aging

Anti-Aging Tips to Live Healthier, Better and Longer

Guest Blogger: Hussain Aging is a major concern of many age groups today, and that is why anti-aging techniques and tips have become one of the hottest topics of the present epoch. Researchers and scientists have introduced different solutions and techniques for reversing aging after researches on the causes of aging. To facilitate people, who…

Recovering The Self Vol. IV, No. 3 Now in Print!

Recovering the Self: A Journal of Hope and Healing (Vol. IV, No. 3) July 2012 Recovering The Self is a quarterly journal which explores the themes of recovery and healing through the lenses of poetry, memoir, opinion, essays, fiction, humor, art, media reviews and psychoeducation. Contributors to RTS Journal come from around the globe to…

Being Emotionally Prepared for Long-Term Care

Guest Blogger: Rob Wood An elderly parent or family member will rely on round-the-clock care increasingly as they age. While caring for them may be achievable at the beginning, the process can become emotionally and physically draining as time progresses. When you come to the conclusion that you are no longer capable of tending to…

Vote for Service-Learning/Volunteering Blog Post

Frances Shani Parker’s blog post Service-Learning Reflections Poem has been nominated for the Assisted Living Today (ALT) Award for Best Senior Homes and Senior Care Facilities Articles. The post shares a child’s reflection poem on service given to a nursing home resident with dementia. Please read Frances’ blog post here and vote at the bottom of…

Tips for Starting a Stretching Program

Stretching regularly is important for your body to function properly and it also helps you feel less stressed. It can help with musculoskeletal problems as well as some nervous system disorders. Stretching decreases tension in the muscles, helps maintain flexibility, increases range of motion as well as circulation. Listen to your body. Stretch only to…

Unplugging by Degrees

Guest Blogger – Nancy Wesson Yes – I am unplugging – choosing to experience life in a different way and that is still unfolding.  At the very least it will mean reducing life to the basics and exploring who I am and what I have to offer in that context.  For me, it represents a…