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Several Ways To Improve Your Memory

July 29, 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

Banana Split Supreme

July 29, 2018 — August 25 is Banana Split Day! Celebrate with the following recipe. Ingredients: 1 small box vanilla wafers 8 ounces cream cheese, softened 2 egg whites 1 box confectioners’ sugar 4 or 5 bananas 1 (1 pound 5 ounce) can strawberry pie filling 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple 1 (8 ounce) container frozen whipped topping,... Read More

August 21 is National Senior Citizen Day: Live Your Best Senior Years

July 29, 2018 — If you could sit down with a pencil and paper and list what the top five goals most people would put for their senior citizen years, what do you suppose would go on that list? Financial security would probably rank pretty high and spending time with family would get good marks. However, the goals that... Read More

Hot Weather Fun: Summer Crafts

July 29, 2018 — When boredom looms and the weather’s hot, get everyone involved in summer crafts. Nature Collection Collages: In summer, crafts can involve found objects, like seed pods, grasses, and similar objects. Create nature collection collages by gluing these items to a stiff piece of cardboard. Spray paint some of the findings with silver or gold paint.... Read More

What Can Bees Do For You?

July 29, 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

July 30th is International Day of Friendship: Happy Friendships

June 28, 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

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

June 28, 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

Creating The All-American Hamburger

June 28, 2018 — Each year, Americans consume about 38 billion hamburgers. An enduring favorite, hamburgers are an iconic American food. But what do Americans define as the classic American hamburger? Despite the advent of gourmet hamburgers, 74 percent of Americans believe the cheeseburger best embodies the classic American hamburger. Here’s a recipe for creating a classic cheeseburger. Ingredients:... Read More

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

June 28, 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