Posted 29 June 2015 by in category Health & Wellness

Lowering the Boom

Baby boomers (i.e., folks born between 1946 and 1964) tend to believe they enjoy improved health over the previous generation.  However, research seems to indicate otherwise.  In fact, a study from the West Virginia University School of Medicine found that baby boomers were less likely to be as healthy as their parents.   And the good news?

Posted 12 June 2015 by in category Health & Wellness

Staying Sharp As We Age

Almost all of us want to remain alert well into our senior years.  Fortunately, there are various methods that increase the likelihood of this goal.  The suggestions below represent a few ways to help keep our minds sharp.   Mental stimulation exercises.  Studies indicate that working out the brain rouses nerve cells and may even

Posted 27 May 2015 by in category Activities

Wild Things – Exploring Nature and Science

Activities abound in Worcester, especially during the warmer months.  A local indoor/outdoor favorite to consider is EcoTarium.  True, children tend to love the place, but all ages enjoy the experience.   Here is a bit of history regarding the beloved site. In 1825, EcoTarium opened its doors as the Worcester Lyceum of Natural History.  Fourteen