Fighting Off Seasonal Depression Through Hobbies

Fighting Off Seasonal Depression Through Hobbies

As the nights start to draw in and the temperatures begin to plummet, many seniors find it hard to fight off the effects of seasonal affective disorder (SAD). The condition, which is a type of depression, is understood to affect the brain’s ability to produce certain chemicals that help us to sleep and feel happy. … Continue reading Fighting Off Seasonal Depression Through Hobbies

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Exploring Holiday Volunteer Opportunities

Exploring Holiday Volunteer Opportunities

While the holidays are often one of the most joyous occasions of the year for many, for those living in less fortunate circumstances, Christmas can represent the most challenging time of the year. The freezing temperatures and lack of companionship often leave those that are homeless or on a low income in need of a … Continue reading Exploring Holiday Volunteer Opportunities

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5 Day Trip Ideas for Seniors in Denver

5 Day Trip Ideas for Seniors in Denver

Denver has become a thriving city, with four distinct seasons and an offering of different activities for each one, there is no shortage of things to do here. While the comforts of home are undeniably wonderful, it is important for seniors to get a breath of fresh air every once in a while. Leaving the … Continue reading 5 Day Trip Ideas for Seniors in Denver

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5 Miraculous Benefits of Music for Seniors

5 Miraculous Benefits of Music for Seniors

Anyone who has experienced Denver’s music scene knows that it isn’t much of a stretch to believe that music can have a strong effect on people. Songs have a magical way of changing moods, bringing back memories and transporting the listener into a happier place. This is the same for everyone, but research has shown … Continue reading 5 Miraculous Benefits of Music for Seniors

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Ways in Which Seniors Can Benefit from Hiking

Ways in Which Seniors Can Benefit from Hiking

Exercise is important to our physical and mental health no matter how old we get. While hiking may not be the first exercise that comes to mind for those in the senior population, it can actually provide many benefits to your elderly relative. Consider the following benefits of hiking with safety precautions in place: Better … Continue reading Ways in Which Seniors Can Benefit from Hiking

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