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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Changing Seasons

As fall approaches, it’s time to get ready for a new season. The change in season can be a lot fun but it can also bring about a shift in moods. Seniors should make sure to get as much sunlight as possible. It can be difficult to spend hours outdoors as the weather cools but.. read more →

28 Sep 2016
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Giving up car keys can be very difficult, but…

Inevitably at a certain point, a person (or their loved ones) needs to make the difficult decision that the time has come to stop driving. Giving up car keys can be very difficult, so the decision should be taken very seriously. Here are a few signs that you’re ready to pull over – for good… read more →

24 Aug 2016
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Seven Ways to Help Someone Transition to Assisted Living

Transitions are always difficult, permanent ones later in life are particularly challenging.  Here are a few tips to make thing a bit smoother. Familiarize the room Setup the new room with familiar items like pictures, albums or plants basically anything they are used to from their previous home.  These small touches can make a strange.. read more →

25 Jul 2016
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