What's stopping retirement communities from telling life stories?
Here are 3 reasons why some retirement communities may hold back from beginning a reminiscence program.READ MORE
Real Stories of America
Wilson C. was the first participant in the Real Stories of America Tour Ten-Minute Biography Challenge. What makes Wilson unique as an individual? How does his life story compare to your life story, or the life stories of friends and family members? Have you been asking, "How do I tell my life story?" Are you up to taking the Ten-Minute Biography Challenge? Start today!READ MORE
The Veteran's Story
As you gather with family and friends this Memorial Day, take a moment to acknowledge and show appreciate to any veteran you know who has made the ultimate sacrifice of serving his or her country.READ MORE
"Get Going...Get Fit...Start Today!"
May 26th is National Senior Health and Fitness Day. The goal of National Senior Health and Fitness Day is to bring awareness to and promote healthy lifestyles for aging adults. This year's theme is "Get Going...Get Fit...Start Today!" Here at LifeBio, we would like to encourage you to take this opportunity to do just that!READ MORE
As I was listening to the radio today, a song by Natasha Bedingfield began to play—Unwritten Lyrics. The song is dear to my heart, as it spoke of the book of life—cherishing the past and being open to endless possibilities to come.READ MORE
Sense of purpose in life reduces risk of Alzheimer’s disease
Individuals who report greater purpose in their lives appear less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease or its precursor, mild cognitive impairment, according to a recent study conducted by Rush University Medical Center. The study found that people tend to rediscover their life purpose by deriving meaning from life experiences.READ MORE
3 reasons you should write a legacy letter or ethical will
What is a Legacy Letter or Ethical Will?
Ethical wills are a way to share your love with family and close friends. Think of an ethical will as a heartfelt letter or legacy letter describing what truly matters most in your life. An ethical will passes on life lessons, values, joys, prayers, hopes, and dreams for present and future generations. It doesn't have to be anything fancy--just a letter from the heart that expresses your thoughts.READ MORE
Autobiography Made Easy
WESTLAND, Mich., May 5, 2010—Sometimes it’s tough to know how to start an autobiography, but residents at American House Westland (on Hunter Ave.) have not only started, but finished their biographies using a new group class, journals and storyboards.READ MORE
National Visiting Nurse Association Week
This week, LifeBio joins countless organizations to show its appreciation for visitng nurses, home health aides and hospice care providers throughout the country by celebrating National Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) Week. LifeBio recognizes the importance of the sacrifices these individuals make every day to bring joy, comfort and hope into the lives of others, while simeltaneously caring for their health needs.READ MORE
LifeBio Celebrates Older Americans Month
May is Older Americans Month! The 2010 theme for the month, as decided by the U.S. Administration on Aging, is "Age strong! Live long!"READ MORE