Sharing in a Cooperative Spirit

As we look at the definitions for cooperative and spirit, we find ourselves exploring two words that have common ground while each has a particular purpose. Their connection is ‘character.’ Cooperative simply put means – mutual assistance in working toward...

Storm Clouds on the Horizon

We are right in the middle of monsoon season here in the Valley, and I have always thought that the idea of our summer monsoons was a great metaphor for the issues that can arise suddenly and furiously for those who are aging in our community.  I wanted to explore the...

Being Organized is Good for Your Health!

Are you disorganized? Do you have stacks of papers and stuff all over your desk, your office or your house? Clutter everywhere. Do you realize somewhere in your subconscious, you are aware of where things are in all of the clutter? Can you imagine the amount of energy...

Senior Wellness and Nutrition

National Eat Your Vegetables Day was celebrated on June 17th, and June is National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month. As children, our parents naturally tried to insist that we eat our vegetables and for many children, it was one of the worst things you could do. Being...

Seniors & Supplements

We have all become more aware of how important nutrition and exercise are to live longer, healthier and happier lives. Our diet may not always meet all of our nutritional needs as we age. Supplements can be useful in providing necessary nutrients. It is important to...