The Good Life

Welcome to The Good Life!  This new blog aims to provide helpful information you can use every day as you seek to maximize health, wellness and quality of life. Whether you’re exploring options in retirement, helping a friend or family member navigate their later years or you’re a provider of services and care to older adults, we invite you to visit our blog regularly for new posts and subscribe to The Good Life monthly e-newsletter, a monthly feature of our top blog posts.

iStock.com/Charles Taylor

In the News: GHBC Residents Featured on NBC4 News

By Kathie Miller, GHI Corporate Director of Marketing & Communications

Four residents of GHBC featured prominently in a recent story that aired on NBC4 News. They volunteer with GrandInvolve, a Fairfax County program that engages 160 volunteers and 18 schools!

Read Article

iStock.com/mediaphotos

In the News: Annual Alzheimer’s Screening

By Kathie Miller, GHI Corporate Director of Marketing & Communications

The Alzheimer’s Association released its 2019 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures report on March 4 and in their release shared the following: “[…] despite a strong belief among seniors and primary care physicians that brief cognitive assessments are important, only half of seniors are being assessed for thinking and memory issues, and much fewer receive routine assessments.”

Read Article

iStock.com/Solnuha

March is National Nutrition Month

By Kathie Miller, GHI Corporate Director of Marketing & Communications

Introduced in 1973 as a week-long event, this annual campaign centers attention on developing and keeping good eating and exercise habits. Perhaps you already have established habits that keep you healthy and fit, though I think we can all use a reminder.

Read Article

iStock.com/458347719

In the News: Statins

By Kathie Miller, GHI Corporate Director of Marketing & Communications

A new study suggests that statins can benefit all ages. While this is one study, we can hope for more so that there is a better understanding of any potential risks involved in prescribing statins for certain age groups.

Read Article

iStock.com/DNY59

How to Avoid Probate

By Natalie Page, Esq

Making It Easier for Loved Ones Requires Planning You have probably heard about the “horrors” of probate and why it…

Read Article