How to Stay Sharp!
We all want our minds to be as sharp as possible, and some promising new research indicates that taking the following steps can help our minds stay agile as we age: -Control cholesterol problems and high blood pressure. These conditions can increase your risk for heart disease and stroke, which is thought to be linked to the development of certain types of dementia. -Don't smoke or drink excessively. These are both seen as increased risks to the development of dementia. -Exer
Security in our homes
We should all feel safe in our homes. They should be a safe haven, a refuge. We should still take some precautions to secure our home against intruders. Here are some prevention tips that the Safety Council of Canada gives to seniors, however this is a great idea for everyone, regardless of age; Conduct a security check of your home to determine possible entry points and any weaknesses they may have. Keep all entrances and garages well-lit at night. Do not leave tell-tale sig