A Mother’s Harrowing Tale of Her Son’s Decline into Mental Illness––and Signs to Watch for in Your Teen or Young Adult

By Kimberly Blaker Regardless of our kids’ trials and tribulations during childhood and into teen years, the furthest thing from any parent’s mind is that our child might develop a serious mental illness. Unfortunately, it’s […]


What is Montessori?

Montessori offers a wealth of benefits. By Jenny James Photography – Exclusive Montessori Photographer I first heard about Montessori from a friend. I thought it was some type of religion. But as she shared with […]


Bath Time


By: Suzanne Burleson, for SENIOR Magazine

“Splish, splash I was taking a bath

Long about a Saturday night

A rub-a-dub, just relaxing in the tub

Thinking everything was alright

Well, I stepped out of the tub, put my feet on the floor…”

Unfortunately for seniors, the next line of this oldie but goodie from Bobby Darin, might be “I went slipping and a sliding – bumped my head on the door!” According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more that one-third, or 11 million adults age 65 and older, fall each year in the United States. Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of injury-related deaths and the most common cause of non-fatal injuries and hospital admissions for trauma. […]