Many people remember the books they read as children with fond nostalgia. If you want to escape from the challenges of adult life, find common ground with younger family members or simply be entertained, there are plenty of fantastic kids' books with plenty of humor and complex themes to engage grown-ups. Below, you can find suggestions for the best children's books to enjoy alone or with your grandchildren in your assisted living apartment in the Bethesda Gardens assisted living community in Fort Worth.
According to the World Health Organization, between 30% and 50% of cancer cases could be prevented with lifestyle and environmental changes. This provides a message of hope to seniors and their families who are worried about their risk of developing cancer. There's no sure-fire way to ensure you won't get cancer, but following simple lifestyle advice and encouraging others to follow your example could reduce the risk. Below, you can find some ways that seniors can help prevent cancer for themselves and their communities.
You've probably heard numbers for how much you should be sleeping each night. Most recommendations hover in the range of 7 to 9 hours for healthy adults of all ages, but it's important to remember that every person is different. How much sleep you need depends on your unique body, mind, lifestyle and health status. What's more important than the number of hours you sleep is how you feel when you get up in the morning. Think about the past week or two. Have you mostly woken feeling rested and ready for your day? Then you're probably sleeping enough hours, even if the count falls under the average recommended total. For many older adults, however, the answer to that question is no. Sleep gets harder as we age for a number of reasons. Discover some tips for counteracting sleep challenges below.
Lost touch with people, and may seem impossible to reach out to them? There are a lot of ways seniors can reconnect to important people from their past.
Learning an instrument is a great way to relax and give your brain a workout. Here is a list of the best instruments to learn in an assisted living community.
Fort Worth, Texas, is a smorgasbord of outdoor fun, which is ideal because spending time outdoors promotes physical and mental wellness for people of all ages, including seniors. From somewhat physically demanding activities like kayaking to more leisurely options, such as a stroll through the park, nature-based activities abound in the area surrounding Bethesda Gardens assisted living in Fort Worth.
Swelling is a common occurrence in older adults and can be caused by a wide variety of health conditions. It can be extremely uncomfortable, which may make it difficult to move around, can increase your risk of falling, and even make you feel heavy and sluggish. At Bethesda Gardens in Fort Worth, we understand the importance of staying active, healthy, and mobile. We offer a variety of health and fitness activities, including daily exercise, to help with swelling and to increase mobility.
One of the great benefits of moving into an assisted living community is added security. Find out ways to protect yourself from identity thieves below.
Meal replacement drinks are becoming more popular among seniors, and you’re probably thinking about how nicely they’d fit in your fridge. But do they live up to the hype or is this just another fad? Learn if they’re something you should add to your diet.
Grab a drink and some popcorn! Although a visit to your local cinema may not be an option for the time being, you can bring the movie theater into your home.