FOODS THAT CAN HELP BOOST HEARING

As we age, hearing can gradually change, but recent studies suggest that eating a vitamin and mineral rich diet may help protect against gradual hearing loss. Both vitamins and minerals play important roles in our overall health and proper body function. There are many important minerals you need to keep Continue reading

STUFFED PEPPERS

INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup uncooked rice 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling 1 medium onion, chopped 1 tbsp. tomato paste 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 lb. ground beef 1 (14.5-oz.) can diced tomatoes 1 tsp. dried oregano Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 6 bell peppers, tops and Continue reading

HOW HOME DESIGN GETS SCHOOLED

The leaves are turning. There’s a chill in the air. And this fall, we’ve got that back-to-school feeling. At Henry Ford Village, we suggest making the most out of that nostalgia for a new start with a little redesign. Each year Interior Design and Architectural Construction students at Henry Ford Continue reading

MAKING A DREAM LIST

Sometimes, the older we get the more inspired we are to fulfill a dream list with the things we always wanted to do but never quite got around to. Retirement doesn’t have to mean you have to forget about all those things you had dreams and aspirations of. Here are Continue reading

SOUTHWEST CHICKEN SALAD

INGREDIENTS: 6 cups romaine lettuce, chopped 6 cups chicken, cooked and cubed 1 1/2 cups corn 1 1/2 cups black beans 2 tomatoes, diced 1 avocado, diced 1/2 red onion, diced 3/4 cup shredded cheddar cheese Handful of chopped cilantro 1 cup crushed tortilla chips DRESSING: 1/2 cup plain Greek Continue reading

STRESS MANAGEMENT FOR SENIORS

Stress can manifest itself over time in many ways. We all know that long-term stress has been linked to high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease and many other illnesses. Taking appropriate steps to reduce stress at any age can benefit your mind and body. There are many easy ways proven Continue reading

TRAIN YOUR BRAIN

When you think about keeping your body in tip-top shape, what do you think about? Running? Lifting weights? Yoga? That’s all well and good, but it’s important not to forget training your brain too. There are all kinds of exercises you can do to keep your mind sharp. Here are Continue reading