Posts Tagged "wisdom"
You’re never too old to learn, right? So now’s the right time to try adult continuing education.
Older adults have a multitude of options to learn and experience more these days. In some cases, you don’t have to leave where you love aging in place. In other cases, you can get out, meet new people, learn in exciting environments and experience new adventures.
Even better, you can find adult continuing education that fits almost any schedule and budget.
Haven’t convinced you to pursue it yet? Then consider this. Researchers found older adults who participate in lifel…
How well do you communicate? It’s an important question for older adults who choose to age in place.
Even more important is your answer – because the better you communicate the better your quality of life can be.
As we age, our vision, hearing and cognitive processing change. In fact, more than 40% of people over age 65 report hearing problems and 26% have writing problems, according to research published in the National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health.
Older adults don’t see, hear and understand the same as they always did. Unfortunately, that ca…
Back to school, and most kids are learning online. Why not you, too? Now’s the time to gain skills and new knowledge with online learning.
You know the saying, You’re never too old to learn something new. Even better, researchers recently found older adults benefit from online learning more than anyone ever thought.
Research published in the Interactive Journal of Medical Research found older adults who took online courses reduced feelings of loneliness and isolation.
And a Harvard Medical School study found learning helps older adults keep their memory strong and …
What if we approached the New Year in the way a bride approaches her wedding day? We would not have to worry ourselves with well-intentioned New Year resolutions. Instead, we’d simply decide on four things to take into the new year—“something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue.”
Most of us are familiar with this traditional English wedding rhyme that dates to the nineteenth century. In its shortened contemporary version (“and a sixpence in her shoe” is seldom used), the rhyme contains the clues to the “four good-luck objects…a bride…
Remember that song by Tony Bennett, “Give Me the Simple Life?”
I don’t believe in frettin’ and grievin’;
Why mess around with strife?
I never was cut out to step and strut out.
Give me the simple life.
Some find it pleasant dining on pheasant.
Those things roll off my knife;
Just serve me tomatoes; and mashed potatoes;
Give me the simple life.
A cottage small is all I’m after,
Not one that’s spacious and wide.
A house that rings with joy and laughter
And the ones you love inside.
Some like the high road, I like the low road,
Free from the care and …