Celebrate National Crafting Month


March is National Crafting Month. There are many benefits to crafting, and in this article, you will learn more about the psychosocial benefits of crafting, different types of crafts, how to craft/why to craft, and how Baxter Senior Living can help you with the crafting process and foster positive socialization and memories. […]

Celebrate National Crafting Month2020-07-03T19:29:08-08:00

November 2019 Calendar of Events


We are so excited to announce our November 2019 Calendar of Events for Baxter Senior Living. Please come and join in our celebrations as we enjoy our time together with family and friends in our brand new state of the art facility. If you have any questions about events please contact our activities director at [...]

November 2019 Calendar of Events2020-12-16T12:20:02-09:00

Expressive Movement – Anchorage Museum


The Anchorage Museum has an upcoming free 8-week art workshop series for adults 55+ titled “Expressive Movement” at the Anchorage Museum.  The series runs Oct. 2 – Nov. 20, and more information is in the attached flyer. Here is also a link to the Facebook event. People can register at anchoragemuseum.org/vital or email me if [...]

Expressive Movement – Anchorage Museum2020-12-16T12:18:49-09:00

8 Reasons Seniors Love Alaska


Alaska has a reputation for being wild, free and spectacular. Residents of the state always feel at home with exactly that impression, but they cannot always express the impact of this extraordinary state that has taken the motto of the “Final Frontier.” Here’s a number of reasons why we love Alaska living. We think you’ll [...]

8 Reasons Seniors Love Alaska2020-12-16T12:16:49-09:00

Music Benefits People Suffering from Dementia


It has been well documented that playing a musical instrument enhances cognitive skills such as memory and problem solving abilities, skills which may delay or prevent the onset of dementia symptoms later in life. For those who have not played an instrument, listening to music can also play an important role and improve the quality [...]

Music Benefits People Suffering from Dementia2020-11-23T10:49:57-09:00

Parenting a Parent


As our population ages, the individuals born towards the end of the baby boomer generation are gaining new responsibility in caring for their elderly parents. While statistics support the fact that adult daughters are usually the responsible party as their parents age, sons are rapidly gaining in popularity as caregivers. Learning to parent a parent [...]

Parenting a Parent2020-11-23T10:53:45-09:00

3 Reasons Why Alaska Seniors Benefit from Having a Pet


Having a pet at any age can offer benefits to the owner. Alaska Seniors are no exception. While some seniors may think they are not able-bodied enough to manage a pet, barriers such as these can be addressed through choosing the right pet or recruiting the right support, for example, if a dog walker is [...]

3 Reasons Why Alaska Seniors Benefit from Having a Pet2020-11-23T10:53:50-09:00

Exercising Your Brain: How to Keep Your Wits about You Well into Old Age


One of the most common myths about age is that memory loss and dementia are natural parts of the aging process. This is not correct, however. Dementia does tend to strike some older people, it is true. Memory loss also happens to a lot of older people. However, most of the mental decline that most [...]

Exercising Your Brain: How to Keep Your Wits about You Well into Old Age2020-11-23T10:53:49-09:00

How Alaska Seniors Can Avoid Depression


Seniors living alone often experience depression. For some people it can be a serious condition requiring medical attention. Depression can also be a temporary condition brought on by a specific event. Selling the family home, the loss of a loved one or the daily aches and pains of aging may cause a temporary state of [...]

How Alaska Seniors Can Avoid Depression2020-11-23T10:53:47-09:00

Aging With Attitude for a Long Happy Life


Ageing with Attitude for a Long Happy Life As people age, they may find they do not have the energy or ability to keep up with the active lifestyle they may have enjoyed at a younger age. Sometimes these physical symptoms can lead a person to become more reclusive and introverted. Keeping a good attitude [...]

Aging With Attitude for a Long Happy Life2020-12-23T23:25:28-09:00
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