read more

Five Easy Steps to Start Your Family Tree Project and Genealogy Research

March 1, 2018 Tatiana Comments

While it’s true that technology has made the world feel like a global village, there are still many things we don’t know about our own family. Many of us do not know where our ancestors are from and are curious to find out. Recently, genealogy has become a popular hobby. Many people in independent living Read more

What Is Empty Nest Syndrome and How to Recognize it?

February 15, 2018 Tatiana Comments

Our children have always been our pride and joy. Though we recognize that they are not perfect, in many respects they are perfect to us. We experience many feelings throughout our children’s life – pride in their academic and athletic achievements, anxiety over illnesses or grades, satisfaction with the maturity levels they accomplished as young Read more

Genealogy and Seniors

February 5, 2018 Tatiana Comments

Imagine tracing your roots back for generations, going back a hundred years or more. It sounds fantastic, doesn’t it? In the past, only nobility could trace their roots back that far, but thanks to modern technology and the resources available to us, we can discover our ancestors and find out more about ourselves in the Read more

The Best Way for Seniors to Take Care of the Skin this Winter

January 17, 2018 Tatiana Comments

Winter brings with it many changes – the landscape is different, the days are shorter, the weather gets colder. There are many activities to participate in within the independent living community, both outdoors and indoors, which are a lot of fun.  However, with the colder weather, our skin needs to be cared for more diligently. Read more

Best Tips for Seniors Not to Come down with a Flu

January 12, 2018 Tatiana Comments

Winter is cold and flu season and retirement communities see their share of both. While a cold may have relatively minor symptoms, such as a runny nose, sneezing and coughing, the flu has more serious symptoms including high fever, aching muscles, chills, sweating, headache, fatigue, nasal congestion, sore throat and dry coughing. See your doctor Read more

Home Remedies for Winter Joint Pains Among Elders

December 27, 2017 Tatiana Comments

Winter is here again, and this can mean many things to many people. There are holidays and family get-togethers, and also cold and flu season. Additionally, for many people in the retirement community, winter brings joint aches and pains. Many people, jokingly or not, state that they can predict the weather based on the pain Read more