How Much Coffee Is Too Much Coffee?

This is an article that provides insights into coffee consumption, citing research, and keeping seniors interest in mind. The article has been written primarily to encourage conversations around this within the Samsara Living Members’ Community.

February 18, 2019

Food and Diet

Benefits of Music in your Everyday Life

“Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” ~ Berthold Auerbach There are numerous ways by which music therapy can improve mental and physical health: 1)  Beat the Boredom As we age we tend to get lost in the silence of our…

September 11, 2018

Mind, Body & Soul

The Stay Fit Seniors Challenge

Learn more about the ‘Stay Fit Seniors’ challenge and get started on your route to fitness today!

May 28, 2018

Physical Fitness

Healthy Routine for a Diabetic Person

Diabetes being a disease that affects blood glucose levels is one that needs to be managed and monitored keenly to avoid complications. A consistent management routine is the one key thing to adopt to ensure that your glucose levels are as close to normal as…

March 7, 2018

Medical

What does it mean to live in a retirement community

Recently I found myself in the middle of a conversation with my mom and her sisters, as they reminisced about a time when they lived in a little town with their aunts and uncles as well as cousins for company. They lived in row houses…

August 14, 2017

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Benefits of Juices for Seniors

Khush raho, juice piyo… excuse my bad attempt at rhyming but it is a fact that juices can help you stay healthier and, therefore, happier. In our busy lives, where we are barely able to fulfil our daily requirements of fruits and vegetables, of vitamins and…

August 3, 2017

Classical Music, Food and Diet, Hobbies, Humour, Medical, Mental Wellbeing, Mind, Body & Soul, Movies, Nutrition, Physical Fitness, Spirituality, Time Pass

How Much Sleep Do You Need As You Get Older?

I love my sleep and the more hours of sleep I can get, the happier I get! So, naturally I wondered if sleep requirement changes as we age and I got on to the internet to begin my research on how much sleep do we…

July 21, 2017

Classical Music, Food and Diet, Hobbies, Humour, Medical, Mental Wellbeing, Mind, Body & Soul, Movies, Nutrition, Physical Fitness, Spirituality, Time Pass

Living With Asthma

Asthma is a chronic illness that can be debilitating and frustrating for everyone. Not being able to breathe at ease can definitely be stressful. By creating disruptions in daily life, it can change a positive self-image to a negative one and lead to withdrawal from…

July 21, 2017

Classical Music, Food and Diet, Hobbies, Humour, Medical, Mental Wellbeing, Mind, Body & Soul, Money Matters, Movies, Nutrition, Others, Physical Fitness, Spirituality, Time Pass

Workout Ideas for Your Mind!

My neighbour invited me over the other day to workout with her. Knowing that she is hitting 70, I was surprised that she was so enthusiastic about working out. When I reached her home, however, I saw a table set up with a 2000-piece jigsaw…

July 10, 2017

Classical Music, Food and Diet, Hobbies, Humour, Medical, Mental Wellbeing, Mind, Body & Soul, Movies, Nutrition, Others, Physical Fitness, Spirituality, Time Pass

List of Positive Alternatives to Anti-ageing Products

Recently I found myself in the middle of a conversation about anti-ageing products; I have seen seniors in my family who have used anti-ageing products including home remedies and those who have used none. I felt compelled to do a little research and put together…

July 6, 2017

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