Pets are a wonderful addition to our lives in so many ways. They bring us genuine happiness, help us connect with others, reduce stress and encourage us to stay active. This is especially true for older adults who may be looking for companionship or a little extra joy in their day-to-day life! If you’re looking […]
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Staying mentally active is an important part of maintaining our overall health as we age – just as important as physical activity. What better way to exercise our brain than play games that sharpen our cognitive function? According to the National Institutes of Health, brain games can help strengthen reasoning, memory, and processing speed for […]
As we age and our lives get busy with family, work and responsibilities, it can become difficult to maintain old friendships and cultivate new ones. The beauty of retirement is that you have the time and freedom to invest in these important relationships, especially if you live in an active retirement community! Retirement communities are […]
Though it may come as a surprise, there are nearly endless things to do in winter in Maine! It may be a bit chillier than our iconic summers, yes, but there is no shortage of fun to be had. With the freedom of retirement, each day serves as a new opportunity to pursue the activities […]
The holidays are well underway, and with it comes the wonderful (and sometimes, admittedly, stressful) chaos of the season. Taking simple steps to get organized ahead of the holidays will help you enjoy what matters most: slowing down, spending quality time with loved ones, and reflecting on the year past. Time moves so quickly during […]
For the holiday season this year, do your gift shopping locally! Not only does investing in your community support local businesses – local gifting is convenient and gives you the opportunity to find unique and high-quality products that will please even the pickiest person on your list. Maine boasts endlessly unique and talented creators that […]
Volunteering is an excellent way to stay connected to your community and meet new people, all while giving back to those who need it most. While volunteering any time of year is wonderful, there is something about the spirit of the holidays that makes donating your time, resources or talents an extra special gift. Looking […]
Our last blog post was about some of our favorite delectable Thanksgiving desserts – now it’s time for the main course! If you’re looking to mix it up a bit this year, have we got the recipes for you. These mouthwatering dishes put an exciting twist on old classics, and will surely have your loved […]
With just a few weeks left until Thanksgiving, it’s time to start thinking about what you might want to make for dessert, whether you’re a guest or hosting at home! Having a few options to choose from that are simple and delicious will help make sure you can simply enjoy the process – and the […]
Information is power, especially when it comes to navigating an ever-changing digital world. Cybercriminals tend to target older adults under the assumption that they aren’t aware of digital scams and the risks they pose. By staying alert to these online dangers and implementing the right tools to help prevent them, seniors can spend time online […]