Fun Ideas

Play On!

August 15, 2016 | Patricia Wuest

What is the value of joining a club — like a book club or card-playing group — or participating in a group activity — such as community gardening or a water aerobics class — as a senior adult? The University of Rochester Medical Center says that “staying socially active and maintaining interpersonal relationships can help […]


Read Cover to Cover

July 15, 2016 | Patricia Wuest

Whether you read quietly in bed before falling asleep, share reading time with a grandchild, or join a book club and engage in lively discussion about a book you’ve just read, there are great reasons to be reading on a regular basis: Sharpens Your Mind When senior adults are mentally stimulated by activities such as […]


Breathe Deep

July 1, 2016 | Patricia Wuest

Scientists have found that practicing yoga — an ancient practice and meditation — can help improve lung function and breathing capacity, build strength, improve posture and fitness, help with weight loss, prevent falls, and relieve depression. But many senior adults think they have to be young or have the flexibility of a rubber band to […]