Lifestyle

Be A Better You: Reflecting On The Past Year

by Hilary Young on December 07, 2017

The holidays are always such a frenetic time of year. There’s a flurry of activity--from holiday shopping, to family dinners, to holiday parties, there are many ways to stay distracted through Christmas time. But once the chaos of the holidays die down, life can get really quiet and sometimes even feel lonely.

3 Simple Ways To Focus on Gratitude

by Hilary Young on November 14, 2017

The holidays--that span of the calendar between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day--are such a chaotic time, filled with the emotional and financial stress that comes along with spending an extended period of time with family and holiday shopping. It can be easy to become consumed with anxiety and stress, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

Be A Better You: Embrace Technology And Get Connected

by Hilary Young on November 02, 2017

Innovation and technological progress can be scary at times, but more often than not they can both enhance our lives. Although there has always been innovation throughout history, the majority of modern technology was introduced in the early 20th century. The invention of cars changed the way people traveled from place to place, the introduction of the telephone changed the way people communicated and the launch of commercial radio changed the way people received news and entertainment.

Fun Activities For Older Adults To Try This Fall

by Hilary Young on October 12, 2017

There are so many reasons to look forward to the fall; the crisp autumn air, beautiful foliage, fun family holidays and, of course, pumpkin spice. There are so many things to do in the fall, you simply have to know how to take advantage of them. In addition to local festivals and community fairs that are happening in your neighborhood, autumn provides the perfect conditions for spending time outside.

Red, White, & Blue Recipes: Brownie Parfait

by Meghan Orner on July 03, 2017

This time of year, the colors of our great American flag can be found everywhere you look -- including on our food. Much like any other holiday, food is the central focus on the 4th of July, and red, white, and blue recipes dominate practically every family’s barbeque and picnic.