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A Bit of a Stretch

May 2, 2016 | Patricia Wuest

Have you been avoiding exercise because it causes discomfort, don’t have the time or don’t like it? Here’s some good news: Easy, gentle stretching is relatively painless, can be done just about anywhere, and can improve your muscle and joint flexibility so that you can lead an active lifestyle. “Stretching becomes more important the older […]


Warm-Water Bliss

April 16, 2016 | Patricia Wuest

You probably remember the popular commercial from the 1970s when an overwhelmed woman says, “Calgon, take me away!” followed by a scene of her relaxing in a warm, bubbly tub while all her cares melt away. Turns out, the benefits of soaking or exercising in warm water are backed up by research. The Arthritis Foundation […]


Frame of Mind

| Patricia Wuest

You know the feeling, even if you can’t pinpoint when it started. Sometimes, you can’t remember a person’s name or why you came into the kitchen or where you left the car keys, and you begin to worry. We seniors expect the normal aches and pains that come with our bodies aging, and we know […]


The Advantages of an Independent Senior Living Community

March 2, 2016 | Lake Gibson Village

Independent senior living communities are designed to allow residents the freedom to focus on enjoying their senior years. It is a great option for those who are relatively healthy, able to live independently and are seeking opportunities for socialization, security and access to a variety of amenities and activities. Residents live in their own apartments, […]