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Learn about ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle as you age, how to manage the decision-making process when looking for a retirement community, and more from our blog!

Hot Weather Do’s and Don’ts for the Summer Months

Summer is upon us and it's important to remember a few warm weather safety tips for you and your loved ones. It's a beautiful time of the year! Unfortunately, scorching hot temperatures can sometimes lead to unforeseen situations that can easily be avoided by taking...

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10 reasons to laugh more

Are you missing a little laughter in your life? Laughter is a beautiful thing and people of all ages should do it more. Make your summer even better by increasing how much you laugh each day. A great sense of humor can help you in so many ways. Studies have shown that...

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Brain Fitness for Seniors

In a detailed study on the connection between lifestyle and dementia risk, researchers found that people who participate in multiple healthy behaviors significantly reduce their risk for dementia.1 So what do healthy behaviors include exactly? Healthy behaviors might...

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An Open Letter to the Caregivers

Dear Caregiver, We know that being a caregiver is a hard job. Whether you are a caregiver to a friend, patient or family member, it's not always an easy task. This note is to remind you that being a caregiver is an important job, but you can't forget about taking care...

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Why You Should Be a Friend to a Senior

Whether you are a senior yourself or a young adult just starting off, having a friend over sixty is a smart idea. No matter what stage of life you are in, there are many advantages to sharing conversations, ideas and thoughts with someone with true life experience....

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Spring Into Action This Spring Season

Spring Into Action This Spring Season Spring is almost here! A favorite among many Americans, spring is a wonderful time to get organized and do things you’ve been waiting all winter to get done. Allow the beautiful weather to motivate you. Spring into action with a...

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Understanding yourself and others during the grieving process

Losing a loved one is perhaps one of the hardest things you will experience in your lifetime. As you begin to age, you realize more and more how valuable the months, days and minutes truly are. You might also learn to appreciate and hold on to the beautiful memories...

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Health 101: February is American Heart Disease Month

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease is the leading cause of death in men and women in the United States. In fact, each year 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. February is American Heart Disease Month and the perfect...

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Ways to Stay Social and Engaged as You Age

There are many articles and research studies written about how staying social as you age is beneficial to your health. In a recent University of California Berkeley article, one energetic 73-year-old senior said, “The most important thing in a community is having...

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How to Avoid Cabin Fever or SAD in the Early Winter Months

Many people experience a type of depression during the winter months, often referred to as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). According to the Mayo Clinic, SAD is marked by the onset of seasonal changes and can cause depression during the late fall and early winter...

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Winter Skin Care Tips for Seniors

As you age, your skin changes as well as your skin’s moisturizing needs. Things that use to work on your skin might not do the trick anymore. Do you find your skin feeling dryer than normal? Are you flaky or uncomfortable in your own skin? Here are a few simple and...

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Your Grandchildren

  We recently wrote a post about what grandchildren might consider getting their grandparents, but what should you get them? If you are having issues deciding what to get your grandchildren this year, keep reading. There are many gift ideas and ways to help your...

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