Pets are treasured companions for children and adults of all ages. But do pets have a place in the lives of seniors who move to retirement communities?
The answer today, increasingly, is a resounding "Yes." The benefits of companionship cannot be overestimated. Humans are social creatures, and science and emotion alike confirm that we are all happier when we have others to share the good times and offer comfort during bad times.Read More
When you first started planning for retirement, the plan may have been to stay in the old family home for as long as possible. But through the years, home maintenance has become more and more of a hassle. And now that you've finally retired, you've realized that you don't want to spend your life after retirement taking care of a house!
At first glance, spa services seem like a decadent luxury, but a growing number of medical professionals recognize the benefits that spa services provide, especially when it comes to senior healthcare. The National Center for Complimentary and Alternative Medicine, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, says that, “there is scientific evidence that massage may help with back pain and may improve quality of life for people with depression, cancer, and HIV/AIDS.”