Living a Life of Purpose

As we grow up and move through the stages of life, that purpose changes and at times, may get lost.

4 Steps to Start Downsizing

Unless we are already minimalists, all of us at one time or another will be faced with cleaning out a home and deciding what to do with all the stuff in it. Whether you are taking early retirement or you are a caregiver for ...

Leaving a Living Legacy

As we age, it is normal to become reflective. As humans, we have a need to know that our lives made an impact on those who will come after us. We want to know that we will be remembered, and that our legacy will live on.

Sharing Pearls of Wisdom

Smartphones. Zumba. Social media. None are topics that one might immediately associate with senior citizens – or, to be more specific, with the stereotype of seniors as knitting grandmas and whittling ...

Letting Their Lights Shine

The heads of the performers, gray and not-so-gray, bob in anticipation above their music-filled spiral notebooks as they prepare to sing. This selection for the Stand in the Light Choir is an arrangement ...

Creating a Dementia Friendly Community

Do you know someone living with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia? Purple angel logos are popping up on the doors of Chippewa Valley businesses and organizations that are joining ...

Big Day for Seniors

Smartphones. Zumba. Social media. None are topics that one might immediately associate with senior citizens – or, to be more specific ...

Centers That Make Your Life Better

The Aging & Disability Resource Center of Eau Claire County is here to help older people and adults with disabilities secure needed services and benefits, live with dignity and security, and achieve maximum ...

Getting Ready to Get Active

People in our world are becoming more and more sedentary. No matter what age we are, we seem to be spending more time in front of televisions and computers. We rarely walk or ride a bike to get around ...