April 2015 | Wesley Glen Retirement Community

Calm Your Mind Through Meditation

At a recent visit to my endocrinologist, I was asked if I was doing okay. I responded, “I am doing fine, just stressed.”  The doctor asked if I meditated.  My response was, “I’ve never tried it and I’m not sure how to do it.”  She explained that meditation is deceptively simple, and how people approach it is what makes it […]

The Importance of Fitness As We Age

Physical fitness is a valuable element of life for people of all ages. As we age, it becomes more crucial to include exercise in our daily routine. Conditions that typically develop with aging can be delayed by staying active. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that physical activity can even extend life expectancy. […]