Monthly Archives: May 2012

5 Group Programs to promote Cognitive Stimulation at all levels of cognitive function

Structured group activities designed to stimulate cognition has shown to be effective in improving the mental functions of people with mild to moderate dementia, according to a new study was published in the Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. (Click here to read the...

Practical Advice from America’s Wisest; The Elderly

In 2004 Karl Pillemer, a professor of human development in the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University, created a program that allowed for people to collect practical advice from America’s elders. What better way to gain some insight and...

Reap the Benefits of Playing, at Any Age!

Relationships between younger people and the elderly have proven to be beneficial in young people’s lives by assisting them in shaping their values, motivating their goals, influencing their life choices, and helping promote a sense of identity and roots. But...

3 Key Points to Improve Quantity and Quality of Volunteers within your Community.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the average of volunteers nationwide rose 5% from 2010-2011. That makes 28.6%, 64.3 million Americans, volunteering their time to serve. How many Volunteers do you have helping you? With these simples tips you can...