Free Online Courses for Seniors

Keeping the mind active with education is one of the best things seniors can do, both for their mental health and their happiness. When we’ve reached the age of retirement, we often end up with so much free time on our hands and generally want something to fill our time up with. Taking courses in…Read More→

Home Safety Tips for Seniors

Whether you’re the carer or guardian of an elderly person, or you have a senior close to you who is living alone, taking safety precautions to make their home is safe should be the highest priority. Seniors are more susceptible to accidents and other dangerous situations which is why it would be worthwhile to equip…Read More→

The Importance of Bonding with Grandchildren

We know that grandparents play a very unique role in the lives of children. Grandparents play the part of a parent, friend, guide and mentor in the lives of their grandchildren. Whether they live next door or thousands of miles away, grandparents enhance and support their children (aka the parents) in the limited time they…Read More→

Smartwatches for the Elderly

Smartwatches are not just for the young and tech-savvy anymore. It has become a universal gadget, suitable for all age groups, including the elderly. Apart from the usual benefits, a smartwatch makes for a good gadget for the elderly as it can include different health apps, as well as activities like tracking the calories you’ve…Read More→

What Are The Best Gentle Exercises for Seniors?

Exercising is extremely important as you age gracefully. Setting yourself an exercise routine that can easily be incorporated into your weekly or daily schedule is ideal for any senior. It doesn’t need to be anything too strenuous. However, whether it’s walking, cycling, or swimming, it is vital that you are up and about. As a…Read More→

The Ideal Age to Move into Retirement Homes

You can start planning your retirement at Centennial Living any time you want, but the big question is – at what age should you actually move into a retirement community facility? Typically speaking, a health crisis, loss of independence or death of a partner is usually the catalyst for an individual moving into a retirement…Read More→

The Best Games to Improve Memory

It’s a fact of life that as we age, our mental capacity will show some decline over time. Some people experience this more than others, and some won’t see much change other than a slight slowing down of the brain. No matter which category you fall into, it’s a fantastic idea to keep your mind…Read More→

10 Christmas Party Ideas for Seniors

No matter what cultural holiday you celebrate at the end of the year, coming together as a community is something that our residents at Centennial Living really enjoy. To get the most out of a party, there will need to be some easy Christmas activities for seniors, that are also lots of fun to take…Read More→

The Best Pets for Seniors

If you’ve ever owned a pet, you’ll know the joy that they can bring to you and those around you. The loyalty of a furry friend can help when you’re feeling down and can boost your wellbeing and mental health, but there can also be a few challenges when it comes to owning a pet….Read More→

The Benefits of Walking for Older People

  Walking sounds like a pretty standard part of most people’s lives. But something we do most days can help enormously with the social life, health, wellbeing and fitness of elderly people. Being able to walk without assistance is also a strong indicator of whether or not someone is able to live independently. Elderly people…Read More→