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.
February and March are odd months, no matter where you live in the country. They can bring milder weather and the chance to get outdoors. But they can also bring wild late-winter winds and even an ice storm—even in Fort Worth. But for seniors in the Bethesda Gardens assisted living community (or those considering a move to assisted living), these odd months between the shortest day of the year and the first blooms of spring can be active times of anticipation. Here are just a few things you can do to get ready for the coming spring.
Finances are a fact of life, and that's something that doesn't change as you age or when you retire. Whether you're considering your options (staying in your current home or moving to an assisted living community, for example) or just managing your income while enjoying life in your assisted living apartment, money is still an important factor. One tool seniors might find helpful, no matter where they are, is a zero-based budget. Find out more about this option below.
With COVID-19 limiting some of the ways people can meet and be with friends and loved ones, social media might be more tempting to many seniors.
If you're a senior of long-standing faith, you are likely very familiar with at least part of the first chapter of Luke's gospel. The good doctor begins his story before the birth of Christ and the celebration of the shepherds and the heavens. He begins even before Mary is visited by the angel.He begins with an older couple who have lived long enough to believe that they will never have the blessing of a child.The first passages of the Gospel of Luke are heavy with meaning for people of all ages...
July 28 is National Milk Chocolate Day. July is also home to other chocolate-related days, including National Chocolate Wafer Day (July 3), National Chocolate with Almonds Day (July 8) and National Hot Fudge Sundae Day (July 25).According to the National Day calendar website, chocolate gets celebrated a lot — an average of three times every month. They aren’t official holidays.