While most believers are familiar with the first three kings of Israel (Saul, David and Solomon respectively), there are some who may not know much about the kings beyond them. Following the death of Solomon in 1 Kings 11, a power struggle ensued between Rehoboam (Solomon's son and rightful heir) and Jeroboam (the son of a widow and a former servant of Solomon).
At Autumn View Gardens, we're committed to ensuring residents in our community receive the care and support they need to thrive. For seniors living with dementia, this commitment to care involves navigating safely through the confusing process of memory loss. One way to accomplish this is by creating memory books.Memory books, sometimes referred to as life storybooks, are a collection of life moments and memories those with dementia can refer to when the water gets a little muddy. Typically made with the assistance of a family member or loved one, memory books can be a joy to create for everyone involved.
You may have heard of the popular TV show The Chosen recently. With the massive success and critical acclaim it garnered over the course of a few years, the show is well on its way to becoming a global phenomenon. It's been praised for being both historically accurate and relatable to modern audiences and is enjoyed by over a billion people around the world. Read on to learn more about the show and how you can watch it.
Getting lost in a classic movie or TV series is a great way to indulge in some nostalgia in your assisted living apartment, but there are plenty of modern options to freshen up your routine. Enjoying a new movie or TV series can offer exciting new perspectives and is an entertaining way to spend a cozy evening on the couch. Below, you can find six new movies and TV shows that older adults can enjoy alone or with family.
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.