By Blog Coordinator Meghan Randolph Wow! In fall of 2018 I started a blog for SAIL just to see if it would be a way of engaging members. Two years have gone by, and this is our 100th post! I've loved inviting other writers to contribute, finding great ideas and content for older adults, and, … Continue reading Happy 100th blog post!
Last week, we posted our first look at ways to practice self-care, which means "any activity that we do deliberately in order to take care of our mental, emotional, and physical health." (Medical Guardian). It can be tough to remember to take care of ourselves, particularly with all of our other responsibilities. Though self-care might … Continue reading Caring for ourselves, part two: Mind and body
As we get closer to autumn, in the midst of an ever-changing time, sometimes we can forget to take time for ourselves. We may be helping neighbors, doing various jobs, being supportive to family, volunteering, or keeping up with the news. These are all important things to be doing. But we need to make sure … Continue reading Caring for ourselves, part one
Summer officially arrives this Sunday, but with temperatures in the 80s, we know it's already here! However, a lot of our usual Madison summer gatherings aren't possible due to public safety as we work to fight COVID-19. Luckily, there are plenty of activities to take part in from the comfort of your home, using any … Continue reading Socially-distant summer activities!
Home is where the heart is. Make sure you're safe there! By Blog Coordinator Meghan Randolph with Communications Assistant Sarah Kruse My parents recently left their garage door open by accident. They are neat freaks (unlike their daughter) and so there was nothing to take in the cars, but the thief rifled through and took … Continue reading Special post: Home Safety Month