In August we had a ball celebrating the 55th anniversary of Farmington Presbyterian Manor with a Fun, Food and Fenders party. Lots of local residents joined our residents and staff members to reflect on our past and dream for our future.
4 ways to profit from the activities and interests you love
By Nancy Collamer for Next Avenue
Last year, Mike Liff, now 71, relocated with his wife from San Francisco to Portland, Maine to be closer to family. The retirees explored their new hometown and thanks to a chance conversation at a barbershop, Liff learned that
Playing an instrument offers physical and emotional benefits if you have health issues
By Bart Astor for Next Avenue
If music hath charms to soothe the savage breast, then playing music hath charms to heal the savage breast, or, more appropriately, the damaged lungs.
This is what Tom Zoe of Austin, Texas believes. So he helped create a program at Seton Medical Center
Don’t just watch the kids go back to school this fall
By Patricia Corrigan for Next Avenue
Lunchbox? Check. Backpack? Check. New outfit for the first day? Check.
So you’ve helped get a grandchild or other youngster ready to go back to school. But what about you? Staying mentally active after 50 stimulates neural networks, increases knowledge,
How to handle conflict while caring for aging parents
By Emily Gurnon for Next Avenue
Next Avenue recently asked readers to tell us the questions they’d like answered about getting along with family members while caregiving. We’re now back with two experts’ views on the top two questions; both concerned caregiving with siblings.