As the years go by, people undergo various changes and transformations. From adolescence to adulthood, people's identities, perspectives and bodies adapt as they go through the stages of maturation. One of the major changes that occurs with age is a change in one's diet. Over time, flavor palates evolve — as do the body's nutritional needs. Here are five ways you can expect your diet to change and how to fill in the gaps of your nutrition.
Books captivate and suck you in, surrounding you with the world they’ve created. The actions, thoughts, feelings and emotions that play out on the pages are rewarding and fulfilling in a way that few things can be. And to top it all off, they’re good for your brain. Historical fiction especially is capable of really drawing you in and thrusting you into the story. All you have to do is open the book and instead of being at The Gardens at Barry Road, you’re in Henry VII’s court or the Roman Empire. While any book that covers a specific person or time period in history that you are particularly interested in is a good choice, these five books bring history alive and are a great place to start exploring history in a new way.
At the Gardens at Barry Road in Kansas City, Missouri, we encourage our residents to stay physically and mentally active. One of the best ways to stay engaged is to take online classes with your computer or tablet. You'll learn something new and have a chance to connect with other people, all from the comfort of your assisted living apartment. Before you enroll in your first course, follow these tips to make sure you have the right equipment and understand how to complete a class successfully.
Hobbies can offer numerous physical and mental benefits for individuals of all ages. For seniors with plenty of free time, a hobby can be especially beneficial because it helps pass the day constructively. A hobby can be anything that provides enjoyment, from reading to gardening. New hobbies provide the opportunity to learn a new skill or new information, and an old hobby lets you revisit your talents. At The Gardens at Barry Road in Kansas City, Missouri, we offer a variety of opportunities for the hobbyist. Consider the following six benefits of creative hobbies for seniors.
There are myriad lessons from the Gospel of John for seniors exemplifying the importance of faith, identity, commitment, and trust.
At our assisted living community, we want residents to be healthy physically and mentally. Meditation can help with both, so we put together a quick guide.
Here are six things that were normal in many worship services before the pandemic. Seniors of faith may remember some of them fondly or with a bit of laughter.
For seniors who want to listen to their favorites, most songs can be found on music streaming services. Here are five of the best music streaming services
The Bible is full of so much information and many stories that it’s impossible to run out of relevant lessons for life regardless of how many times you read it
For seniors of faith, prayer time may be an ongoing work in progress or cherished moments with God throughout the day. Here are some prayers to reflect on