Thursday, May 17, 2018

Hang On...This Workout Will Push You

By Mark Kaelin


“All ages and exercise backgrounds are welcome at B.You,” says Stephanie Bristow, co-owner of B.You. Building workouts around ballet bars, rebounder trampolines, and aerial silk hammocks insures members are continually challenged and see real changes in their strength, endurance, and flexibility.

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Grow into a Better You: Dealing with Grief

By Carrie Vittitoe


Growing older doesn’t look like it used to. Over the course of a lifetime, people not only have second acts, but third, fourth, and fifth ones. Retirement, a move into a retirement community, and the death of a spouse are three of the major life changes and challenges that older adults may experience. Meeting these changes isn’t simple, but the wisdom that age provides hopefully makes the process easier.

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Grow into a Better You: Changing Where You Live

By Carrie Vittitoe

Growing older doesn’t look like it used to. Over the course of a lifetime, people not only have second acts, but third, fourth, and fifth ones. Retirement, a move into a retirement community, and the death of a spouse are three of the major life changes and challenges that older adults may experience. Meeting these changes isn’t simple, but the wisdom that age provides hopefully makes the process easier.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Grow into a Better You: Retiring on Your Terms

By Carrie Vittitoe

Growing older doesn’t look like it used to. Over the course of a lifetime, people not only have second acts, but third, fourth, and fifth ones. Retirement, a move into a retirement community, and the death of a spouse are three of the major life changes and challenges that older adults may experience. Meeting these changes isn’t simple, but the wisdom that age provides hopefully makes the process easier.

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Get Caught Up in a Good Book

By Patti Hartog


The Forum At Brookside Book Club has been meeting for over seven years, with 20-25 residents regularly participating. The group meets in the living room in the Forum at Brookside Pavilion. Through participation in the book club, residents find opportunities to interact with one another and form new relationships. It creates a safe meeting place where people from different backgrounds, political parties, and religious denominations can freely share ideas and opinions. Discussions are led by Mark Clifford, director of recreation at The Forum. Mark shared thoughts on the group’s recent selection, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Six Mood Boosters

By Mark Kaelin


“It’s a myth that depression is more common in older adults. Typically, older adults report feeling happier than other age groups,” says Dr. Jesse Wright, director of the University of Louisville Depression Center and author of the book, Getting Your Life Back: The Complete Guide to Recovery from Depression.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Get Fit to Fight Parkinson's

By Torie Temple
Staying active while living with Parkinson’s disease is made easier for the participants of the Fight Back With Fitness class. This high-intensity workout helps active adults with PD maintain an independent lifestyle through the use of equipment such as a medicine ball, dumbells, and weights.
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