For seniors, assisted living communities offer a number of benefits. They provide a safe living environment and ensure adults have the support they need to perform daily living tasks as well as opportunities to make friends, learn new things and get out into the community.
Seniors are often the target of financial scams. Scammers might assume they have large bank accounts or that they'll easily fall for scams. It can also be considered a low-risk crime because it's often difficult to prosecute. Falling for a financial scam can cause you to lose a significant amount of money. Learn more about common scams and how you can protect yourself from them.
Roughly 50% of women and 25% of men will develop osteoarthritis of their hands before the age of 85. If you suffer from arthritis in your fingers, you know how the pain and stiffness can get in the way of your daily activities. The good news is that lifestyle changes could help reduce your discomfort. Read on to discover some simple things you can do for hand arthritis.
With mobile banking, much of your banking can be done from the comfort of home or on the go. Most banks in the Colorado Springs, CO, area offer mobile banking services. Read on to learn what mobile banking is, and the benefits and drawbacks, so you can decide if it's right for you.
Growth is a lifelong endeavor, and retirement is not the endcap. Older adults leading a vibrant life continue to grow, learning new things and having new experiences. That's especially true of many of the residents at Viewpointe assisted living, where older adults can enjoy an active social life and engage in community activities, exercise programs and even planned adventures to cultural outings and fun locations.
Looking at your nails, have you noticed changes? Interestingly, your fingernails and toenails can make a statement about your overall health as a senior.
People aged 65 and older are more likely to spend time reading for personal interest than younger individuals. In fact, the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics found that seniors read 1 hour and 45 minutes on the days they sat down with a book.
At this point, saying “I’m sorry” is probably a knee-jerk reaction for you. Whether you’re late to a meeting or accidentally bump into someone in a crowded room, apologizing is commonplace. But have you ever considered that you’re apologizing too much? Studies show that repeatedly saying “I’m sorry” can actually do more harm than good. “Sorry” can cause issues with self-esteem and impact how your peers view you. People who over-apologize often appear insincere, not confident or annoying. Even in situations where an apology is warranted, saying “I’m sorry” can leave the other person feeling like they need to comfort you. To avoid the negative impact “I’m sorry” can have, let’s discuss what you can say instead.
Cooler temperatures and changing leaves signal it's time to pull out the fall decorations. Colorado Springs offers many beautiful leaf-viewing spots, but you can create your own beautiful fall scene at home to enjoy all season. Many fall decorating ideas work in any home, including the cozy homes in the ViewPointe community, and you can customize them to fit your decor preferences.
Whether you’re grabbing a cup of tea with a friend or chatting with your hairdresser, regular social interactions are a vital part of living life to its fullest. Studies show that socializing on a regular basis is linked to improved mental and physical health in older adults.
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