Delicious And Healthy Foods For A Cold Winter

February 24, 2017 Julia Chubarov Comments

The colder winter months are a great time to have some solid, filling meals – but that does not mean that you should forsake healthy foods altogether. Especially for healthy elderly living it is important that you eat healthy throughout the year. If you want to have some delicious comfort food but do not want Read more

Triggers For Over-Eating During The Winter Season

February 16, 2017 Julia Chubarov Comments

With the winter season here and it is a time when we are prone to overeating. We might be more tired as the colder season is here so may exercise less and eat more. Some of us might get board or get cabin fever because we are stuck in the house all day because of Read more

Tips To Stop Procrastinating And Make Your New Year Resolutions Happen

February 3, 2017 Julia Chubarov Comments

The first month is almost over – and some people are already giving up on their first New Year’s resolutions in retirement. Especially after retirement, you have all the time necessary to make sure that you adhere to your New Year’s resolutions. How can you be sure that you make this year your own? We Read more

How to Redesign A House for Your Aging Parents?

January 25, 2017 Julia Chubarov Comments

When we age, we deal with significant lifestyle changes and nothing is truer than for those who are living in a home for elderly parents or a senior living facility. Even when living in a retirement community the individual will experience a whole new approach to living. There are ways to adapt the senior living Read more

How to Stay Positive Through the Winter Months

January 12, 2017 Julia Chubarov Comments

Winter is upon us and so is the urge to hibernate. Cold snowy days and gray skies may make you want to sit curled up in front of the fire and not budge until spring. That may sound inviting, but it’s not the best thing for your mood. Getting out and moving around the senior Read more

Art Therapy: Benefits of Adult Coloring Books for Seniors

December 15, 2016 Julia Chubarov Comments

Coloring books aren’t just for children anymore but for adults too. Adult coloring books can be found in bookstores; big chain stores and even online. One thing to keep in mind, is that quality in what is colored plus the tools used can make all the difference. Colored pencils are a good start and watercolor Read more

5 Ways to Boost Your Energy

October 27, 2016 Julia Chubarov Comments

Just because a senior is getting older doesn’t mean that only a rocking chair on the front porch is in the near future. Because by developing healthy eating habits, the quality of life in the golden years of senior living can be enhanced. Also, along with a daily routine of eating right, exercise boosts energy Read more

How to Keep Your Bones Strong as You Age

October 13, 2016 Julia Chubarov Comments

Because bones are the entire support system of your body, keeping them healthy is important. Factors such as diet, genetics and how much bone mass you built up as a teenager all contribute to how much bone mass you have as you age also. Since more bone mass is lost after age 30 than the Read more

Fun Autumn Activities for Seniors

October 4, 2016 Julia Chubarov Comments

With the hot days of summer in the past, seniors can now look forward to the coming cooler fall weather. Along with this weather are autumn activities for seniors to try that are new or familiar. Some of these activities can be enjoyed alone, or if your independent living community has planned activities, enjoyed with Read more

The Importance of Dental Hygiene

September 12, 2016 Julia Chubarov Comments

Dental hygiene’s important for the elderly. So whether you have a dentist in your retirement community or elsewhere, keeping appointments is necessary. One reason is age affects dental health, and further good dental health prevents other medical conditions. Now achieving solid dental health can be harder for seniors because flossing and brushing can become difficult Read more