Talking with Aging Parents About Senior Living Communities

Your parents may insist that the home they live in now is the only place they’ll ever live. If it’s the house where you grew up, you may have your own special memories there. But you may be noticing that taking care of the house seems to be getting harder for them. On...

When Is It Time to Consider an Independent Living Community?

 Like lots of folks, you have built a lifetime of memories in your home. You may think there’s no reason to look into any other senior living options. After all, you’re still healthy and independent! But wouldn’t you also like more time for activities you actually...

Terrace Residents Continue Learning and Sharing

October and November are months wherein Native American cultures are honored. This was the case at The Terrace this fall. The Terrace residents are active participants in life, always wanting to expand their knowledge and their circle of friendship. This past summer...

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...