Month: May 2018

June 2018 Chicagoland activities for older adults

The weather has changed fast in Chicagoland — a short span of spring-like temperatures moved straight into high summer-like temps in no time at all. Of course, summers don't last too long in this area, so check out these outdoor activities that young and old alike can enjoy this June. . . . READ THE REST

Veterans Assistance and Benefits — What you don’t know can hurt you!

What you don’t know definitely can hurt you — in this case specifically, veterans often miss out on benefits that could greatly improve their lives. Read on, to learn more about one specific and extremely helpful VA benefit that many veterans qualify for, but they don’t even know it. . . . READ THE REST

10 ways older adults can eat healthy

Eating healthy is important no matter the age, but as we get older, maintaining healthy eating habits can be more of a challenge. Here are 10 ways to continue to eat healthy as the years go by. . . . READ THE REST

Why we do what we do

Many years ago I was visiting with a psychologist friend, and she told me that the largest part of her client base was among people who were very successful by most standards. They had a great house — maybe even a summer place. They were very accomplished in their field, ate at the finest places, and were able to indulge many of their fantasies. So, why the appointments with a psychologist? She said they came because they needed to know if "this" was all there is. . . . READ THE REST