Articles, activities for boomers & seniors
Psalm 90 was written by Moses, the man of God. We don’t know when in his life he wrote it, but we do know that “Moses was one hundred and twenty years old when he died. His eyes were not dim nor his natural vigor diminished” (Deuteronomy 34:7). May you gain strength and hope from his words.
As a heavy kid, I always hated that day in the fall and spring when we were made to run the mile in gym class. Gym class was never my favorite subject, but the worst days were the mile-run days. I could never run the whole mile without breathlessly pausing a dozen or so times with side stitches. In another article (see Page 6), I wrote about my recent weight-loss journey of losing 130 pounds in nine months under doctor supervision.
In 1941, Stanley S. Stephens, Sr., first invited his family, friends, and neighbors into his home for funerals, providing the space and service to help them navigate some of life’s most challenging moments.
The Lehigh Valley Dementia-Friendly Coalition seeks to raise awareness of, and reduce the stigma surrounding, Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders through our Dementia-Friendly Lehigh Valley initiative.
Approximately 25,000 individuals are living with Alzheimer’s in the Lehigh Valley.
The vision of the Lehigh Valley Dementia-Friendly Coalition is to create a greater community that embraces and encourages people with Alzheimer’s disease and related disorders by cultivating dignity, empowerment, and autonomy.
Therapy Dogs Provide Comfort in Difficult Times
Often called “man’s best friend,” dogs can have a special place in a person’s heart. They are non-judgmental and sensitive to a person’s feelings. These are especially noble and helpful traits that dogs are happy to share with people in emotional situations.