March 2015 | Wesley Glen Retirement Community

Knowing Social Media

Not so long ago the term “social media” wasn’t a topic that my friends and I referred to at all.  These days if you are not in step with all of the tools of social media, you miss out on easy connections with family and friends.  It has become especially important for seniors to understand […]


Which White Coat Are You?

A few weeks ago, while scheduling an appointment with my primary care physician, I was asked if I would mind seeing the Nurse Practitioner because the doctor was going to be out of town on the day of my appointment.  My first response was, “No, I want to see the doctor.”  The receptionist proceeded to […]


Seniors and Social Media

Did you realize senior citizens are the fastest growing demographic on Facebook?  I will be the first to admit, when I first joined Facebook, I had absolutely no clue what I would talk about. After all, who cared what I had to say?  After joining Facebook I not only found several old friends I thought […]



Foods That Boost Your Brain Power

Eating well is good for you mental health as well as you physical health. The brain requires nutrients just like your heart, lungs and muscles do. The brain requires Goldilocks portions of energy: not too much, not too little. To optimize brainpower, it’s suggested we eat frequent but small meals throughout the day. The brain […]


Social Security Questions

As more and more baby boomers reach retirement age and begin applying for Social Security benefits, questions naturally arise regarding the amount of benefits to expect, when to expect them, how old do you have to be to apply, etc. After some research I found the following to be the top questions asked by those […]