Why exercise when you can have fun?

Why exercise when you can have fun?

Exercise doesn’t have to be hard work. In fact, it can be as fun as spiking a balloon, tossing beanbags or beating on a drum. Retirement communities are finding all sorts of ways to coax residents into the fitness habit by offering activities that deliver significant...
When It Comes to Matters of the Heart: Volunteering Can’t Be Beat

When It Comes to Matters of the Heart: Volunteering Can’t Be Beat

Volunteering is an honorable and noble act. Offering one’s time to help others for the greater-good is indeed a gallant accomplishment worthy of praise. The many benefits of volunteering are fulfilling, indeed. After all, it is a great way to learn new skills and try...
Cross Your Heart: Make a Promise for Health

Cross Your Heart: Make a Promise for Health

When it comes to matters of love, February is the most appropriate month. After all, over the next few weeks Cupid’s arrow will fly, conversation hearts will inquire, chocolates will entice and flowers will enchant. However, with all of these kind-hearted gestures, it...
The Benefits of Being Thankful

The Benefits of Being Thankful

Despite conventional wisdom to the contrary, it’s not all about the turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce. Granted, food is certainly front and center at Thanksgiving. But the holiday is more importantly, an opportunity to practice one of the most powerful health...
Fun That’s Good for Your Well-Being

Fun That’s Good for Your Well-Being

Admit it.  A lot of recommendations for achieving optimal well-being are simply not all that much fun.  Healthy eating?  Not fun. Getting a lot of sleep?  Feels good but fun? Not really. Exercise?  Necessary for sure, and maybe pleasant… but you probably...
Monarch Landing Model Train Club – Full Steam Ahead

Monarch Landing Model Train Club – Full Steam Ahead

A group of Monarch Landing residents have quite a bit in common with rock legend Rod Stewart.  Much like the music icon, these gentlemen have a passion for models…Model railroads that is. A long-time model train enthusiast, Rod Stewart has boasted about the...