How Golf Can Improve Mental and Physical Strength in Older Adults

Arnold Palmer once said, “Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated.” It's true. Golf is a sport that seems simple on paper – choose a club, hit the ball and try to get it in the hole – but the strategy behind each stroke is complex. Players may arrive at a different solution for every [...]

2018-09-04T13:53:09-04:00August 3rd, 2018|Activities, Tips|

Guide to Healthy Eating for Seniors | Riddle Village Retirement Village

For seniors, diet plays an important role in remaining as healthy and active as possible. As we age, our nutritional needs change and we must adapt in order to maintain our physical health. With a different metabolism and appetite at this stage in life, seniors should strive for a balanced diet that is easy to [...]

2018-06-06T16:28:26-04:00June 13th, 2018|Tips|

The Continuing Care Retirement Communities of Today with Riddle Village

Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) offer a much different experience than you may recall during your parents or grandparents retirement years.  The new generation of seniors in retirement are not just looking for comfortable living; they are looking for diverse activities and programs. In the past, options like bingo and puzzles may have come to [...]

2018-06-06T16:24:42-04:00June 8th, 2018|Activities|

Stronger Body, Sharper Mind: How Exercise Improves Mental Health in Older Adults

Whether you are younger or older, exercise is good for all parts of your body. However, many older adults don't realize that physical activity improves your mental well-being too. Physical activity can improve your memory, help you sleep better at night and increase your overall energy — and all those things can boost your mood [...]

2018-06-07T17:08:42-04:00May 25th, 2018|Tips|

The Many Physical and Mental Benefits of Knitting

Are you looking for a hobby that can improve your mood, ease pain, and help prevent dementia? A recent study found that knitting has more physical and mental benefits than you may have previously thought. Besides being a stress reliever, knitting can also help with arthritis, memory, and depression. [1] It’s no secret that hobbies [...]

2018-05-09T10:00:41-04:00May 16th, 2018|Activities, Tips|

Spring Is Here: Dealing With Seasonal Allergies

Spring has officially sprung! Every year, this milder season is a welcome change after the long, cold months of winter. While spring brings with it fresh air, beautiful flowers, and warmer temperatures, it also brings seasonal allergies that affect millions of Americans every year. It is important to know how allergies differ from illnesses like [...]

2018-06-07T17:10:53-04:00May 8th, 2018|Tips|