Category Archives: Vocational Wellness – A Sense of Purpose & Achievement

Is Stress at Work Adding to Your Stress as a Family Caregiver?

Feelings of stress commonly arise out of the challenges of being a family caregiver. And, managing caregiver stress is a huge part of proper caregiver self-care. But, if you are also working outside the home, is stress at work adding … Continue reading

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Oldest Gospel-Recording Artist

Edith Mama Randolph, the Oldest Gospel Recording Artist, was over 100 years old when she recorded “Will There Be Any Stars in My Crown?” She was 99 when she was approached about making an album. She sang without printed lyrics … Continue reading

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Healthy Aging® Month Focuses on Limitless Possibilities After Age 50

The month of September has been designated as Healthy Aging® Month, an annual health observance developed to help individuals think more positively about growing older, and take actions to promote their own physical, social, mental and financial well-being. The initiative … Continue reading

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Nola Ochs, World’s Oldest Masters Degree at Age 98, Now Writing a Book at 100 Years Old!

Nola Ochs, the World’s Oldest College Graduate at age 95, set another world record by earning her Masters Degree at 98 Years Old! Now she is writing a book at age 100! Nola is pictured at left, at 98 years … Continue reading

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97-Year-Old Man Becomes the Oldest University Graduate

Allan Stewart graduated with a Master of Clinical Science degree from Southern Cross University at the age of 97. He received a law degree from Australia’s University of New England in 2006. Watch »

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HHS Announces New Administration on Community Living to Help Seniors & Disabled Live At Home

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) announced Monday that it has established a new Administration on Community Living under HHS, which will be dedicated to “enhancing and improving the broad range of supports that individuals with disabilities … Continue reading

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Olivia Neubauer – 100-Year-Old Teacher

Olivia Neubauer is still going strong and still in the classroom teaching reading at 100-years old! She started teaching in 1935. Watch this report by NBC News on this remarkable and inspiring woman »   See more Stories of Inspiring … Continue reading

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The Oldest Active Federal Judge

Judge Wesley E. Brown was the oldest active federal judge in the nation’s history. He passed on recently at age 104. He reduced his caseload when his health declined in recent months. Watch a 2008 WSU Alumni Presentation Award » … Continue reading

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The Caregiver’s Wellness Resolutions

The Caregiver’s Wellness Resolutions By Ruth Mansmith MS, RN, CRRN, RAC-C Author, national speaker, wellness coach Fresh beginning is the theme of this article. It’s time for making changes and creating a hopeful future. However, with stress and fatigue, the … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Steve Jobs; Remembering His Legacy to Healthcare & Wellness

Steve Jobs, 56, the founder of Apple®, died Wednesday, October 5, 2011, after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Despite his personal struggle, Jobs is remembered for his remarkable contributions to technology, including healthcare and wellness technology, and his personal … Continue reading

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Hope for the Middle-Aged Brain; Author Presents Science-Based Tips for a Sharper Brain

In her book, The Secret Life of the Grown-up Brain: The Surprising Talents of the Middle-Aged Mind, recently published in paperback, author Barbara Strauch, deputy science editor of The New York Times in charge of health and medical science, makes … Continue reading

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Dimensions of Wellness – Vocational/ Occupational Wellness for Seniors

Good discussion of “Occupational Wellness” for Seniors,  from NetWellness.org, Consumer Health Information published by the University of Cincinnati, The Ohio State University and Case Western Reserve University. As pointed out, one must not underestimate the value of an occupation on … Continue reading

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Wellness: Occupational Wellness

A definition and description of “Occupational Wellness” from the University of California, Riverside: “The ability to achieve a balance between work and leisure time, addressing workplace stress and building relationships with co-workers. It focuses on our search for a calling..”

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