Across ages, cultures and empires throughout recorded history, the relationship between human beings and their pets has been a crucial part of life. Cats frequent ancient Egyptian art and mythology. In Homer’s The Odyssey (written in the 8th century B.C.), a poignant moment is created when Odysseus finally returns home to find his dog Argos waiting loyally for him after his 20-year journey.
C.S. Lewis is best known as the author of the children's fantasy classics in the series The Chronicles of Narnia. But he was also an outspoken Christian speaker and writer. He wrote many books on apologetics, which is the argumentative defense of Christianity. He also gave talks on the BBC’s religious broadcast during WWII.
Nowadays, it seems like there really is an app for everything. Phone users of any age can benefit from smartphone apps for convenience and entertainment, and seniors are no exception. From engaging gaming apps to social media and even medication reminder services, there are plenty of high-quality options to make your life easier as an assisted living community member.
The most meaningful gifts are those that are chosen with the recipient's passions and interests in mind. When you're buying for a much-loved Christian senior—whether it's for a birthday, a holiday or just to show you love them—selecting a gift that celebrates their faith is a beautiful way to show you care. Below, you can find five thoughtful gift ideas for Christian seniors for any occasion.
Going to church is an important part of worship for many Christians, but there are plenty of ways to praise God every day from the comfort of your assisted living community. Making time for daily worship can help nurture your relationship with God and provide spiritual comfort. Below, you can find five easy, effective ways to worship God in and around your home.
Many Americans don't get the recommended amounts of vitamins and minerals on a daily basis, with most falling short when it comes to minerals like calcium or vitamin A. For seniors, the quest for proper nutrition can be even more difficult. Changing bodies, changing appetites and a constant stream of confusing nutritional guidance on television and online can make it seemingly impossible to find the right balance for your diet. If you're struggling to eat right or think you're not getting the right nutrients to care for your body, seeing a registered dietitian might help.
Seniors need to remain active participants within that larger community. And thankfully, there are plenty of ways to do that regardless of age.
The world sometimes seems like a fast-paced and never-ending cycle of daily chores, appointments and social obligations. It can be easy to become lost in the day-to-day activities that concern us and lose track of things going on in the world around us. At one time, evening news programs and daily papers were enough to keep up with the outside world. But now, with more connectivity, more events are gaining exposure, and it’s good to be able to know what’s going on.Thankfully, modern life is such that information is literally at our fingertips. With smartphones, tablets and even smart TVs, there’s a plethora of information just waiting to be accessed. Sometimes that information can seem like a firehose rather than a fountain, though, and it can be tough to know where to look to stay informed. Despite how overwhelming it might seem, there are some easy ways to stay on top of current events without much effort. Here are some tips to help seniors get started.
There are many benefits to interactions between seniors and animals. From pet therapy to the enjoyment of a long-term pet companion, the benefits are significant and can make a difference in physical, emotional and mental well-being for seniors.
It can be hard to stay connected with family and friends, especially if they live in another city or another state. Fortunately, applications like Google Meet make it possible to see and talk to one another at any time of the day. At Bethesda Gardens Monument in Monument, Colorado, we offer free Wi-Fi for easy access to your loved ones.
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