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About Molly Wisniewski

Molly Wisniewski has cared for older adults living with dementia for over ten years. She is a recent graduate of the Erickson School, UMBC where she received her M.A. in the Management of Aging Services. Her blog Upside to Aging https://theupsidetoaging.wordpress.com is dedicated to sharing an alternative and more positive side to aging.
Latest Posts | By Molly Wisniewski
6 Ways to Adopt a Daily Self-Care Routine After 60
5 months ago

6 Ways to Adopt a Daily Self-Care Routine After 60

Society today is all about giving. Giving your time to a job, offering resources to a cause, giving your attention to the needs of family and friends. And while these things can be rewarding, it leaves little time for us to focus on our own needs. Read More

How Is Mother’s Day Celebrated Around the World? You May Be Surprised!
6 months ago

How Is Mother’s Day Celebrated Around the World? You May Be Surprised!

Mother’s Day is a special day celebrated by every culture around the world. It is a day to observe the women in our lives who do so much to raise and support their children.  Read More

4 Reasons to Move Your Loved One Into a Nursing Home
9 months ago

4 Reasons to Move Your Loved One Into a Nursing Home

Whether it is a parent, spouse or close friend or family member, deciding to move them into a nursing home can be an emotional one. Read More

5 Unexpected Places to Meet New People in Retirement
10 months ago

5 Unexpected Places to Meet New People in Retirement

There is such an abundance of free time in retirement that it is easy to feel unsure of how to restructure your day so that you can remain just as productive as you may have felt pre-retirement. Read More

5 Ways to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick
11 months ago

5 Ways to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

As the year winds down, I am reminded of all the New Year’s resolutions I didn’t stick to over the year. How do I remember? Because I’ve started to create a new list for the incoming year and the resolutions are exactly the same: Read More

Stuck Inside this Winter? Here Are 5 Fun and Easy Ways to Stay Active!
12 months ago

Stuck Inside this Winter? Here Are 5 Fun and Easy Ways to Stay Active!

With winter on the way, staying active becomes increasingly hard to do. Between preparing for the holidays and the higher likelihood of severe weather, many of our favorite walking groups will part ways until the next spring season. Read More

5 Reasons Why Adopting a Pet in Retirement May Be Right for You
1 year ago

5 Reasons Why Adopting a Pet in Retirement May Be Right for You

Socialization is fun, and many reports state that remaining active and social as older adults can keep us healthy and help us to live longer. But what happens when it’s no longer just as simple as hopping in the car and going? Read More

Spice up the Season! 4 Fall Activities to Share with Your Friends and Family
1 year ago

Spice up the Season! 4 Fall Activities to Share with Your Friends and Family

Fall is finally here! Well, we may have a few weeks until the official season change, but the crisp, fresh air, the already fallen leaves and my hankering for pumpkin everything all suggest that Fall has unofficially arrived. Read More

3 Ways to Plan for Your Future Health Care Needs
1 year ago

3 Ways to Plan for Your Future Health Care Needs

Knowing how to recognize a good opportunity to start looking for long term care options can be difficult. Whether we are looking for ourselves, a family member or a loved one, considering senior care can often signal an unwanted decline in our or their health. Read More

What is a Staycation and How Can it Help You As a Caregiver?
1 year ago

What is a Staycation and How Can it Help You As a Caregiver?

What is a staycation and how can it make caregiving during the summer easier? Let me explain. Read More