Don’t Just Stand There – Do Something!

Living an active lifestyle has many health benefits that can lead to a longer, happier life. If, however, you are not getting enough exercise, you may be at greater risk for serious conditions like heart disease, kidney disease, cancer, and depression. Understanding the dangers of a sedentary lifestyle will go a long way towards promoting… Read More »

Keeping your Mind Sharp as you Age

Did you know that your brain actually shrinks in size as you age? Over the years, it can lose up to 10% of its size – meaning that regular exercise is needed to help your brain stay strong and healthy. In fact, older adults may benefit the most from activities that help to foster good… Read More »

Physical Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease often causes people to think of confusion and disorientation as predominant symptoms.  While it is true that these are some of the most prolific difficulties brought on by Alzheimer’s, the disease can manifest itself physically before mental or emotional symptoms become evident. Here are some things to look for: Difficulty completing regular tasks… Read More »

The Benefits of Being a Volunteer

Former religious leader and author Gordon Hinckley once said, “One of the great ironies in life is this: He or she who serves almost always benefits more than he or she who is served.” Volunteers play a vital role in spreading kindness within our communities and helping those less fortunate than themselves, and senior citizens… Read More »