By Bill Powell and David Thompson Special to The Enterprise April 15, 2018 “Each day I get five calls from low-income seniors looking to find housing in Davis,” says Susan at Shasta Point Retirement Community. “And each day at least one senior arrives at Shasta Point anxious to get housing and hoping by turning [...]
Psychologist Susan Pinker presents fascinating evidence on the keys to living a long, healthy life. Researching the Italian island of Sardinia, home to more than six times as many centenarians as the mainland and ten times as many as North America give insight to what it takes to live to 100 and beyond. Here's the [...]
The Davis Planning Commission will conduct public hearings on proposed projects in Davis, including the West Davis Active Adult Community. The Davis Enterprise recently published this article outlining the details of the community and information every Davis resident should know. Read here
Family, connections, friendships. These are aspects of a persons life that will naturally get smaller as we grow older. But, what is the true cost of loneliness? This insightful article explains that loneliness can actually have a price tag. Regardless, we spend so much of our life nurturing our relationships and purpose, why let it [...]
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.