Entries by Sally Galli

5 Tips to Downsizing

Downsizing. It’s inevitable. At some point in all of our lives we are going to need to clear out the clutter and downsize our homes. But what exactly do you keep and what do you toss? It is a very difficult undertaking to take on. Cleaning a home full of clutter, furniture, memories, and photos […]

How to Downsize

One of the hardest challenges many seniors face is downsizing. However, it can be something to look forward to. Some seniors enjoy the idea of moving to a smaller place with less maintenance and upkeep. If you are looking to downsize, or if it’s time to have a conversation with your loved one about downsizing, […]

Aging at Home or Move to a Senior Living Facility?

One of the hardest decisions you’ll have to make when you get older is where you want to live. Where you live not only affects your wellness but your longevity as well. Taking the steps and having the conversation with your family ahead of time makes things so much easier for your family when it […]

6 Ways Pets Help Seniors

Many things get better with age and owning a pet is one of them. Research has shown that pet ownership for seniors is beneficial for a healthy heart. Market Watch reports that “Researchers studied just under 1,800 people between the ages of 25 to 64 who had healthy hearts, almost half of which (42%) owned […]

The 10 Benefits of Walking

The 10 Benefits of Walking Adding daily walks to your routine adds numerous health benefits. In addition to potentially prolonging your life, it can help prevent certain diseases. Another great benefit about walking, is that it is 100% free. No gym membership required! All you need to start walking is a good pair of shoes. […]

Yes, Cooking Can Boost Your Mood

Just in time for the holidays, scientists have discovered that, yes, cooking and baking can boost your mood. A little creativity in the kitchen every day can go a long way towards happiness and satisfaction in the bustle of daily life. “The study, published in the Journal of Positive Psychology, suggests that people who frequently take a turn […]

Proving Care For a Caregiver

To have a loved one require care is a life-changing event for everyone. The person requiring care, as well as their loved ones, especially if they are going to be the ones providing the care. With longer life expectancies, the need for caregiving in later life is increasing. What happens to your life if you […]

Seniors with Pets are seeing Health Benefits

Research is showing that not only is dog man’s best friend, seniors who are pet owners are seeing an increase in health benefits. It’s not just dog’s that are beneficial either. Studies are showing that seniors can form especially meaningful bonds with just about any four-legged companions and are reaping many life-enhancing rewards. A recent […]

Millennials As Caregivers? YES!

The media tends to be a little tough on the millennial generation. One thing you might not realize is that this group are the latest to take on the duties of “caregiver”. Over 1/4 of people who are caregivers are millennials now and that comes with it’s own set of challenges. All caregivers have a […]