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Five Foods and Drinks that can Derail Your Diet

August 15, 2018 | Lake Gibson Village

We’ve all been there. You make the decision to eat healthier meals, exercise more and cut out the late-night craving for sweets. You lose a few pounds initially, then it seems that you’re stuck. You can’t drop any more weight. Many times, foods that are marketed as healthy choices might be what’s sabotaging your diet. […]


Top Foods to Keep Your Brain Healthy

August 2, 2018 | Lake Gibson Village

You may think of eating healthy to keep your body functioning well physically, but a new study shows a good diet goes a long way for your mental health as well. The Global Council on Brain Health (GCBH) released a report recently, concluding that diet impacts brain health – a good diet can strengthen the […]


Sunscreen Questions Answered: How Much, Which Brand and More

July 20, 2018 | Lake Gibson Village

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in America; and the National Institute of Health (NIH) states those over 65-years-old are the most at risk. It’s even more of an issue for Floridians, as this region has seen the second-most skin cancer diagnoses since 2011. The NIH says elderly people are diagnosed the […]


Beating the Phone Call Scammers: Five Ways for Seniors to Think Ahead and Not Lose Money

July 2, 2018 | Lake Gibson Village

“He sounded just like you, Chris.” Those words came from my embarrassed grandfather, as he finished relaying the story of how he was scammed out of $3,000 by someone over the phone several years ago. He and my grandmother were in their seventies at the time, living on their own with no cognitive issues. They […]


10 Steps for Making Healthy Changes for a Better You — Today

June 15, 2018 | Lake Gibson Village

As we older adults know too well, our brain, muscles, appearance and health change in our seventh decade and beyond — but the good news is that making healthy changes now will reap great benefits in the years ahead. It’s not too late! Here are 10 steps for improving your memory, fitness, looks and health […]


Retirement Financial Strategies for Older Adults

June 5, 2018 | Lake Gibson Village

By Patricia Wuest Saving for retirement can be challenging and confusing, but if you develop a strategy that’s tailored to your needs and wants — even after retiring — you can ensure a financially secure retirement. After all, you want to spend this time of your life doing what you want, so it’s important to […]


Take Action!

May 15, 2018 | Lake Gibson Village

Older adults benefit from healthy lifestyle changes to a greater degree than any other age group, according to the Diabetes Prevention Program study. “The lifestyle change program can help you lose weight through eating better and being more physically active,” reports the Centers for Disease Control. “You will also learn how to reduce stress. All […]


Smartphone Smarts

May 4, 2018 | Lake Gibson Village

The battery in your smartphone has a lifespan: Over time, it will start losing power faster and taking longer to charge. Mobile phones use lithium-ion batteries for energy storage. You don’t need to understand the science behind this type of battery, but the bottom line is that they degrade over time. Some of that can […]


All in Good Taste

April 27, 2018 | Lake Gibson Village

Saturday, April 21, 2018, Lake Gibson Village invited the public to join their residents for a double treat. Everyone relaxed in the elegant and historic dinner theatre and enjoyed the beautiful sounds of the Lakeland Chorale Society. It was a mesmerizing performance as Lakeland’s nostalgic mass-member chorus sang a captivating a cappella rendition of ‘My […]


The Jig Does More Than Jostle Your Joints!

April 20, 2018 | Lake Gibson Village

Lake Gibson Village residents had a wonderful time showing off their stepping skills at our Dance To The Music Meet & Greet that took place Sunday, April 8th. Just Dance! Lakeland came out and showed us all how to salsa, two-step, tango, fox trot, hustle and ballroom dance to the beat of some lively music […]