Who are The Generations?: Generation X, Y and Z

April 6, 2018 | Lake Gibson Village

In launching The Generational Bridge Club, Lake Gibson Village’s new program that bridges the gap between the younger and the older generations, we thought it would be fun to explore the unique attitudes and beliefs of our ever-evolving generations starting with the youngest, Generation Z and graduating to the wisest, the Silent Generation. Enjoy and […]

Lake Gibson Village is Pleased to Introduce The Generational Bridge Club!

March 30, 2018 | Lake Gibson Village

The days of family members living in close proximity are long gone. It is more common today to find extended family members living miles away from each other. Unfortunately, this leaves the youth and young adults without the advantage of bonding and benefiting from the experiences and wisdom of their older family members – primarily […]

Let’s Play Mind Games

March 22, 2018 | Lake Gibson Village

We’ve all heard the saying, “Use it or lose it.” Well, this is very much the case where our minds are concerned. As we get older and become less involved in stimulating mind activities, we in essence are allowing our brain – the center of our nervous system and the most complex organ in our […]

Tips for Aging Gracefully

March 19, 2018 | Lake Gibson Village

“I realized that my former grumpy, frump, lumpy state of being wasn’t the inevitable result go getting older,” writes Barbara Hannah Grufferman in the first chapter of Love Your Age: The Small-Step Solution to a Better, Longer, Happier Life.  “It was the inevitable result of continuing to make the same unhealthy choices I’d been making […]

Music to One’s Ears

March 16, 2018 | Lake Gibson Village

For many of us, we already know that music adds to our life — who hasn’t belted out a favorite song in the car and felt instantly happy? OK, maybe not everyone. But for most of us, music brings us joy.  As Plato wrote: “It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight […]

Hit the Books

March 1, 2018 | Lake Gibson Village

One of the many positive benefits of having an empty nest and/or being retired is gaining time to do the things you never seemed to have time for when you were raising a family and/or working full-time. If you love reading, you may have found that you never seemed to fit into your busy schedule […]

The 5 Best Places to Visit in February

February 15, 2018 | Lake Gibson Village

1) Maui, Hawaii North Pacific humpback whales are in the Hawaiian Islands this time of year to mate and calve, and the majority of them winter in Maui, the Valley Isle. Though it can be a bit rainy this time of year, it’s the perfect time to plan a bucket-list whale-watching trip. Temperatures range from […]

Show a Little Love on Valentine’s Day

February 1, 2018 | Lake Gibson Village

Valentine’s Day does not have to be a strictly couples, romantic flowers and dinner affair. It can also be a day spent with family and friends. We’ve got two suggestions for you to plan with family and friends — a DIY project to do with grandchildren and a casual party idea for the adults in […]

Choosing the Perfect Senior Adult Community for You

January 15, 2018 | Lake Gibson Village

Are you considering a senior adult community, even though you’re not yet retired? The terms “senior” or “retirement” can be misleading. Often, as in the case of Lake Gibson Village, residents may not actually be retired. Many of these communities provide a variety of housing options catering to adult residents, allowing you to choose from […]

New Year’s Resolution: Walk Off 10 Pounds in 30 Days

January 2, 2018 | Lake Gibson Village

When you want to lose weight, walking might not come to mind. But it can be an effective exercise, especially combined with healthy eating.  Every step you take burns calories, but if your daily strolls haven’t helped you lose weight, you may need to increase your speed. Sometimes, it’s nice to slow down and smell […]