Happy Gardening Exercise Day!

Gardens are planned spaces, usually outdoors, set aside for the display, cultivation, and enjoyment of plants and other forms of nature. The garden can incorporate both natural and man-made materials. The most common form today is known as a residential garden, but the term garden has traditionally been a more general one. Zoos, which display.. read more →

05 Jun 2018
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World Speech Day

Today, March 15th, is officially World Speech Day. While not everyone is a public speaker, it is not just a day to give speeches, it is also a day to listen. We can listen to a speech, become wiser by thinking about a speech we heard. Or even sharpening our minds by developing ideas that.. read more →

15 Mar 2018
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How are you celebrating “Go The Extra Mile Day?”

The Extra Mile Day was started by The Extra Mile America Foundation in 2009. As a non-profit organization that promotes action and a positive attitude, it designated the day to encourage citizens from all walks of life to simply live a fulfilling, self-directed lifestyle that does not constrain their potential, and that enables them to.. read more →

01 Nov 2017
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As Summer Turns to Fall

As the weather cools down and winter approaches, there are several things that you could apply in your daily routine so the change from summer to fall to winter will not affect you as much. Senior citizens especially can benefit from these tips since oftentimes they are more prone to sicknesses such as the flu.. read more →

25 Sep 2017
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Happy National Coloring Book Day!

Everybody loves coloring! Coloring and coloring books have always been popular with children, but over the years adults have gotten more and more involved. Adult coloring is now a huge trend and many are finding that it is not only fun but also a great way to reduce stress and spend time with friends —.. read more →

02 Aug 2017
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Great Gift Idea for a Senior in your Life

There’s always a good excuse to bring a loved one a gift!  The best gifts are those that show you are thinking about the other person and enjoy spending time together.  Surprising as it may sound, Lego sets can be an excellent choice when looking for something special for a senior in your life especially.. read more →

31 Jan 2017
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Dance the Night Away

Weekly low impact dancing has been show to ease the challenges of aging.  Optimally, dancing three times a week will have the greatest impact.  In fact dancing is one of the most popular hobbies for those over the age of 50. Dancing and healthy movement lowers blood pressure and cholesterol levels which can be a.. read more →

09 Jan 2017
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Smartphones for Seniors

In the past it was assumed that most older adults primarily used cell phones for security, but times are changing.  Recent studies suggest that more and more seniors are also interested in using smartphones for watching videos and keeping in touch with friends and family. In order to asses what an older person should look.. read more →

22 Nov 2016
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Should Grandma be on Facebook?

The younger generation might shy away from having their parents and grandparents meet them in the virtual world of Facebook, but in fact engaging in social media has many benefits for older adults.  As families mature often children and grandchildren no longer live near parents and grandparents.  Keeping in touch over the phone and through.. read more →

08 Nov 2016
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Seniors at the Polls – Leading by Example

Election Day is around the corner and just about everyone has an opinion. Senior citizens are no exception and actually have great relevance to the outcome of the elections. In a close election, as is projected for this upcoming November, every vote really does make a difference. While seniors may have divergent views and reside.. read more →

28 Oct 2016
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