Category Archives: Active Senior Living

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 »

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 »

When is the Right Time for Senior Pet Ownership?

According to a recent study from the Human Animal Bond Research Initiative, pet ownership saves $11.7 billion in U.S. healthcare costs every year. The study also indicates that having a pet reduces stress, cholesterol levels, blood pressure, and has an overall positive impact on our psychological well-being. Pets are superb companions who love their owners… Read More »