September 2017 | Wesley Glen Retirement Community

How to Adopt a Healthy (and Flexible) Lifestyle

In such a busy world of fast food, to-go and TV’s, it’s no wonder people are seeking a balanced lifestyle. Luckily, there are several small changes you can make that will lead to better health, including getting more physical activity, eating more whole foods and taking time for yourself and your relationships. Sedentary lifestyles can […]


5 Wheelchair Exercises to Help You Stay Fit

Exercise is key to better health, especially when in a wheelchair. It has the ability to strengthen the muscles and burn fat. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that adults get moderate physical activity for at least 150 minutes per week. Additionally, the CDC suggests that adults engage in strengthening activities that […]


Making Friends as You Age

Making friends gets harder as you get older.  The desire to meet new people, though, never really goes away.  As you move to new places, you’ll doubtlessly be surrounded by others.  Meeting them, especially in this day and age, can be more difficult than you might imagine.  If you follow these tips, getting to know […]


Tips for Discussing Money with Family

It’s often been said that you should never discuss money, politics, or religion in polite company. As you edge closer to retirement, though, it might be a good time for you to start having monetary conversations with your family members. While such conversations can get a bit heated, there are tips you can follow to […]


Home Safety Tips for You

Home safety is no laughing matter.  While your home should always be a place of safety, it is all too often a place where disaster can strike.  Fortunately, a reasonable amount of prudence can help to keep you safe at home.  Below are just a few tips that can help keep you and your home […]