What brings health, happiness and energy to one's life varies person to person. One thing is for sure, every individual needs some type of outlet that provides excitement and interest. This is essential to keep a youthful approach and delay the aging process. This article explores some interesting ways seniors are avoiding loneliness and staying [...]
With social media, you never fear being alone. At least this is the message "elder orphans" are spreading. A new Facebook group has sparked the discussion among childless adults (55 years +) who realized after a life of careers or taking care of aging parents or siblings there can be challenges with little to no [...]
The theme this September at the Nation Seniors Center is: Masters in Aging. There are two presentations scheduled to provide education and benefit the community. Topic: Fitness and Aging Thursday, Sept. 14, at 2 p.m. Mark Braly, a Davis Aquatic Masters swimmer and Davis Enterprise aquatics columnist Topic: Gardening and Horticultural for Seniors Tuesday, Sept. [...]
How many of us struggle with ever changing technology? This is not just an issue older generations face, it happens to everyone. So what do we do? We turn to the youngest person in the crowd for help. Only to be baffled by the stream of acronyms and unidentifiable phrases contained in a seemingly obvious [...]
This recent article in the Wall Street Journal, titled "Last Supper at Nani's Table," caught our interest. It is an example of how, as human beings, we all enjoy the celebration and honor of tradition. Here is an anecdote of how families, young or old, big or small, value tradition.
Rising health costs are a continuous concern these days. As the health care system keeps evolving, there are efforts to move aggressively to adopt the tools of information-age medicine. Take a look at this article featured in The Wall Street Journal explaining the strategy and benefits. View a PDF of the article here.
When does the support of neighbors become more of a necessity than a luxury? With the rising number of seniors, especially women, living alone, it is important to reside in a community where you know your neighbor. The Davis Enterprise published an article focusing on the support and friendships that grow from living down the [...]
Days of waiting rooms, appointments and trips to the doctors office may be over. Virtual health care providers is a technology advancement that makes it easy and convenient to get the care you need. Take a look at this article featured in the Davis Enterprise explaining the technology and benefits. The doctor will see you [...]
A series of meetings is underway, offering Davis residents insight on an active adult community proposed for West Davis. At Shasta Drive and West Covell Boulevard, the West Davis Active Adult Community is designed for current Davis residents. It features 325 small to medium single-story homes, and affordable senior apartments. About 80 percent of the [...]
Living in a walkable neighborhood has been found to help increase cognitive function and may even be able to help fight off dementia. Walkable neighborhoods are those that have great connectivity. They may have many people to socialize with and multiple places to visit within walking distance of the home. The Wellness Center at the [...]