S-M-I-L-E!

S-M-I-L-E!

Smile! October 7th is National Smile Day. While there doesn’t seem to be definitive research as to the number of muscles required to smile, there is evidence smiles can 1) elicit more help;  2) result in positive perceptions by others; and, 3) activate a...
Good Neighbor Day

Good Neighbor Day

In 2003, the US Senate passed a resolution making September 28th “Good Neighbor Day”.  (This isn’t a plug for State Farm Insurance.) This special day is about appreciating those who live around us no matter their age, ability, ethnicity. This is a...
Intergenerational Story Song

Intergenerational Story Song

Earlier this week I shared a list of story songs for older adults. Today’s list is focused on intergenerational groups of older adults and children. Some songs might serve as a chance for seniors to share the history of changes with a younger generation. Most of...