Senior Stress: How to Recognize and Overcome

April 6, 2018 Tatiana Comments

Stress is a factor common in all stages of life from childhood all through to adulthood. It is a major setback to senior health. Although seniors may have raised children, paid off their homes and retired, they still experience a certain amount of stress. This stress can be triggered by a wide range such causes 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

Christmas Games and Activities for Children and Their Grandparents

December 20, 2017 Tatiana Comments

It’s Christmas, a wonderful time of the year, and the grandchildren are coming to visit you in your senior living community. It’s always good to see the kids, so let’s plan some fun activities for you with them. Address Christmas cards If the grandchildren are coming to visit early, and they have good handwriting, have Read more

Best Christmas Gift Ideas for Your Grandchildren

December 13, 2017 Tatiana Comments

 Christmas is a wonderful time – we get together with our family and friends and celebrate the meaning of Christmas, and the love we share. It can also be a stressful time for many people, including those living in senior living communities. The stress can be related to holiday travel, cleaning, decorating and preparing your Read more

The Benefits of Pet Therapy for Senior People

December 6, 2017 Tatiana Comments

Who wouldn’t enjoy the warm, unconditional love of a puppy? Owning a dog or cat can put a smile on your face and provide many benefits – physical, social and psychological. Physical benefits Lowered Blood Pressure. Studies have shown that senior citizens who own a dog or a cat have lower blood pressure, caused by Read more

Surviving and Thriving When You Lose a Spouse

November 29, 2017 Tatiana Comments

You’ve been together a lifetime, raised a family and went through the highs and lows of everything life has to offer, together. You looked forward to retirement, visiting the children and grandchildren, and traveling the world. But now he’s gone, and you’re alone. We are all transient in this world, but knowing that does not Read more