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    • 10 Movies To Get You Into the Holiday Spirit

      There's nothing like curling up with hot chocolate next to a cozy fire and turning on a Christmas movie to get you into the holiday spirit. Here are ten Christmas films to watch this holiday season: A Christmas Story (1983) - a hilarious and relatable American family classic, A Christmas Story reminds us all what it's like to be a kid at Christmastime. White Christmas (1954) -...

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    • Local Holiday Events for the Family This Month

      The Woodlands in Texas is a wonderful place to live, with comfortable year round temperatures. The low in January is an average of 42 degrees when most of the country is in the 20's. This makes for lovely winter strolls and crisp evenings out under the stars. There are elegant holiday events that everyone will enjoy. Here are a few of our favorites in December and...

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    • Aging in Place: Can you Stay in your Home?

      Aging in Place: Can you Stay in your Home?   As you get older and time changes your body and some of your ability to care for yourself and your home, you may become concerned about the future. You want to stay in the home where you have lived for may years: the home where you raised your children and built a network of friends,...

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    • What you need to know about Reverse Mortgages

      What You Need to Know About Reverse Mortgages   You probably heard about reverse mortgages. What do you really know about them? These types of loans are a great way for seniors to tap into the equity of their homes (the difference between the appraised value of the home and the debt from mortgage) to supplement their retirement income. Also known as home equity conversion...

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    • Go Organic! Benefits of Eating Organic

      Go Organic! Benefits of Eating Organic   Food is fuel. That part of our anatomy never changes. From a newborn baby to the doting grandmother, all people must eat to live. Being careful about what fuel goes into the tank is very important. Swapping a candy bar for an apple isn't enough. Ordinary apples have chemicals and pesticides on their skins from the orchard. Consuming...

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    • The Top 10 Movies To Watch When You Turn 50

      The Top 10 Movies To Watch When You Turn 50   Sometimes it might feel like Hollywood has an overly youth-centric culture, but there's many great movies out there featuring adults over 50. A number of classic and modern movies star mature adults and address life themes for Baby Boomers and The Silent Generation. When you turn 50, make sure to watch these excellent movies...

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    • Top 5 Websites to Peruse on your Down Time

        The days of getting the majority of information and entertainment in print publications and the TV are over, as the world gets globally connected online. The internet is a great resource for fun, resources, and support for adults of all ages. Adults 55 and up should bookmark these popular, frequently visited sites.   1. AARP The American Association of Retired Persons maintains a comprehensive list...

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    • 5 Easy, Healthy Meals to Try this Week!

      Maintaining a healthy body is an important part of aging gracefully. One of the easiest way for adults 55 and up to maintain their strength and vitality is to eat healthy and nutritious meals. These five recipes are nourishing and easy to prepare.   Breakfast: Scrambled Vegetables Packed with protein, veggies, and healthy fats, this recipe full of nutrition and only uses simple to prepare...

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    • Top Job Opportunities for People Not Wanting to Retire

      Not everyone wants to retire.  Many people want to keep working.  While some folks might need the extra money, many others see work as a way to stay active and engaged in their community.   Yet when you reach age 55, 60, 65 or more, it is not always easy to do the same kind of work that you did when you were in your...

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    • Don’t Miss these Fall Events in The Woodlands

        The air is crisp, the leaves are changing, and the days are getting shorter. There's no denying it, Fall is here. Make the most of it with family-friendly activities. If you are looking for Fall food and fun, then don't miss these 5 events at The Woodlands!   1. Market Street's Fall Concert Series Running every Thursday from September 7th to October 26th, this free concert series...

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