Seniors Benefit from Music and Dancing
Live music and dancing – maybe not exactly what the doctor ordered, but exactly the right prescription to get residents smiling, interacting, and yes…even dancing. One day while visiting with residents Andrew Blaser, Administrator at Gem Village Assisted Living, had a thought. “What if we could get them dancing?” That thought was the beginning of […]
Linking the past to the Present- The Benefits of Reminiscing
Linking the Past to the Present – The Benefits of Reminiscing By Kristine Dwyer, Staff Writer Uncle Joe recalls the good old days when a Ford coupe was $500, gasoline cost 19 cents a gallon, a postage stamp was three cents, and penny candy was a treat. Grandma Millie tells stories about growing up […]
Dangers of a Sedentary Lifestyle for Seniors
A sedentary lifestyle can be dangerous for seniors and older adults.