The Importance of Play for Adults

The Importance of Play for Adults Is it possible that playing is as important to healthy aging as exercise is for our physical health?  As we age and maintain our busy lives, jobs, and responsibilities we often don’t make time for play.  Maybe we even dismiss it as...

Things to Consider about End of Life Care

As we age, we will unavoidably experience the loss of people we are close to; friends; family members.  Sometimes we put off thinking about and preparing for the death of a loved one as if to prepare for the inevitable event might hasten it.  We hear the words...

Aging – What there is to look forward to.

The first of the Gen Xers turned 50 in 2015 and along with their Baby Boomer counterparts they are redefining aging. Let’s think about what there is to look forward to about getting older. Life really does get better! According to Gallup polls, Americans aged 70-79...

Interesting Facts about Older Adults

Here are some interesting facts about older adults: Only 3.6% of people over 65 years old are in nursing homes. Elderly men are likely to live with a spouse while elderly women are more likely to live alone.   4 in 5 older adults will battle at least one chronic...
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