The Best Brain Exercises for Seniors

The human brain consists of around 100 billion neurons connected with trillions of synapses. That’s a lot of brain power! You can help keep all that gray matter in great shape by adopting healthy lifestyle habits. Getting regular exercise, eating a healthy diet, and staying socially active can help keep your memory sharp and reduce […]

The Senior Lifestyle at Ventana by Buckner

One concern many people have when considering a move to a senior living community is, “Will I be happy there?”  At Ventana, members have one of the best plans around for future health needs with Life Care. In essence, Life Care ensures access to higher levels of care on-site, including assisted living, memory care, skilled […]

Yoga vs. Pilates for Seniors — How to Choose?

Physical activity has been widely proven to have a lot of health benefits for older adults. But how do you know what type of exercises are best for your age group? And where should you start?  Two types of activities that have gained popularity in recent years are yoga and Pilates. But when it comes […]

How Retirement Living Has Evolved in Dallas

Over 2,500 years ago, ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus said, “The only constant in life is change.” And while that’s true in every aspect of life, it’s amazing to consider how the ideas of work and retirement have evolved over the last 200 years, including the addition of retirement communities in the 1920s and ’30s.  Today, […]