Links To Inform and Inspire

In addition to the resources and services provided by Senior Resources, we often come across a number of other helpful resources that we feel would be of interest; hopefully, the following information shines a light of inspiration and information to help you navigate today and tomorrow.

Inclusion of the information on this page does not constitute an endorsement of an organization, agency, or service. Exclusion does not constitute lack of endorsement. Island Senior Resources offers a variety of objective information and resources for you to explore.

Aging in Place

Medical Alert Systems

Can You Age in Place in Your Home?

How to Age Well and Stay in Your Home

Aging in Place

Aging Without Family:  The 5 stages of self-care seniors should know


The Scientific Benefits of Music

Music to Help People with Dementia Feel and Live Better

The Power of Music: Sounds That Heal

How Music Reaches Those with Memory Issues

Keep Your Brain Young with Music

Dementia & Memory

Dementia Reimagined asks “Can there be happiness for those with memory loss?”

Keeping People with Dementia Active: Why Activity Matters

The Surprising Benefits of Puzzle Solving for Seniors

Learning a New Skill Works Best to Keep Your Brain Sharp

7 Ways to Keep your Memory Sharp at any Age

Three “Brain Games” Websites for Keeping Older Minds Sharp


Online safety for seniors: a comprehensive guide to keeping seniors safe online

A Senior’s Guide to Computer Basics


Taking You Back:  Memories of the 1950’s

Taking You Back:  Memories of the 1940’s

Taking You Back:  Memories of the 1930’s

A simple guide to preserving family stories

Making family stories come to life

Change & Transition

The Making of a Modern Elder (list of interesting books, articles, films, videos, and websites)

Transition Issues for the Elderly and Their Families:  Empowering families and seniors through changes

Seasons of Change:  Life after loss or injury

Financial Advice

Where to Report Fraud or Financial Exploitation

Ways for seniors and retirees to make extra money


The Importance of Social Interaction for Older Adults

What Does it Take to be a Good Neighbor?

On Being Neighborly

14 Ways to Help Seniors Avoid Isolation

Things You Should Never Say to Patients or Caregivers:  How to speak supportively

5 Ways to Get Better at Asking for Help

8 simple Ways to Nurture Your Most Important Relationships

Why a Village? How to build your village and what is world village consciousness

How social Connections Keep Seniors Healthy

10 Ways to Deepen Your Connections with Others


60 Best Pumpkin Recipes for Fall

9 Inexpensive Autumn Meals to Fall For

Ten Healthy Make-Ahead Meals for Seniors and Caregivers

30 Fast and Fresh Spring Dinners

25 Best Budget Recipes from Cooking Light

26 inexpensive, easy meals for winter

Seniors guide to healthy eating


Gardens for Senior Citizens: Creating an Easy-Care Senior Garden

Gardening Tips for Seniors

Making a Garden or Yard Senior Friendly


Seniors Traveling Solo: Some Great Solutions

Caregiver Tips for Traveling with the Elderly

Air Travel Information for Seniors and Disabled Adults

Tips for Physically Challenged Travelers

Caregiver Resources

How to Thank Caregivers

Caregiver Tips for Traveling with the Elderly

Medical Alert Systems

For Caregivers: The Importance of Relationship Building for Senior Health

How to Ask for Help as a Caregiver of Elderly Family or Friends

14 Ways to Spend Valentine’s Day with Your Senior Loved One

Benefits of Adult Day Programs

Giving Back

Why Volunteers Live Longer According to Science

Volunteer abroad opportunities for seniors and retirees

Volunteering and its Surprising Benefits

The benefits of volunteering as a senior

5 Ways Giving is Good for You

Stories of those who have acted to make a difference for this world

A simple tale of happiness and the joy of giving

Health & Self-Care

The Psychological Benefits of our Thanksgiving Rituals

The Desiderata – Words For Life from 1927

Climbing Higher on the Happiness Curve

Set a Goal of Happiness for Your Longer Life

Yoga for Seniors

Healthy Sleeping for Seniors

Benefits Of Walking On The Beach

7 Keys to Healthy Aging

Positive Attitudes About Aging May be a “Fountain of Youth”

Positive thinking: Attitude to aging is the key to optimal health

How to Keep an Open Mind

Have you ever thought about taking a gap year?

50 Great Self-Nurturing Ideas

Love the Life You Live, Live the Life You Love (thank you Bob Marley)

Seven Steps to Nurturing your Inner Self

Aging Without Family:  The 5 stages of self-care seniors should know

Laughter is the Best Medicine

Common Sense Ideas for Thriving After 50

Why Play is Important for Seniors and How to Do More of It

Things to Do

We Gather Together to Give Thanksgiving its Meaning

As Robots Take Our Jobs, We Need Something Else. I Know What That Is!

Meet the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs. They’re All Over 65

Midlife Entrepreneurs Share the Secrets to Their Success

12 Super Practical Tips to Get Your Home Ready for Autumn

A Mini-Bucket List Makes Everyday Life More Fulfilling

Large Print Crossword Puzzles for Seniors

Easy Card Games for Seniors

Three “Brain Games” Websites for Keeping Older Minds Sharp

110 Activities for Seniors

Live Your Best Life: Build Your Bucket List

Check out classes and events at Sno-Isle Libraries

Best Beaches of Whidbey Island

Map of Beaches on Whidbey Island