What To Do In Retirement

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I’m Retired! Now What? You’ve talked about retirement for years it seems, and it’s finally here. You may be asking yourself, “now what?” Retirement is not an ending, but a beginning to the lifestyle of your choice. Here are just a few ideas from to inspire retirees to make the most of their newfound … Continue reading “What To Do In Retirement”

Successful Aging: A Balance Between These Two Things Is Critical

Posted on: February 16, 2017

Successful aging is simpler than it sounds. Aging well means aging with a sense of peace, joy, and fulfillment. It all comes down to these two critical factors: Self-acceptance/self-contentment & engagement with life/self-growth.     Self-acceptance & Self-contentment: At age 18 all you can worry about is “what are other people thinking about me?” At age … Continue reading “Successful Aging: A Balance Between These Two Things Is Critical”

Sleep Easy – The Perfect Sleep Environment

Posted on: January 26, 2017

Restless tossing and turning at night can be frustrating and exhausting, especially as you get older.  Sleep can affect many different parts of your life, including energy levels, eating, moods, and maintaining a healthy weight.  If you struggle to get to sleep at night, but are resistant to taking prescription sleeping pills, here are some … Continue reading “Sleep Easy – The Perfect Sleep Environment”

Forever Young

Posted on: January 12, 2017

            There’s a common saying that goes, “You’re only as old as you feel.” According to this source, here are some ways to be as young as you choose: Challenge Yourself: try something new, learn a new skill. It’s never too late to set a new goal or pursue a … Continue reading “Forever Young”

Older & Happier

Posted on: January 5, 2017

Top 5 ideas and suggestions from Dag Sebastian Ahlander’s book, “Older And Happier!”: Keep in mind that time is short but life is long. You have had a long life and seen so many changes and events. It is not that life is short, but the time remaining is short. Grab hold of life right … Continue reading “Older & Happier”

A Solution To Loneliness

Posted on: December 29, 2016

Studies are beginning to show that cancer may no longer be the most concerning risk factor in aging seniors. The new culprit? Loneliness. In fact, loneliness and isolation impact lifespan just as much as smoking and even more so than obesity. The threat of loneliness comes from “a lack of meaningful and sustained contact” with … Continue reading “A Solution To Loneliness”

Three Ways Senior Living Communities Offer Greater Independence

Posted on: December 22, 2016

As you consider transitioning to a senior living community, you may be thinking that your freedom and independence are at risk. Nothing could be further from the truth! Senior Living communities are designed to carry your burdens and give you the freedom and independence of a fulfilling post-retirement life. At Tealridge, you can experience the … Continue reading “Three Ways Senior Living Communities Offer Greater Independence”

Staying Connected

Posted on: December 13, 2016

Fear of the unknown is one of the most common reasons humans miss out on acquiring new skills and experiences. As quickly as times change, technology changes even quicker. Here are some reasons to stay connected and ways to actually enjoying the technology around you. Stay connected to your family: According to gerontologists, “learning new … Continue reading “Staying Connected”