For Seniors

How Do You Handle Frustration

May 30, 2023
by ChristinaV | For Seniors

Have you ever felt frustrated, let down, or disappointed?  These are all emotions we may feel when our expectations have not been met.  And, unless we live in total nirvana, it is safe to say these emotions have impacted most of us at one time or another.


May 11, 2023
by ChristinaV | For Seniors

Much research has been done to suggest that being happy and content in our lives can reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure, respiratory function, and other negative health issues.  Consequently, having an optimistic attitude may equate to a longer life.

Florida Tornado Season

April 17, 2023
by ChristinaV | For Seniors

Florida tornado season generally occurs during the summer months (June to September) when colliding sea breezes and tropical cyclones hit the state, and in spring (February to May) when supercells merge with other nearby storms to form a squall.  In the United States, colliding sea breezes only occur in Florida since it is the only state surrounded by two large bodies of water (Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico).

Tips for Starting Your Day on a Positive Note

March 14, 2023
by ChristinaV | For Seniors

Starting your day out right can set the tone for your entire day.  Your morning routine has a lot to do with that and research has shown that adhering to a morning routine is associated with better health.  Below are a few tips to help get your day started on a positive note.

Are You a Napper

February 21, 2023
by ChristinaV | For Seniors

Regardless of our age, if we find we need to take a nap during the day, we do so because our body is telling us that we need to rejuvenate.  Not everyone can or wants to nap, but for those who do, they are responding to their body.

Latest CDC COVID Isolation Guidelines for 2023

February 2, 2023
by ChristinaV | For Seniors

COVID-19 began as a pandemic in 2019 and, even though we may think we know all there is to know about it, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) consistently updates its website when necessary.  This blog will discuss the most recent guidelines for those who have contracted the virus, as recommended by the CDC.

A New Year Can Mean New Beginnings

January 6, 2023
by ChristinaV | For Seniors

A new year can serve as a catalyst for us to focus on new or even old items that we wish to accomplish.  Many view the new year as an opportunity to start over or to focus on areas of our lives that we wish were different and there are many areas on which to focus and ways to be successful in your goals.  If your goal is to lose weight and/or become healthier, here are a few tips.

What Can We Be Thankful for This Christmas

December 20, 2022
by ChristinaV | For Seniors

Let us take time this Christmas to be thankful for the many things we have in life.

Holiday Blues Remedies for Seniors

December 4, 2022
by ChristinaV | For Seniors

Holidays can be a tough time for Seniors.  Perhaps the colder, darker months of the year are depressing for them.  Or maybe they have lost family members or other loved ones and the holidays just remind them of happier times that have passed.  Whatever the reason, and after making sure the primary care provider has been notified about the depression, below are a few ideas on how you may be able to help your loved one(s) enjoy the holidays a little more.

Making Your Home an Oasis

November 16, 2022
by ChristinaV | For Seniors

Whether you are a believer in Western philosophy, which represents the longest continuous heritage of philosophical reflection, and the basic principles of feng shui, yin/yang, or any other type of philosophies, following certain basic guidelines can help your home to become more harmonious.  These generally include all five senses and following them can make your home a safe haven for your body and soul.