Tips for staying active during the winter for seniors

Tips For Staying Active During the Winter for Seniors

Jeanette Gomez Activities for Seniors Leave a Comment

  The winter season can become especially trying for seniors and their children. Due to cold weather conditions, seniors are forced to stay indoors and start to feel isolated. Driving conditions are too dangerous and they have a higher risk of falling. This is a serious issue as well as isolating seniors can be harmful to their mental health. A …

Recreational Activities for Seniors in the Houston Area

Recreational Activities for Seniors in the Houston Area

Jennifer Thomas Activities for Seniors Leave a Comment

  Those of us lucky enough to live in the Houston metro area, have plenty of entertainment and education opportunities, no matter our age. The city of Houston’s Parks and Recreation Department has numerous Senior Community Centers throughout the city, which offers a full variety of options for today’s active center. If you’re over the age of 55, but are …

Playground for Seniors and More

Playgrounds for Seniors and More

Dorothy Sander Activities for Seniors Leave a Comment

  It’s been an assumption for too long, by young and old alike, that getting old means sitting in a rocking chair and knitting. Not so! It’s not only not true for most, it’s not healthy. Research shows again and again the value of laughter, mental activity and exercise for mental and physical well-being as we age. The more we …

Activities in Houston For Seniors

Activities for Houstonian Seniors

Melissa Veres Activities for Seniors Leave a Comment

  Houston is the fourth largest city in the country with over two million people in the city limits alone. With the addition of the Greater Houston Area suburbs, the city is a mega metropolitan area with unlimited resources for Houstonians. Whether your hobbies include sports, art, food, sciences, government, the beach, the theater or symphony, or specialized groups for …

10 Awesome Websites for Seniors

10 Awesome Websites for Seniors

Jennifer Thomas Activities for Seniors, Technology Leave a Comment

  As an activities coordinator at an independent senior living community, one of the company’s commitment to providing activities to residents, is to incorporate technology. This had proven to be a difficult task for me at first, as only a few have tablets or smartphones, and those that do, use them mostly for playing games which have been downloaded for …

Legacy Stories Reminiscence Program

Legacy Stories

Chuckie Snider Activities for Seniors Leave a Comment

Through out life, there are always people who leave an impression on you….a memory and a story.  These moments use to be kept in a box in the attic or closet only to be brought out when stumbled upon.  Now because of Legacy Stories this doesn’t have to be the case anymore. Imagine being able to travel across the world and …

Seniors Stay Highly Entertained by the Internet

Seniors Stay Highly Entertained by the Internet

Melissa Veres Activities for Seniors 1 Comment

  The internet isn’t just for kids and teens buried in their smart phones. A treasure trove of information and memories to the golden days of television, radio, and great company are ready at your fingertips! From the novice to the most experienced surfer, we’ve compiled an excellent selection of webpages to get your started on your information highway journey. …

5 Reasons Why it is Important for Seniors to Have Hobbies

5 Reasons Why It Is Important For Seniors to Have Hobbies

Melissa Veres Activities for Seniors 1 Comment

  Reaching retirement is something of a golden ticket – no more work, no more alarm clocks, no more Ethel in Accounting making your life miserable, no more enduring Tom’s awful tuna fish sandwiches stinking up the office every Wednesday. Once you cross that finish line, you’ve got it made! The world is your proverbial oyster and nothing can get …

Chair Yoga for Seniors

Chair Yoga for Seniors

Melissa Veres Activities for Seniors, Fitness and Exercise Leave a Comment

  Chair yoga! It may sound contradictory, but fitness gurus are bringing this breath and stretch intensive exercise to people with disabilities, inflexibility, weight challenges, or difficulties getting on the floor. Even those suffering from arthritis or multiple sclerosis are able to participate and reap the benefits of chair yoga. What is Yoga? Perhaps the word sends a chill down …