Living Longer, Living Better

Staff members prepare for the Founder's Day Service Project day. Pictured are Dave Crowley, Courtney Hughbanks, Mimi Wahlfeldt, Kirsten Stockton, Karen Scott, Tammy Fasold, Kayla Sargent and Lori Grant.

How a Volunteer Team Helped a Family in Need

The group stepped in to help the family of a man dying from cancer.

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Knitters woven together by common thread: Marjorie Swearingen, Louise Goding, Susan Fintel, Jan Paul, Ruth Pezley, Helen Wigert, Barb Weide and Genevieve Laux.

Volunteer Retirees Knit Blankets for Charity

These residents support the community and each other with every stitch.

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Diner operator Tammy Kronz says resident volunteers help her pass savings on to customers. "They may not be speed demons," says Tammy of her volunteers.

See How These Retirees Keep a Diner Running

Volunteering to wait on tables keeps these seniors connected and active.

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A woman reading a food label in the grocery store.

7 Facts A Nutritionist Wants You To Know About Eating Healthy

Nutritionist Lauri Wright explains the facts—and the falsehoods—about what your body needs

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A group of friends having smoothies in a kitchen.

7 Habits to Help You Enjoy a Longer, Better Life

Take care of yourself now to have a brighter future ahead

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A senior volunteer works at a food bank

5 Benefits for Seniors Who Volunteer

Although volunteering is fulfilling, there are other perks to giving back

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Members of the Sun City crew include (from left) Marilyn Navarro, Ken Ayers, Karen Leonard, Robert Leonard and Ted Stone.

Retirees to the Rescue: Senior Volunteers Staff Sun City's Emergency Crew

For this team of volunteers, retirement is an opportunity to save lives

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Playing music for health

Want to Boost Your Brain? Play Music

The more you learn and play music, the more your brain can whistle a happy tune.

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Art Barg and his seasonal green tomato pie.

A Pie-Making Centenarian

Content provided by Good Samaritan Society. Well past the century mark at age 103, Art Barg continues making his seasonal green tomato pies. Watch the video to see him at work — and tasting the final product.

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Stacy Kahri, Director of Operations for Generations, accepts a check from Northwood Retirement Community Office Manager Jennifer Wilson and administrator Diane Jones. The money, a grant from the Good Samaritan Society, will help fund the Meals on Wheels.

This Grant Kept Meals on Wheels Rolling

Homebound seniors don't have to wait for a hot meal thanks to a generous donation.

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A recipe book with various utensils and ingredients.

6 Steps to Start a Meal Plan

Meal planning can sound intimidating. Here are the steps you need to help you on your way to a nutritious diet.

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Balsamic salmon with pears and pecans

The Winning Recipe: Balsamic Salmon with Pears and Pecans

How a new menu idea offers an alternative to meat and potatoes

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