Baked cauliflower Tots recipe

You heard that right – tots done the healthy way! Try this once and it will be guest starring alongside many of your meals.  WHAT YOU NEED:  1 large head cauliflower, broken into florets 1 egg 4 slices nitrate-free bacon 1⁄2 cup almond meal 1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded  1⁄4 cup plain greek yogurt 2…

Seniors Laughter Yoga

Yoga became popular in the United States in the 1960s and 1970s, and today, about 36 millions Americans practice it. Twenty one percent of yoga practitioners are over 60. In addition to traditional yoga, Americans practice a slew of unconventional yoga variations. Hot yoga. Goat yoga. Beer yoga. But have you heard about laughter yoga?…

Senior Journaling Health Benefits

Journaling means keeping a record of your thoughts and activities. However, while journal keepers may focus on the present and record daily events, journaling moves beyond just a list of activities, like you might record in a diary or calendar. Journaling calls for more self-expression and reflection. A journal is a private endeavor, and you’ll…

Dancing for brain health

At 75, Shirley wants to maintain her mental acuity for as long as possible. That’s why she doesn’t spend her Wednesday and Friday nights playing Scrabble or Sudoku like some of her friends at the retirement community. Instead, she puts on her dancing shoes and heads to the community center to learn the tango, the…

Sad senior woman and caregiver drinking tea in the nursing house

It might hit you slowly. Maybe the family is gathering for the holidays and you notice that your mom can’t remember the ingredients for her famous casserole she has made forever. Or maybe you realize there’s no way your dad can drag the artificial Christmas tree down from the attic anymore; he just seems a…

Announcing death on social media

So much of our lives is shared through social media. We post cheerful news about engagements, births, anniversaries, job promotions, and new homes. But death is different. Death is a solemn occasion, and an emotional one. However, social media can be a way to let people know the sad news and can be an efficient…

bridge jobs for seniors

It used to be that one’s work life was divided into two distinct stages. There was the first stage when you put your nose to the grindstone for 40+ hours a week and didn’t move it away from that grindstone for 40+ years. Then there were the 10 or 20 years at the end when…

Selfie Stick Senior Travel

Once you retire, you may feel like you finally have time to travel like you’ve always wanted. In fact, according to Maria Gillen, director of the AARP’s travel website, travel is the number-one aspiration for Americans 50 and over. However, your travel destination wish list is probably different than it was when you were younger.…

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