We each have specific ways of coping with overwhelming information, stressful situations, or bad news. There are two approaches to handling these stressors in life: In a productive, healthy manner or in a potentially damaging way. Not dealing effectively with stress can impact your overall health, so it is important to learn healthy coping skills when life hands […]
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. From toting an oversized suitcase with a bad back to negotiating the long and winding halls of airports or cruise ship terminals, it can be all too easy to become […]
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. It means they don’t have to worry about a nursing home or assisted living stay and can enjoy retirement in the comfort of their own house. But with that can come a host of safety issues that include falls, […]
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 L. Grant was born in Fountain Green, Utah. He grew up in Murray where he graduated from high school. In addition to […]
Aspen Senior Day Center is filled with a variety of clients with diverse backgrounds, talents and personalities. This month we’d like to introduce you to one of our newest clients, Lucy Gonzalez. Lucy has been coming to the Center for a few months now after moving from Arizona to live with her daughter (who is […]
Medicare usually only covers medical services for the person enrolled in Medicare. However, Medicare does offer a benefit to the beneficiary’s caregiver (if they have one). Respite care is a way for caregivers to take a break from caring for their loved one. It’s basically their work vacation. When it comes to Medicare covering respite […]
We all know how deeply valuable our memories are—both of the past and the ones we intend on making in the future. Our memories make us who we are, they’re a living collection of all the experiences we’ll ever have, and the prospect of losing them is frightening. It’s fortunate then that there are completely […]
One of the most common fears of people aged 65 and over is that of suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s disease. Dementia is caused by a gradual deterioration of brain health, which leads to forgetfulness, confusion, and difficulty with basic problem-solving. However, a new body of research indicates that this deterioration can be staved off. […]