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Finding the Right Therapist for You

Mental health is an essential facet of our overall wellbeing. There are many mental maladies that we can suffer from, whether that’s depression, anxiety, PTSD, or stress, and there’s no shame in asking for help. If you do find yourself looking for professional help, like a therapist, getting the right help is as important as […]

Lifestyle Changes That Can Lower Your Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease

Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease are life-changing conditions that can be massive detriments to your overall life, especially as they progress. As the conditions continue to develop, you’ll likely need assistance with many day-to-day activities. While there are potential treatment options for dementia and Alzheimer’s, there is currently no cure. This leaves prevention, and while you […]

The Health Benefits of Photography

Photography can be a fun hobby to pick up and a very popular art form to get into. It allows you to capture an image of the world around you, showing others your particular point of view. Through a creative use of lighting, angles, framing, props, and scenery, you can turn everyday imagery into a […]

The Health Benefits of Knitting

Crafting can refer to a wide range of activities, from knitting to woodworking, that utilize your skills to create something. Whether that something is a new chair, a sweater, or a new coffee mug — that’s entirely up to you. What doesn’t change, though, is the multitude of health benefits you can achieve by taking […]

The Health Benefits of Coloring Books for Seniors

Coloring books are often associated exclusively with children, as something to give them to keep them busy and quiet. But in 2015, adult coloring books became the trend in the publishing world. While some declare adult coloring books a dead fad, others argue that the market simply shifted to Amazon or independent publishers. This is […]

How You Can Pick Up Writing

Whether you have ambitions to be the next great American novelist or you’ve read our article on how healthy of a hobby writing can be for you, you’re now interested in getting started. Luckily, anyone can write, no matter your education, reading habits, or experience. All it takes is the will to do it and […]

Embrace Your Inner Hemmingway: Why Seniors Should Write

Writing is a popular hobby for millions around the world. While we may not all become the next Stephen King or Agatha Christie, it can be fun to create your own stories or worlds. Even if you’re simply writing a journal, it can be an excellent way to pass the time. The fact it’s fun […]

How Video Games Can Be Healthy for Seniors

Video games are often considered a pastime only for the young, something for teens and the immature. This belief is so pervasive that even the marketing of the video game industry has ignored a largely untapped market — seniors. However, there’s reason to believe that, not only are seniors getting into gaming, video games are […]