Behind every Meaningful Day(tm) is a team of Morning Pointe of Athens (TN) associates who are making their mark in the lives of residents and their community.
With more than 18 million older adults giving back in some way, there’s something to be said about the benefits of volunteerism. But the perks go beyond just “feeling good.”
What if I told you there is a medication-free way to make pickle jars a little easier to open, your baseball throwing arm a little stronger, and the finish line closer within reach?
I’m going to take you all to school for a bit. Did you know: 15 million Americans each year are providing 17 billion hours of care – often unpaid – to a relative or a friend living with Alzheimer’s disease, according to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention...
It’s important for aging adults and their families to discuss and understand the options available. It isn’t just about convenience and fine amenities, but also about staying safe and sound.
As an older adult, you’ve likely seen physicians of all kinds. And just when it seems that there is a doctor for nearly everything, there’s a professional for you, too!
Buying local, farm-fresh food is far from a fad. It’s tradition calling our taste buds, waking them up with flavor that can only be savored through the flesh of a succulent peach on a hot summer day.
It’s the time of the year that we all give thanks, to be grateful – a term that comes from the Latin word “gratus” which means “pleasing.” But if you are caring for a senior in need, participating in the seasonal cheer can be challenging. It’s a full-time job with no...
Wellness isn’t just about taking care of what’s on the outside, but maintaining what’s on the inside, too —namely our mental health. So while planning your next group exercise session, build muscle and a strong mind by considering these tips:
Several expert sources point to the numerous physical, mental and emotional improvements seen in senior volunteers. There are ample reasons why older adults should see giving back as not only a greater good for others, but a responsibility to better one’s well-being.