Living Longer, Living Better

Living longer is both a goal and a reality for many people these days. But we all know that living better is just as important as living longer. Make longer living better living by staying connected to your community, being mindful of your physical and emotional health, and engaging your mind in positive, productive tasks each day.

Actress Betty White

Betty White: 13 Things You Should Know

Betty White has been delighting audiences for decades. Here are 13 things you might not know about this beloved actress.

Good Samaritan Society

5 Ways to Cope with the Loss of a Loved One

Grief can be overwhelming. Here are a few ways to find comfort, strength and peace through your mourning.

Continue Reading
Planning finances

4 Tips to Help Plan for Retirement

Keep this advice in mind as begin planning for life after work

Continue Reading
Toby the therapy horse at the campus of the Good Samaritan Society - Windom.

Toby the Therapy Horse Helps Seniors Open Up

Visits from this horse bring joy and spark conversations among older people, even those with dementia

Continue Reading
A group of retirees reading together in a circle.

5 Ways to Handle the Life Changes of Retirement

Get expert advice on coping with the changes that come with aging

Continue Reading
Fitness class

3 Ways to Keep Your Resolutions with an ‘Accountability Buddy’

No guilt or shame, just a partner to join you on your journey toward a shared goal.

Continue Reading
Amy’s doggie day-care clients love the agenda for the day.

How a Puppy Helped Her Find a New Career

When a retired teacher got an Australian shepherd, her life changed in surprising ways

Continue Reading
A smiling senior couple

5 Tips for Coping with Age-Related Changes

A chaplain offers practical life advice for changes ranging from retirement to moving

Continue Reading
Grandma Virginia

109-Year-Old Woman Joins Harlem Globetrotters for the Holidays

Grandma Virginia traveled with the Globetrotters to a place very close to her heart.

Continue Reading
A senior citizen holding two puppies.

Dog Therapy: Bringing Smiles to Seniors

These two volunteers share their puppies with senior citizens

Jennifer Lopes and Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas

‘Second Act’ Writer on Reinvention and Second Chances

Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas opens up about how her personal transformation inspired the new Jennifer Lopez film.

Continue Reading
A woman on a beach greets the new year with a hopeful attitude

6 Ways to Build Hope in the New Year

Change your attitude with these tips to help you hang on to hope in the New Year.

Continue Reading
Eating healthy with a tossed salad and fresh fruits.

10 Ways to Help Prevent Weight Gain During the Holidays

Get practical tips from Roberta Messner, who lost almost 100 pounds, and has kept the weight off.

Continue Reading
Family around Christmas tree

5 Tips to Ensure a Healthy and Stress-Free Holiday Season

Practical ways to minimize worry and embrace joy during the holidays.

Continue Reading
See More Stories