Why Regular Meditation Is So Important for Seniors

Why Regular Meditation Is So Important for Seniors

Meditation is incredibly popular. It’s used by yoga instructors, corporate executives, presidents, and even movie stars. Why Regular Meditation Is So Important for Seniors But what about seniors? Should they start incorporating meditation into their lives, too? Actually, meditation for seniors has been steadily gaining in popularity – and for good reason. This practice has a positive effect on seniors physically, mentally, and emotionally. Meditation for Seniors – Why It’s So Important Betty Rhodes, a contributing writer for the Napa Valley Register, thinks meditation for seniors is a great idea. And she should know – she’s a senior with a regular

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Conversation Tips for Seniors in Social Settings

Einstein, it is rumored, was once seated beside Marilyn Monroe at a dinner party. "Oh, Mr. Einstein," she cooed, "with your brains and my looks, we could have perfect children." The physicist paused for a moment and then asked, "But what if they had your brains and my looks?" Party and playful questions aside, there is no doubt that social settings sometimes require us to have good answers. And sometimes, they require us to ask good questions. Albert Einstein had more to say about questions. He encouraged us to “learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important

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GPS SmartSole® Is a Game Changer for Caregiving

GPS SmartSole® is a discreet trackable smartphone hidden in a shoe insole.  GPS SmartSole® is enormously helpful if you are worried your loved one may wander or get lost.  This patented product is a game changer for caregivers of people with dementia, Alzheimer’s, autism or other developmental disabilities. 60% of them will become “lost” at least once. 70% of those will become “lost” 3 or more times. 46% of wanders not found within 24 hours may die.  GPS SmartSole® is water resistant and sealed in a trim-able shoe insole. It uses GPS and cellular technology, is charged about every day, and

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Dealing with Life after Loss

When you are trying to cope, dealing with life after loss, it can be very, very difficult. When we lose someone close to us, particularly if it is a family member or a lifelong friend, the grief can be an exceptionally powerful force in our day-to-day lives. While we can logically understand that loss is part of life, when we lose someone close, it can cause confusion, sadness, and depression. How each person copes with grief can differ, but typically time passing is what helps. But that time period may be months or even a year. There is no set

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When Roles Reverse: Talking to Parents About Alcohol

When Roles Reverse: Talking to Parents About Alcohol

In every parent-child relationship, there eventually comes a time when roles reverse. It's a natural and inevitable extension of the aging process. The mom or dad who once changed your diapers, drove you to soccer practice, and applied Band-aids to skinned knees will gradually lose their mobility and independence, requiring greater help and supervision with their own health and safety needs. For the child who in turn is tasked with caring for an aging parent, navigating this new juncture can be difficult because it means taking a more directive role in relation to a grown-up who, in addition to having

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Does CBD Appear On A Drug Test?

What is CBD Oil

A common question that CBD users or those who are curious about CBD will wonder is, will CBD show up on a drug test? And while many are hesitant about this risk, many are looking for options and have stumbled across CBD. Users have commented about results and benefits from their experience with CBD, and it just so happens the reality for workers is being tested for drugs. While different drug tests screen for different drugs, it really depends on the needs of those administering it. What is a Drug Test? A drug test is a technical analysis of a biological

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How To Keep Your Memory Clear

Most people think that it’s too late to start exercising in their golden years. But I have some good news for you. Did you know that exercise actually energizes us “older” folks’ cells more than younger people’s? And it’s never too late to start! A recent 2017 study published in Cell Metabolism Journal showed that the older participants’ muscle cells actually benefited more from exercising than younger ones. In the experiment, High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) changed the activity levels in almost 400 genes in the older participants, compared to only 274 genes in the younger participants. (These gene activities signal

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All the Ways to Use a Reacher

How to use a Reacher

How to use a Reacher https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j-ko0q_IoxY If you have a bad back and can't bend, you hate putting on shoes and socks and pants and undies, and taking them off is no better. Picking up things you've dropped is a painful and hated task. If you have a bad neck that hates tilting up and down, you hate getting cans off that high shelf you reach on tiptoes, and you males like urinals but hate neck craning over a toilet. But you have to do all these things, so you're in a real bind. All the Ways to Use a

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FDA Officially Calls CBD Beneficial

In August 1017, the Food and Drug Administration asked for people's experience in the Federal Register in an effort to help the United Nations' World Health Organization decide whether 17 controversial drugs have any medicinal benefits and if they should face international restrictions under the 1971 Convention on Psychotropic Substances. One of the drugs that are up for consideration is marijuana, specifically cannabidiol (CBD), one of the plant’s non-psychoactive components responsible for much of its pain-killing properties. Other substances were up for review as well, however CBD is the only drug on the list that the FDA specifically called “beneficial.” Here’s

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