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Tips to Help You Stay Mentally Sharp As You Age

One of the hardest things about getting older is the loss of your memory, from losing your keys to full-blown dementia or Alzheimer's. While more serious memory loss conditions require medical attention, it’s essential for you to implement practices and habits that keep your brain active. Here are a few ways to do just that. Brain Exercises Just as more people have hit the gym in recent … [Read more...]

Healthy Meals for Seniors Part 3: Dinner

When selecting your supper you have to tow the balance of finding a dinner that will keep you satisfied the rest of the night without making you feel too full before bed. Here are some of our favorite picks for dinner meals for seniors. Potato soup Potato soup is the perfect meal when you want something light and comforting. This meal is also one that doesn’t take too long to make, averaging … [Read more...]

Healthy Meals For Seniors Part 2: Lunch Ideas

What you eat for lunch can make the difference between needing a midday nap or having a fun and active afternoon with other members of your community. Healthy foods are important to fuel your body and energize your day. Here are some ideas for a delicious and healthy lunch.       Turkey and Kale White Bean Stew This meal is a great option for a healthy filling lunch. … [Read more...]

Healthy Meals For Seniors Part 1: Breakfast Ideas

Healthy breakfast ideas are important at any age, but as a senior, it’s even more important to eat healthy. You're more likely to find yourself battling conditions like heart disease, adult onset diabetes, and macular degeneration. These reasons are precisely why Morningside Ministries is always promoting a healthy life to nourish your body and nourish your soul. In additional to nutritional … [Read more...]

Healthy Physical and Mental Exercises for Seniors

As we grow older, physical and mental exercise are important to keep our bodies functioning well. For everyone from teenagers to seniors, keeping your mind and body sharp will lead to an improved quality of life. Whether you’re new to fitness or regularly exercise, the following exercises are easy for anyone to learn! Physical Exercise When planning your physical exercise, they can be divided … [Read more...]