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Understanding Your Options, Part 1: What is Assisted Living?

Advances in medicine and improved environmental conditions have allowed us to live longer, healthier lives. In fact, the number of Americans in their 80s and 90s—and beyond—is expected to grow dramatically in coming years. 406 more words



Like all of our neighbors, we have millions of tiny black ants that live in the soil around our house and probably in all the walls. 609 more words


Everyday Athletes

You’re not the athletic type.  You never went out for high school sports, don’t carry a tennis racquet, or Yoga mat.  You may be under 35, or over 50.   202 more words


dmv frenzy!

Wednesday I went to the Texas DMV.

I think the woman at the Texas DMV was a little worried about me.

She explained what buttons to push on the machine I could not outsmart. 122 more words


Mistakes Were Made

            It seems my daughter had the unfortunate luck of inheriting my perfectionist gene. It used to be that I thought she was like her dad: persistently cheerful in the face of terribly sad events. 663 more words

Review: Physical benefits of dancing for older adults

Physical Benefits of Dancing for Healthy Older Adults: A Review. 2009. Justin W.L. Keogh, Andrew Kilding, Philippa Pidgeon, Linda Ashley, and Dawn Gillis. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 2009, 17, 1-23. 156 more words

Academic Journal

Defining Disability Challenge - Post 4

Hello blogger friends and welcome. This another post for the Redefining Disability Challenge started by Rose B. Fischer. If you click on the image to the left, you can see exactly what it’s all about and feel free to join. 776 more words

Physical Therapy