The Importance of Elders

In most living creatures, their longevity is closely tied to reproduction. Life is about having offspring, and once that no longer happens, life usually ends. But not so with humans. Why? Lets talk about the importance of elders. A recent research paper from the University of California – Santa Barbara says the long post-reproductive lifespan… Continue reading The Importance of Elders

4 Benefits of Journaling

Journaling has many benefits, from helping you reduce stress to motivating you in personal growth. Psychologists also point to mental health benefits for those who write journals. By making journaling a regular habit, you can see how much you have grown by reading previous entries. In the BeeHive Home community, we encourage you to keep… Continue reading 4 Benefits of Journaling

The Best Exercise for the Elderly

It’s important for all of us to keep moving, like the old saying goes: “Move it or lose it!” So what is the best exercise for the elderly? Increasingly, research shows how regular exercise and physical activity is important for senior adults, helping protect against heart disease, strokes, diabetes; improve mental health and quality of… Continue reading The Best Exercise for the Elderly

Inflation’s Impact on Seniors

In 2022, the inflation rate is hovering above 8%. That means that the purchasing power of a dollar is buying about 8% less than it did a year ago. For seniors living on a fixed income, that’s particularly concerning. Seniors are more likely to spend money on things that are increasing in price, such as… Continue reading Inflation’s Impact on Seniors

The Value of Sunshine

The value of sunshine cannot be overstated. There are many great benefits of sunshine for you or your elderly loved one. Time spent in the sun can help with many conditions that can occur during the natural aging process and lifestyle changes. At BeeHive Homes of Texas, we plan social gatherings and activities that allow… Continue reading The Value of Sunshine

Why Time Passes Faster as We Age

Chances are, you’ve started to think “Why does time go faster as we get older?” You may hear your elderly parents or friends say that or you may be experiencing that feeling yourself.  But why? Why does time seem to go faster as we get older?  There are several reasons that probably come into play,… Continue reading Why Time Passes Faster as We Age

Planning a “Field Trip”

For the elderly who live primarily at home or in an assisted living center, there can be a sense of confinement. We see it as a type of “cabin fever”, when a person is confined to their home for extended periods. They may experience moodiness, irritability, or loneliness. It might be time for planning a… Continue reading Planning a “Field Trip”

Assisted Living vs a Nursing Home

If you or a family member are experiencing an increasing level of health issues that make living alone at home a concern, you may be wondering about senior care options to meet those changing needs. Many people look at assisted living homes or nursing homes as the next step, but there are differences that may… Continue reading Assisted Living vs a Nursing Home

The Power of Fathers

Father’s Day is a holiday in June, but it’s much more than a day to barbeque or attend a baseball game. It’s really an opportunity for meaningful time and conversation with your father. The power of fathers in your life can be expansive. If you’re an adult in your 50s or 60s who is beginning… Continue reading The Power of Fathers

Hydration in the Elderly

Much of Texas falls into what is known as a high hill country. That means we have both warm weather and higher altitude compared to many parts of the United States. With these things in mind hydration in the elderly becomes critical. The heat, frequent winds, and higher altitude all put additional stresses on the… Continue reading Hydration in the Elderly