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Benefits of Dancing for the Elderly

Archaeologists have unearthed traces of dances from prehistoric times, including those on rock shelter paintings in India and Egyptian tombs determined as far back as 30,000 years.   Historically, dancing has been used as a means of ceremonies, rituals, healing,...

Gardening Is Great Exercise for Seniors

Not everyone can be a health and fitness like Jack Lalanne, who lived to the ripe old age of 96.  He was an avid exerciser and adhered to a healthy diet and shared his healthful lifestyle through television and the print media.  But, on the average, those who pump...

The Benefits of Socializing for the Elderly

Stories and studies about babies who are seldom held and cuddled and left un-nurtured by human contact often end up perishing or growing up with psychological disorders.   From birth throughout all stages of life, humans need love and caring socal interacton with...

Music Does Wonders for the Elderly

Research from numerous reputable studies has indicated music can reduce anxiety, blood pressure and pain in addition to improving sleep, moods, mental alertness and memory, proving most beneficial to the elderly.   Despite the advance of age, our brains are constantly...

Why Assisted Living

As we grow into our golden years, decisions do not become any easier.   One of the most difficult decisions is moving from the familiarity and routines of one’s lifelong home.   Our bodies and energy levels, however, often make this difficult decision for us, or at...