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

NO-NOODLE ZUCCHINI LASAGNA

INGREDIENTS: 2 large zucchini 1 tablespoon salt 1 lb. ground beef 1½ teaspoons ground black pepper 1 small green pepper, diced 1 onion, diced 1 cup tomato paste 1 (16 oz.) can tomato sauce 1/4 cup red wine 2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped 1 tablespoon fresh oregano, chopped Hot water, Continue reading

THE LONGEST DAY FOR ALZHEIMER’S AWARENESS

On June 21—the summer solstice and longest day of the year—we collectively stand up to darkness in an effort to end Alzheimer’s and other memory diseases. Families, friends, communities and organizations all over the world come together on this day each year to raise awareness about the disease as well Continue reading