For Seniors

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.

Disaster Supply Kit Checklist and Links to Local Shelters and Health Department

October 25, 2022
by ChristinaV | For Seniors

We are still in Hurricane Season here in Florida.  Use this Disaster Supply Kit Checklist (General, First Aid, and Important Documents) to ensure you have everything you need in the event of a hurricane or evacuation.

Dealing with Summer Heat and Humidity

September 17, 2022
by ChristinaV | For Seniors

People who are 65 and older generally have a harder time adjusting to sudden or extreme changes in temperature.  Their body’s ability to thermoregulate body heat may be due to medications, chronic medical conditions, etc.

What are the Benefits of Drinking an Adequate Amount of Water?

August 30, 2022
by ChristinaV | For Seniors

Your Personal Community

August 17, 2022
by ChristinaV | For Seniors

Do you have a “community” outside of family and close friends?  Think about all of the organizations you may be involved in – church, women’s or men’s organizations, golf or other sports, craft groups, library, etc.  Which do you genuinely enjoy spending time participating in and which do you do attend simply due of obligation?

Preparing For Hurricane Season 2022

August 2, 2022
by ChristinaV | For Seniors

We still have four months of hurricane season left in Florida, so here are some tips on how to protect yourselves and your loved ones.

Do You Carry Regret in Your Life?

July 19, 2022
by ChristinaV | For Seniors

REGRETS:  We all have them, and we all struggle with them.  If we live our lives to the fullest, it is nearly impossible to avoid some type of regret.  They are unavoidable.