A dream journal is a log for your unconscious escapades. Most people tend to completely forget their dream life, but there are all kinds of adventures to be had in the unconscious mind. Here’s a quick guide for dream journaling and why seniors might want to try it.
Good food is one of life's greatest pleasures, and the ViewPointe assisted living community in Colorado Springs is perfectly positioned for those who value fine cuisine. As well as enjoying daily specials and restaurant-style dining on site, many residents take the opportunity to check out the excellent eateries nearby. From traditional fare to diverse global cuisines, there should be an option to suit any preference. Here are some of the best restaurants to try in Colorado Springs.
Many seniors of faith find it important to maintain a connection with a spiritual leader, and with good reason. Spiritual leaders can provide important guidance when seniors need it most as they navigate the complexities of aging and confronting some of the spiritual questions that come along with this stage of life.
The Book of Acts is an important component of the New Testament of the Bible because it provides an account of how the church came to be. Church is such a central facet of the Christian faith, and this book of the Bible discusses how it came into being. There are numerous lessons seniors can learn from the Book of Acts, ranging from the importance of being a witness for Christ to growing in the church and allowing the Holy Spirit into your heart.
Game nights are a great way to have fun here at ViewPointe. We designed our senior living apartments to be spacious and comfortable, with room for a table or coffee table and extra chairs to accommodate hosting a group of friends and neighbors. Whether you try out cooperative or competitive play, board games can get everyone laughing, thinking and animated. And the good times don't have to be restricted to the evening hours; plan an afternoon of games during a visit with family members for even more shared merriment and lasting memories.
It's not a secret that the Centennial State is known for its signature red deserts and mountainous landscapes. However, your current vacation plans might be on hold due to recently recommended travel restrictions since the last holiday season. But no need to worry. The beautiful state of Colorado offers residents plenty of great alternatives that are not only breathtaking but also safe for you and your loved ones. Here are four great staycation ideas seniors might consider planning for this spring or summer.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that older adults "move more and sit less," and even adds that "some physical activity is better than none."This note from the CDC is important for seniors—and for anyone, really. It's easy to give up on movement goals when things get tough, you're tired or there simply doesn't seem to be enough time in the day. Many people also fall into the trap of making goals too big or feeling guilty if they don't meet their goals. That can turn into negative thinking, such as "If I can't walk that 2 miles today, I might as well do nothing."But you don't have to walk a few miles every day or take part in all the exercise classes offered at ViewPointe assisted living center. As the CDC says, sometimes some physical activity is better than none, so here are some tips for getting little bits of movement in throughout your day.
Just to be clear, we're not really talking about coffee pots specifically in this blog post. Coffee Pot is a game you can play in a group and a favorite of church youth events. Here's a quick run-down of how it works in case any seniors want to start up a round with friends or neighbors in one of the common areas of the ViewPointe assisted living community in Colorado Springs, CO.
Life is uncertain and can be scary — it’s certainly one of the messages that seems to resound with people across the globe in 2020. Choosing assisted living or another level of care at ViewPointe in Colorado Springs is one way seniors can combat the potential instability of life on earth. As a resident of the assisted living community, you can receive many positive encouragements and a foundation of health, security and fellowship. That includes services and amenities such as:
Moving into an assisted living community is a big change for many people, and even those that are looking forward to the many amenities and activities offered by their new home may be uncertain in the face of this change. The move might mean leaving a neighborhood someone has been a part of for decades. It could mean moving away from nearby family or a church where a senior had previously been involved.And while we at ViewPointe assisted living community in Colorado Springs, CO, believe that mov...