Using Technology to Connect and Combat Loneliness

  For better or worse, technology is here to stay. Nearly extinct are letters written between family and friends or lengthy phone conversations while tethered to a coiled phone cord. In its place are emoticons, text messages, emails, Messenger, Twitter, Facebook, video chatting, and a plethora of other avenues to connect.   While older adultsContinue reading “Using Technology to Connect and Combat Loneliness”

About the Virtual Senior Center

Although we are so grateful that our in-person Senior Center Activities have resumed, we hope to continue this space as an information hub for our Garrett County Seniors. This site was built as an easy to navigate platform that keeps you up to date on the latest going on in our Senior Centers and aroundContinue reading “About the Virtual Senior Center”

How to Stay Safe on Wi-Fi Hotspots

So, you’re waiting for a friend at your local coffee shop and there is some time to kill. That “Free Wi-Fi” sign near the half-and-half looks tempting, but you hesitate before logging in. Is it safe? Are hackers skulking around waiting for unsuspecting coffee drinkers like you to open the floodgates to your personal information?

Switch Out the Salt

As we age, our metabolism slows down, senses weaken, and chronic health conditions are more apt to surface. While we can’t control our genes, we can control what we put in our bodies and good, healthy eating is the first step to aging gracefully. The good news is that it’s a snap to make smart, healthy eating choices to help ensure overall wellbeing. A great place to start is reducing the amount of salt in your diet.

VIDEO Gentle Yoga | 25 Minute Morning Yoga Sequence | Yoga With Adriene

Join Adriene for this Gentle Yoga Practice. Mindful yoga. Energetic hygiene! Practice self care, self love and take some time for you. Connect to your breath and body and let go of your stress energy, worries and burdens. With a focus on action, alignment and breath, this practice features a nice tempo to find what feels good and listen to the body. This sequence is easy on the wrists and great for the spine. A good practice for those new to yoga – also great for fast paced yogis who want to keep a healthy and well balanced yoga practice. Enjoy!