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
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
Manually turning on lights has become a thing of the past with the help of Alexa and Siri. According to The Wall Street Journal article titled "Smart Lights Are A Bright Idea, With Alexa and Siri," this new smart light technology allows users to turn on any light in the home by using a voice [...]
The birthrate in the Sacramento region has continued to decline, which has caused new challenges for school districts. As seen in the Sacramento Bee article titled "Neighborhoods’ Birthrates Affect How School Districts Plan Ahead," the region's birthrate has fallen by 20 percent in the last decade. As a consequence, Davis schools have been accepting numerous [...]