What fun we had with Elvis Month in August! We watched 15 Elvis movies and had 15 Elvis-related themed days. On Tropical Day we watched “Blue
Police Chief Mary Kendrick has been a longtime friend of Sterling Presbyterian Manor, as she attends church here every Sunday and sits with the residents. She is a great asset, great friend, and has even donated time, money and bingo prizes to us over
4 ways to profit from the activities and interests you love
By Nancy Collamer for Next Avenue
Last year, Mike Liff, now 71, relocated with his wife from San Francisco to Portland, Maine to be closer to family. The retirees explored their new hometown and thanks to a chance conversation at a barbershop, Liff learned that
Playing an instrument offers physical and emotional benefits if you have health issues
By Bart Astor for Next Avenue
If music hath charms to soothe the savage breast, then playing music hath charms to heal the savage breast, or, more appropriately, the damaged lungs.
This is what Tom Zoe of Austin, Texas believes. So he helped create a program at Seton Medical Center
Don’t just watch the kids go back to school this fall
By Patricia Corrigan for Next Avenue
Lunchbox? Check. Backpack? Check. New outfit for the first day? Check.
So you’ve helped get a grandchild or other youngster ready to go back to school. But what about you? Staying mentally active after 50 stimulates neural networks, increases knowledge,
How to handle conflict while caring for aging parents
By Emily Gurnon for Next Avenue
Next Avenue recently asked readers to tell us the questions they’d like answered about getting along with family members while caregiving. We’re now back with two experts’ views on the top two questions; both concerned caregiving with siblings.