As more family members pass on, I feel the loss of their stories. We think we’ll remember the tales we heard as children, but we often don’t.
I hosted a birthday party for my mother’s 85th, and never had so many comments about how much fun it was for the guests. Using my experience as a gerontologist, I incorporated ideas from reminiscence and activity training to create a multi-generational event.
If you’re in midlife, it’s time to take stock…Establishing a baseline now to assess your current situation, evaluate future risks, and modify daily habits increases the chances that you will end up where you planned.
“Hearing loss may act an an independent hit on the brain.”