Tai Chi helps with balance

TAI CHI HELPS BALANCE Each year one third of all people over 65 will fall with many sustaining severe or even fatal injuries.  As we age balance becomes more important than ever. Mobility is both physical and mental.  In an effort to find ways to prevent falls among...

The Perks of Getting Older

Your senior years don’t have to be sedentary.  As the baby boomer generation gets older, there are more seniors today in the United States than ever before.  Researchers estimate that by the year 2030, 20 percent of the U.S. population will be senior...

NON PROFIT SENIOR CARE ORGANIZATIONS VS. FOR PROFIT

The basic legal definition of non profit vs. for profit organizations is as follows:  Not for profits, such as Brothers of Mercy, keep their earnings within the organization to support programs and services for its beneficiaries; whereas a for profit organization...

HOW TO BUILD A SOCIAL LIFE AS A SENOR CITIZEN

As a senior citizen several life changes may contribute to a down sweep in your social life such as you may have lost friends and family, retirement can lend to social isolation and some physical impairment might have slowed you down.  But that doesn’t mean you can’t...

PLAYING GAMES ISN’T JUST KID STUFF

We all know that exercise is very important to be healthy but sometimes we forget to exercise our brain.  The old saying ‘use it or lose it’ stands true when it comes to our memory.  Researchers have found that playing many of our favorite board games will exercise...