Bodybuild Your Brain! The Value of Learning New Skills

There’s a common saying – “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” This is far from the truth when it comes to human beings. Although there are many extra difficulties we face as we get older, the brain still has the exceptional capacity to continue to learn and master many new skills, regardless of our age. It is never […]

Healthy Habits for the New Year

Alas, 2021 is upon us – meaning it’s that time again to create another set of resolutions for another new year! With the recent events that have transpired in the last year due to COVID-19, the increased social isolation has had unfortunate effects on the physical and mental health of many people, especially the elderly. The good news, however, is […]

Winter Home Safety for the Elderly

The shorter days and dropping temperatures of winter drive people indoors partially out of comfort, but many times for safety’s sake as well. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (1) point out that spending more time inside during the winter is no guarantee for safety. Connecticut in Home Assistance recommends that you take advantage of the time you spend […]

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