5 Steps to Improve Cognitive Function as we Age

By |2020-03-02T00:32:53+00:00March 2nd, 2020|Making Life Better|

We are all concerned, to some extent, about our cognitive health as we get older. With Dementia, primarily Alzheimer’s disease, affecting over 5 million Americans (according to the National Institute on Aging), every time we walk into a room and forget why, we get concerned that we are losing our edge. We all experience something [...]

3 Easy Steps to Better Health at Any Age

By |2020-02-01T21:28:38+00:00February 1st, 2020|Making Life Better|

3 Easy Steps to Better Health at Any Age Especially as we get older, it gets harder and harder to fight, and win, the "battle of the bulge". As we age, we typically become less active, and we often acquire tastes that wouldn't necessarily be listed in the top 10 foods you should eat for [...]

10 Acts of Kindness for Any Age, Any Budget

By |2020-01-20T02:48:21+00:00January 19th, 2020|Making Life Better|

10 Acts of Kindness for Any Age, Any Budget You’ve no doubt heard the expression, “It’s better to give than to receive”. It truly is magical to see the joy you bring when you give  to others or to a worthy cause. Whether you give money, gifts, or your time, it truly is rewarding to [...]

25 Fun Activities for Seniors

By |2019-12-05T01:37:20+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Making Life Better|

25 Fun Activities for Seniors Now that we are headed full-swing into the holidays, we thought it would be fun to talk about some fun activities, especially for seniors with a lots of time on their hands. As we get older, the activities we used to enjoy either become difficult to continue (in some cases [...]

The Seniors Guide to Enjoying the Holidays

By |2019-10-23T01:30:42+00:00October 20th, 2019|Making Life Better|

Can you believe we are already more than halfway through October? Before you know it, it will be Thanksgiving, and then we’ll be fully into the holiday season. For some, that means parties, get-togethers, fun times with family and friends, and time to reconnect with people that we may not get to see throughout the [...]

10 Essential Daily Health Tips for Seniors

By |2019-09-21T21:46:13+00:00September 20th, 2019|Making Life Better|

10 Essential Daily Health Tips for Seniors It’s very easy for us, any of us, to get lax in our health habits these days, with crowded schedules and, let’s face it, the temptations of unhealthy habits like French Fries, Doughnuts, and Ice Cream… When we’re young, we tend to take our health for granted, straying [...]

10 Simple Conveniences for Seniors…or Anyone

By |2019-08-25T18:47:20+00:00August 24th, 2019|Making Life Better|

10 Simple Conveniences for Seniors...or Anyone As we get older, certain things we took for granted become more difficult. Whether it’s buttoning a button on a coat or shirt, putting on our sox, or even just turning the key in the front door… Fortunately, some creative people have created some simple, cost-effective products to help… [...]

7 Techniques for Better Communication with Seniors

By |2019-02-16T22:59:17+00:00February 13th, 2019|Making Life Better|

Caregiving can cause major changes in a family. Physical, emotional, social and financial issues can arise, affecting the roles, responsibilities and feelings of each family member. Such widespread change to the family dynamic can lead to increased tension and frequent disagreements. The constant friction can be frustrating, but learning what goes into healthy, two-way communication [...]

10 Essential Lifestyle Tips for Seniors

By |2019-02-13T03:11:00+00:00February 11th, 2019|Making Life Better|

From baby boomers to senior boomers: 10 tips to keep you healthy and fit In the last census baby boomers, those 65+, accounted for 13% of the population. This age group grew at a faster rate than the population under age 45, and it's clear that the US is an aging population. Happily, aging is [...]

10 Tips For Talking to Someone with Alzheimer’s

By |2019-01-14T00:57:41+00:00December 16th, 2018|Making Life Better|

  The mental changes that accompany Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia not only impact a person's ability to recall past events, they can dramatically alter that individual's capacity for communication. Here are ten tips to keep conversations with a cognitively-impaired loved one positive and valuable for everyone involved: Face-off: Establishing friendly eye contact and [...]