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6 Reasons To Learn To Sing in Retirement

6 Reasons To Learn To Sing in Retirement

You may have been a singer in your younger years. Or, you might just like singing in the shower. Whatever your goals are, learning to sing can significantly impact your mental and physical health, and it's well worth starting now.

If you're feeling a little anxious or don't think it's right for you, don't worry! You're in a community of friends that are here to support you, and if you dare to do it, others may even join as well. Keep reading to learn about the benefits of learning to sing in retirement!

9 Fun Activities for Wheelchair Users Outside of the Home

9 Fun Activities for Wheelchair Users Outside of the Home

As we get older, many things can happen to us. For some, it's arthritis, and for others… like me… it is from a serious horse riding fall. When that happens, it can feel like we are doomed to stay at home for the rest of our lives; venturing out only when necessary.

Fortunately, things have changed a lot since I was a youngster. Now we have electric carts in many places. Some are free to use and others, such as those at theme parks, have to be rented. This can mean the difference between watching your grandchild's first roller coaster ride and just sitting at home hoping for pictures.

Here are a few of the things that we can do with our wheelchairs that weren't always available in the past:

The Best Senior Influencers to Follow on Social Media

The Best Senior Influencers to Follow on Social Media

As social media continues to grow as media technologies improve, influencer culture is growing too. An influencer is someone who obtains a large following on their social media platforms by connecting with their audience. Influencers frequently use their following to promote themselves or sponsor brands. Although the vast majority of influencers are young, senior social media stars are rising. Unlike many of their generation, senior influencers “get” social media and use it to promote their personal brands.

9 Great Activities for Older Adults with Hearing Loss

9 Great Activities for Older Adults with Hearing Loss

As we age, many changes in our bodies affect all our senses. Be it your sense of sight, hearing, or another, our organs don't function the way they used to. While hearing loss cannot be altogether avoided, we can choose healthy activities to entertain ourselves and boost the healthy functioning of our brains. We have compiled a list of the top nine activities for people with hearing loss. Enjoy!

What Is a Retirement Vision Board? How to Create Yours

What Is a Retirement Vision Board? How to Create Yours

When it comes to retirement, everyone has different ideas in mind. Even so, we all face a common dilemma: How do you transform your amazing dreams into a reality? Here is where the retirement vision board comes in handy.

It entails creating an inspiring collage of pictures or images that reflect your ultimate dream during retirement. It will serve as enlightenment as you cross the bridge to your new phases in life. For more information on the retirement vision board, read on:

Continuing Education Opportunities for Seniors in Each State

Continuing Education Opportunities for Seniors in Each State

Older adults often face boredom with the extra time on their hands after retirement. Continuing education is a great way to fill time, activate the brain, and develop new interests or hobbies. Some websites provide online courses to seniors, and many colleges throughout the United States offer affordable or free courses to seniors.

10 Winter Bucket List Ideas to Cross Off This Season

10 Winter Bucket List Ideas to Cross Off This Season

There's something magical about winter. It's a time of the year filled with joy and excitement. Friends and family meet, and the holiday spirit fills the air. While there are tons of fun activities to do, some of them are harder to keep up with age.

That's why we've compiled a winter bucket list of ideas for seniors. It's an opportunity to take advantage of the cold season with fun and engaging winter activities. What's more, these activities can also done with the entire family. Therefore, everyone will be able to join in and have some fun.

Top 10 Popular Posts of 2021: Wellness, Lifestyle, and Aging

Top 10 Popular Posts of 2021: Wellness, Lifestyle, and Aging
As we look forward to the coming of the new year, we are excited to share with you a recap of your favorite content from 2021. The following are the web's favorite blog posts published by Cantissimo Senior Living this year. In case you missed any, now is a good time to check them out! This is part one of two of the 2021 recap series  and features the most popular posts from the year. Enjoy!

8 Ways to Relax Your Mind

8 Ways to Relax Your Mind

Sparing time for relaxation is crucial, especially for older adults. It can help improve mental health as well as physical well-being. In addition, relaxation can help combat several health conditions, such as arthritis, nausea, and chronic headaches, among others.

It's also important to point out that we're living in stressful times. There's a deadly pandemic and a regular need for isolation. As such, these evoke acute stress among seniors. In addition to various chronic conditions that are age bound, seniors are also dealing with increased loneliness and social isolation.

All these stressful situations piling up on one individual often leads to depression. Luckily there are some simple things you can do to minimize the effects. .