Why Start Now? The Benefits of Yoga for Older Adul...
As an older adult, you’ve probably heard many people rave about the benefits of yoga. The practice has gone from a New Age experience to a Main Street phenomenon, with practically everyone from age 1 to 100 enjoying its benefits. What makes this practice so attractive, and why are so many people – especially seniors – being drawn to it? “Yoga is a very inclusive practice, which I think is why so many people decide to pick it up,” says Michelle Collins, Life Enrichment Director of Waterstone at
Six Ways Boomers are Making a Difference in the Wo...
Although Millennials have overtaken the Baby Boomers as the largest generation alive, Boomers – the 77 million individuals born between 1945 and 1964 – are the generation that’s making the most difference in the world – at least when it comes to donating their time and efforts. “The Boomer generation is one of the most highly educated, worldly and active generations we’ve ever seen,” says Jake Quigley, Executive Director of Waterstone at the Circle. “They’ve lived through and initiated huge
How to Enjoy the Dog Days of Summer in Boston!
Sure, we’re still in the midst of a COVID-19 pandemic, but it’s also the tail end of summer. And it’s hot. And, if you’re like most of us, you’re getting a little tired of staying inside (even though it’s nice and air-conditioned). As we head toward the back end of the year and cooler temperatures, now is the perfect time to enjoy a last bout of summertime fun. “Even though COVID is still very much on peoples’ minds as it should be, local attractions, restaurants and other businesses are now
Know Your City: The Circle Neighborhoods
As the old saying goes in real estate, it’s all about location, location, location. And for Boston-area seniors looking for a great retirement community that has everything they want and need in the city they love, there’s no better location than Waterstone at the Circle. Says Jake Quigley, Executive Director of Waterstone at the Circle: “Waterstone at the Circle in the historic Cleveland Circle neighborhood is at the intersection of everything Boston has to offer. It’s next to the Chestnut
7 Foods to Boost Your Heart and Brain Health
Good nutrition is essential for helping boost heart and brain health as we age. It’s a lot easier to eat well during the summer months, thanks to the preponderance of fresh foods, weather that's perfect for grilling and the fact that fresh fruits and vegetables just sound refreshing during the heat and humidity of the summer. “The summer months are a great time to pay attention to your nutrition and exercise plans because it’s a lot easier to stick to them during this time,” says Jake Quigley,
How Convenience and Gracious Services Allow You to...
The idea of a “worry-free” retirement lifestyle is something that drives many seniors to make a move. It just makes sense: we do a lot of worrying in our life. As we get older, those worries can become realities. What happens if I get sick and I can’t get to a doctor? What happens if I’m unable to get around as much as I want? What happens if I simply don’t want to continue living in a big house and taking care of all those chores? Perhaps most importantly: what am I going to do with myself