The Angel Pets Expo 2020 will be held on Saturday, May 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the WNC AG Center Expo Building in Fletcher, North Carolina, just… read more →
The 9th Palmetto Senior Expo will be held on October 18 from 9 am. to 2 p.m. at the Spartanburg Memorial Auditorium. This event is presented and sponsored by Cigna… read more →
Helps Elderly Maintain Strength Seniors that ate a Mediterranean diet high in vegetables, fruit, whole grains, nuts and legumes were able to live independently longer, had fewer
The experience inspired her to develop a multigenerational “grandparents at-large” partnership with an elementary school across the street from the Del Webb community. The school principal recognized that residents would be valuable mentors, able to fill an emotional void for the latchkey kids of working parents, plus foster a deeper appreciation for their elders among the children.
“What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.
This self-managed social housing project is run by its community of inspired female senior citizens that want to maintain their independence. “To live long is a good thing, but to age well is better,” says 85-year-old Thérèse Clerc, who initially conceived the project as a means of combating the idea that growing old is an illness and that retirement homes are a kind of prison.