By 2050, the population of people in the United States over the age of 65 is estimated to reach 83.7 million. At the same time, individuals over the age of 85 are expected to make up 4.3 percent of the population. As the elderly population continues to grow, the concern for long-term care is essential because approximately 1.5 million people will be in need of it.
Personal development, through an invigorated mind, body, and spirit, is vital to the overall health and well being of an individual. Here are five tips on how to have a healthier mind, body, and spirit.
The residents at Spring Hills Cherry Hill Assisted Living heard all about Bugs Bunny from a man who was there! Chuck McKibben was the Personal Recording Engineer for Mel Blanc, the man who voiced Bugs Bunny and is known as the “Man of 1,000 Voices”.
Whether it’s assisted living, adult day care, memory care, home care, or hospice care, there are a lot of questions that will go through the mind of someone who is looking into care for themselves or their loved one.
Art therapy is proof that something as simple as putting a paint brush to a canvas or a pen to a piece of paper can yield major results for senior citizens. Some of the benefits of art therapy for senior citizens are: