Your needs and living arrangements often change after you retire. Some seniors move to be closer to family or to soak up the sun in a warmer climate. Others want to downsize if they feel they own too large a home. Renting is an option seniors might explore after they retire. This guide breaks down the pros and cons of renting and what you should consider.
Halloween is the perfect time to treat loved ones to homemade confections, but high-impact doesn't have to mean high-effort. Knowing some simple, no-bake recipes and crafts can help you show your love for family, friends and staff members in the Bethesda Gardens community without spending hours in the kitchen. Below, we'll share our favorite Halloween treats and goody-bag stuffers, including healthy and non-candy options.
Bethesda Gardens offers a safe environment with assistance for personal tasks to help you stay safe. The following tips can reduce your risk of falls even more.
Your senior years are the ones where you finally have the time to spend on hobbies. Assisted living communities such as Bethesda Gardens in Arlington, Texas, provide all the additional services that used to take up your time, such as housekeeping, maintenance, lawn care and linen service. This leaves your hands free to take up that hobby you've always wanted to. Here's how to make the most of your personal space so you have room for all the things hobbies entail.
Around 15.9 million seniors in the United States have Type 2 diabetes, and the risk of developing the disease increases with age. As a result, even older adults without diabetes should be concerned about the condition. The good news is that there are things you can do to lower your diabetes risk. Read on to learn more about blood sugar and how to lower the likelihood of yours becoming elevated.
Bethesda Gardens offers some health care assistance on-site, including medication management, monitoring of chronic conditions, therapy, rehabilitation and podiatry. However, you'll eventually need to go to off-site medical appointments, whether it's for a routine checkup, specialist visit or urgent medical situation. How you get to those appointments can depend on your condition and situation. Here are some transportation options for getting to your medical appointments.
Being a collector can bring you great joy. Some people collect objects to preserve history or as a way to hold onto cherished memories or embrace nostalgia. Others want to be surrounded by things they love or want the bragging rights. Whatever your reason for collecting, it becomes a little more challenging when you live in a small space. You can still be a collector if you're downsizing to a smaller home. These ideas can help.
Hearing and auditory health impact many facets of your life. Fortunately, there are things you can do to protect your hearing and promote healthy ears.
Thyroid problems can start in men and women of any age, but many older women develop thyroid disease after menopause. Read more
The following tips can help you manage your chronic pain, but working with your healthcare providers is crucial to ensure the solutions work for your situation.