Livin’ The Dream, No Matter What Age

Eighty-three year-old Iola Wagner felt a mixture of both excitement and nerves as she entered the auditorium of the Elizabeth Stewart Treehouse Museum in Ogden, Utah. This was a moment she’d spent weeks preparing for, and a day she’d long been awaiting. When it finally came time for her to take the stage, Iola sat down, took a deep breath and began reading aloud. This wasn’t the first time Iola had taken this stage. In

Neighborhood House Adult Day Services: An Engaging Community Experience

Neighborhood House Adult Day Services are open Monday – Friday, 7:30 AM- 5:30 PM, and centers are located near downtown Salt Lake and Cottonwood Heights. Neighborhood House enriches, empowers and educates children and adults through quality affordable day care and support services. A sliding fee scale based on families’ ability to pay and door-to-door transportation service offer convenience and affordability for family caregivers. Programming focuses on the specific needs of aging and/or disabled adults. Engaging

Seniors and the Positive Impact of Social Media

Despite the myth that older people can’t manage technology because of cognitive deficits, seniors are flocking to social media at a rapid pace. In fact, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ (and Hangouts), Pinterest, and Instagram all note higher adoption rates among adults 65 and older ─ and see seniors as their fastest growing audience. Seniors Benefit Socially, Mentally, and Physically Older adults who have had positive experiences on social media have reported elevated moods. An American Psychological

SRDA – Joseph H. Edwards Active Adult Center Expands

The Senior Resource Development Agency, Inc. (SRDA) in Pueblo, raised money to enclose the 2nd floor balcony area at the Joseph H. Edwards Active Adult Center. This capital project will enable SRDA to increase its programming by providing a safe, comfortable, and quiet environment in which to participate. To meet the needs of the aging population of Pueblo County and provide multi-use space for the larger community, SRDA is expanding usable space by enclosing a

Get Active, Feel Great!

Rosemary Thomas proudly endorses physical fitness and the saying, “If you don’t move it, you will lose it.” After two hip replacements and fluctuating weight, she knew she needed to step up her fitness routine to regain mobility. Joining SilverSneakers®  provided her with the consistency she desired and the confidence she needed to begin fine-tuning her body. In addition to attending SilverSneakers classes regularly, she loves cardio and dancing. Thomas encourages others to get active