Relaxation Techniques

August 3, 2018 — When stress becomes overwhelming, there are quick relaxation techniques you can do almost anywhere to make you feel better almost immediately. Try it out: Stretch out on your back or sit comfortable where you are. Tighten all the muscles in your toes, then flex your feet, and slowly move up through your body to your... Read More

Inspiring the Poet in You!

August 3, 2018 — People tend to think that to be a poet you must be one of those deep thinkers, but all of us can be poets if we have creativity! After all, poems are creations of our minds and our experiences. If you are still clueless and you think that you could never write a single poem,... Read More

What Can Bees Do For You?

August 3, 2018 — Thanks to bees, people can taste the sweetness of honey and enjoy the health benefits as well. Honey is a great source of nutrition. It contains many enzymes, vitamins, minerals and amino acids, as well as fructose, glucose, and water. Honey makes a good alternative to sugar in food and beverages. In addition, honey also... Read More

Several Ways To Improve Your Memory

August 3, 2018 — If you have trouble with memory and focus, the problem may not be directly related to your brain. Physical exercise has been shown to improve brain function significantly. Do 30 to 60 minutes of exercise per day and see if that doesn’t help clear up problems associated with a foggy brain. Getting plenty of exercise... Read More

Upcoming Events

August 3, 2018 — August 2 – National Ice Cream Sandwich Day August 3 – Watermelon Day August 4 – Chocolate Chip Cookie Day August 5 – Friendship Day August 7 – Light House Day August 9 – Book Lovers Day August 13 – Left Handers Day August 14/15 – V-J Day End of WWII Education Piece August 16... Read More

Family Members Are an Important Part of a Resident’s Care Team

July 3, 2018 — When an elder loved one moves into a senior living community, family members are often concerned about how their loved one will deal with their new surroundings. Will they get the care they need? Will they be happy in their new home? What can I do to ensure a successful transition? Research shows that family... Read More

July 30th is International Day of Friendship: Happy Friendships

July 3, 2018 — Our emotions are reflected in our body language, and our state of mind can change by changing our physical state. When we demonstrate a happy, engaging attitude, we help to improve the moods and relationships of those around us. By listening, we make the other person feel important. Are we always talking about our own... Read More

July is UV Safety Month: Five Ways To Protect Yourself From UV Rays

July 3, 2018 — Overexposure to ultraviolet sunlight (UV rays) is believed to be the dominant external factor in a person’s development of skin cancer. To protect yourself from UV rays, you may lower your risk for skin cancer by following these five steps: Avoid Direct Sun Exposure: Avoid exposing your skin to direct sunlight during midday (generally from... Read More

The History of Fireworks

July 3, 2018 — The history of fireworks is as colorful as the flashes of light that they emit. China is recognized as the birthplace of fireworks; however, the exact date of its invention, as well as the discovery of gunpowder (an important element used in fireworks) is greatly debated by historians. Some say that it goes as far... Read More