Summer is great time for bonding between grandparents and their grandchildren. The kids are out of school for the summer, but parents are still working. Nearby grandparents make convenient and willing babysitters, providing many more welcome opportunities to spend quality time with their grandchildren. If you’re looking for some kid-friendly activities to do with your grandchildren this summer, you’ve come to the right place. We have a few good ideas!
Winos rejoice: one to two alcoholic drinks per day has been found to decrease risk for the most common kind of stroke, ischemic strokes, by as much as 10%. Red wine is considered the most beneficial alcohol because it contains resveratrol, which is thought to protect the heart and brain. But beware—any more than two drinks a day can significantly increase your risk for all kinds of strokes.
Physical activity is an important part of a healthy lifestyle no matter what age you are. Regular exercise improves both physical and mental health, lowering your risk for almost every chronic illness that strikes in old age and slowing the process of mental decline.
Grandparents have a special role to play in the lives of their grandchildren. Having a close familial bond without the day-to-day responsibilities of parenting allows grandparents to form close relationships with their grandchildren based in quality time, play, and shared wonder.
Making small changes to your personal habits can have a positive impact on your community’s overall environmental footprint—not to mention your personal wellbeing!
One of the most common post-retirement resolutions is to travel more. After all, retirement is the perfect time for traveling. The kids are grown up and out of the house, you don’t have work or other responsibilities tying you down, and after a lifetime of working and raising a family, you’ve earned a vacation or two! Your only real question is: Where to go?