Staying as mobile and active as possible in your assisted living apartment is a great way to help ensure you can enjoy the lifestyle available at Bethesda Gardens in Phoenix, AZ. Seniors have a number of options for maintaining motion, including our regularly scheduled exercise programming. But you might also be interested in yoga, which can have a number of benefits for seniors.
Deviled eggs are a staple of the American dinner table during the holidays. At Bethesda Gardens in Phoenix, Arizona, the staff understands how important the holidays can be. That is why Thanksgiving dinner is served in the dining area with all the traditional accruements.
A penny saved is a penny earned according to the old phrase. However, living frugally doesn't mean that you can't savor a treat or join your family and friends at a local diner for a bite to eat.
Regardless of your age, it's possible to find love, companionship and someone to share your journey. Not only does forming new relationships keep you from being lonely, but it's also a good way to bring meaning and to avoid isolation. Because dating changes the older we get, it may help to follow these five tips and tricks to help you enjoy dating throughout your golden years.
When our bodies start to age, we begin to lose flexibility due to loss of water in our tissues and spine and increased stiffness in our joints. Stretching and regular exercise is important in order to maintain a full range of motion. It can also reduce stress and make you look and feel better overall, and it's often the best way to slow or even reverse some of these changes in our bodies.
Learning to dance as a senior has many benefits. The increased movement provides an excellent source of exercise, and the coordination needed to complete patterns of steps can help prevent falls during daily activities. Recent medical studies have shown that dancing, especially at social and freestyle dances that require seniors to interact with a partner or make quick decisions, reduces the chance for developing dementia.
You've likely heard it said time and time again that exercising has tremendous benefits: It can help control body weight, cholesterol and blood pressure. But sometimes exercising can be challenging, especially if your mobility is limited. Check out these six tips for exercising as a senior to stay active.
Mentioning the fruits of the Spirit may bring to mind gluing word labels onto cutouts of apples and pears during Sunday school. While seniors may not have understood the words as children, the warm community around Bethesda Gardens lets them experience these fruits firsthand. For many, it's been a while since their first introduction to these nine virtues, so here is a refresher using verses from the NKJV Bible.
Here at Bethesda Gardens, we know that our time is a gift from God, and as such, we endeavor to make each day fulfilling. Holiday seasons in particular are filled with exciting chances to make memories with friends and family, give and receive special treats and participate in traditions and worship services.
Traditionally grouped with Titus and called the Pastoral Epistles, the books of First and Second Timothy contain instructions pertaining to the organization of the church as well as notes of personal guidance for Timothy.It can sometimes be easy to overlook lessons hidden within these short letters due to the long lists of requirements for specific roles in the church. Seniors willing to look deeper, however, will discover powerful calls to live blamelessly and remain faithful until the end.