Finding Ease with a “Mind Like Water”

The concept of a mind like water or ‘Mizu no Kokoro’ is most commonly traced back to Japanese philosophy. It has many metaphorical meanings that can aid us in becoming more mindful of how we expend our mental energy. There are three basic concepts that can be tied in...

Nature Provides Benefits for Body and Mind

  Feeling tired, stressed, anxious, having trouble focusing and/or dealing with blood pressure issues? According to The Missouri Conservationist Feb 2019 issue, “Nature is healthy” and makes people healthy! It points out five clear benefits to humans from our...

Spotlight On: Type 2 Diabetes

Although the threat of Type 2 diabetes is certainly very real, this condition offers a unique opportunity to take control of our future health and well being. Contrary to popular belief, Type 2 diabetes is NOT genetic; heredity plays only a small role in its...

Autumn

Some individuals actually count the days until September 22nd, the official start of autumn. This is true for many of the residents at The Terrace. Some are avid baseball or football fans who love to watch the World Series or a Mizzou football game in our pub while...

The Value Residents Derive from State-Wide Travel

We all know the importance of maintaining a healthy body, but, as we age, do we know how to keep a healthy mind? The staff of The Terrace recognize that it is essential to stimulate the mind, by offering activities to enhance creativity and memory performance. Because...

Retirement Communities are Adopting Video Games

Retirement communities are always finding new ways to improve the experience their residents get. Paying attention to mental health doesn’t always come in the form of a pill however, but with brain games and exercises for the mind. That’s why many retirement...

Retirement Communities Benefiting from Yoga

Retirement Communities are always on the lookout for the latest health trend that their residents might be interested in. Sometimes however, it is better to look at some of the things that have worked well historically such as yoga. There are numerous sources all over...

Activities for retirees in Missouri

   Missouri may not be the first place on people’s lists for retirement, but perhaps it should. Discover the activities for retirees in Missouri to take part in. Many people may not realize how many activities for retirees in Missouri there are. The...