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Honoring Our Heroes on Superhero Day

April 3, 2020 — First celebrated in 1955, National Superhero Day is observed each year on April 28. On this day we honor both fictional and real superheroes, who serve and protect while fighting evil. Fictional superheroes gained popularity in the 1930’s and 40’s with the debut of comic book characters including Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, and Captain America.... Read More

Tell A Story Day is April 27 – Steps to Write Your Own Story

April 3, 2020 — Writing a story, whether a short story or a novel, is similar to building a house. You must first start with a foundation. This is, of course, the idea stage. What story do you want to tell? Once you have set up your foundation, you will need to draft an outline. Jot down your thoughts... Read More

What makes the perfect grilled cheese?

April 3, 2020 — Grilled cheese has been a popular lunch choice for generations, and variations on this simple sandwich can be found depending on where you are in the world. While American or cheddar cheese are the popular choice for this treat in the United States, some parts of Europe prefer Swiss or Gouda cheese to fill their... Read More

Three Ways to Become a Super Person

April 3, 2020 — Have you seen the billboard with Christopher Reeve with the caption “Superman” underneath it? You might remember him for his timeless portrayal of Superman, but did you know after a life-changing accident, he led a tireless crusade on behalf of the disabled? Here are some of the qualities that made him so strong on and... Read More

April is National Occupational Therapy Month

April 3, 2020 — Since 1980, the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) has celebrated National Occupational Therapy Month and the 213,000 occupational therapists, occupational therapy assistants, and students who work nationwide to create fuller lives for clients and their families. Occupational therapy practitioners enable people of all ages to live life to its fullest by helping them promote health,... Read More

How to Train Your Memory by Playing Scrabble – Scrabble Day is April 13

April 3, 2020 — The mental workouts we receive from games such as Scrabble are effective tools in boosting the power of your brain. Besides being a game that requires strategy skills, Scrabble allows players with good memories to have a higher probability of winning the game. The key to receiving points and ultimately winning is to form words... Read More

Stress Awareness Month: Keep Stress to a Minimum

April 3, 2020 — Learning to cope with stress is important for all of us. Here are a few ways to relieve stress. Organize and clean your home and workspace. Place everything in a designated place and label it, so you will be able to find items when you are looking for them. This is a great way to... Read More

Find Fulfillment in Volunteering

April 3, 2020 — Volunteering is an incredibly fulfilling activity and can give new meaning to our lives. Perhaps this is one of the reasons so many retirees find such great joy in volunteering. When we leave a career, we sometimes need to find a new focus or passion in life. Having a sense of meaning and purpose is... Read More

Control Your Diabetes with these Tips

March 2, 2020 — Many seniors live with a health condition called diabetes. The underlying cause of diabetes varies by type, but no matter what type you have, it causes the body to have higher than normal blood sugar levels. Use the suggestions below to help ease the struggle of living with diabetes. Quit smoking. Nicotine constricts your blood... Read More