Monthly Archives: August 2021

Here are a few ideas for staying fit in the summer

Staying in shape can be difficult especially during the summer months if you enjoy outdoor workouts and activities. If you didn’t already know, seniors that are 65 and older technically should be getting to 2.5 hours of moderately based aerobic exercise every week. This could be anything from walking, swimming, or light jogging. If you […]

Are you wearing the right shoes?

Walking is a highly beneficial activity for people of all ages, seniors included. The National Institute on Aging specifically recommends walking as an exercise for seniors because it is relatively low impact, unlikely to produce injury, and its intensity level can be raised at the senior’s own pace. The benefits of walking are too great […]

We are launching crossword puzzles!

We are excited to announce we are now going to include crossword puzzles in our magazine and website! Simply find them in our upcoming print magazines or visit https://ourseniors.net/crossword-puzzles/. Once you’re finished, you can find the answers at https://ourseniors.net/crossword-results/. Just like we work out our bodies, we should find fun ways to work out our […]

Here are a few steps you should take before traveling

We live in a beautiful world that is worth exploring, and as seniors, many individuals have more time than ever to travel. With children gone and retirement from work, now is the perfect time to plan for a new adventure! Is there a beach you have always wanted to visit? Maybe you would like to […]

The difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease

For decades, seniors and their loved ones have sometimes been confused by the terms, “dementia” and “Alzheimer’s disease.” Some people use the terms interchangeably, as if they were one and the same thing, but they are not. “Dementia” is a broad term that means a decline in mental function, including impaired thinking and memory. Although […]

Remember, OurSeniors.org is a nonprofit!

Founded five years ago, OurSeniors.org was started out of inspiration from a retired nurse that visited nursing homes and spoke words from the Bible to provide comfort to those living there. The OurSeniors.net team got involved by gathering gifts, blankets, jackets, stuffed animals and cookies to make them feel cared for. This has continued for […]

Easy ways for seniors to stay active with grandkids

Are you tired of the same old routine? Want to spend more time with your grandchildren stuck at home? Then set up a play date with your grandkids! If you’ve ever seen children on a playground, you will know how much they love to run around. A few hours outside with the little humans will […]

These are the best diet options for people with type 2 diabetes

Losing weight and trying to maintain your blood sugar under control can seem unattainable. Though the journey is far from comfortable with a little grit and a positive attitude, you can achieve your weight loss goals. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, you do not have to give up your favorite foods […]

It’s National Sons and Daughters Day – Reach out to your kids/grandkids!

Whether your family is small or large, lives close or far, today is a great day to reach out to your kids and grandkids. With each passing day, time flies by and before you know it, the grandkids are graduating college, getting married and you have great-grandkids! Connecting with family members can be a bit […]

This is why the book of Romans is Paul’s Masterpiece on Grace

  I believe the book of Romans is Paul’s masterpiece on grace. Understanding grace and all that Jesus provided for you is one of the most important aspects of receiving from God. Romans also explains another critical concept—your righteousness in Christ. When you discern the righteousness you have in Jesus, it will change your life; […]