Not dealing effectively with stress can impact your overall health, so it is important to learn healthy coping skills when life hands you curveballs. This is particularly important in the lives of caregivers.
Aspen Senior Day Center is dedicated to making a positive difference in the lives of all seniors who attend each week. We offer a variety of fun and engaging activities for our clients every day which help them flourish and thrive. One of our favorite activities is Becky’s SeniorSit and Dance.
Travel brings a host of new adventures and experiences, but it can also present major stressors that can intensify for those in their golden years. This article offers some helpful tips to keep you safe and stress-free on your next travel adventure.
We enjoy having the opportunity to learn more about the wonderful seniors who attend the Center each week. This month we are excited to spotlight Carol who was born and raised in our community!
Aging in place is often an important step for seniors who want to maintain their independence. Here are a few things you might want to think about when you’re ready to age in place and make safety modifications to your home.
We love learning more about our clients and the wonderful lives that have led them to us! This month we are excited to learn more about our Aspen Senior Day Center spotlight, Grant.
Music is processed in many different areas of the brain and has the power to create strong emotional and physical responses within us. Moderate noise level (peaceful music) can increase creativity. Music training is associated with improved motor and reasoning
It is with mixed emotions that I write my last post tonight; a new opportunity to serve residents living in the Alzheimer’s unit at a neighboring assisted living facility begins in the morning. The myriad experiences while working in nursing
In 2014, social worker Dan Cohen, through his nonprofit organization Music for Memory, helped dementia patients awaken and reconnect to memories of a time long past. Cohen advocates the use of music to overcome isolation, depression, and withdrawal, often common symptoms
Those of you who know me know I am very outgoing. If ever I forget to take my large TAMMY nametag off and end up running errands after work I am routinely asked “Where is Aspen and what do you