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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I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for…National Ice Cream Month!

Talk about relief. It’s July, that mid-month of summer when it’s already too sweltering to be outside, but it’s unrealistic to expect that every single moment can be spent indoors with blasting A/C. So what do you do? Scream? Well that wouldn’t be so effective as a cooling technique. But scream for, and then purchase.. read more →

23 Jul 2017
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Summer Has Arrived – What Does It Mean?

We’ve just passed the summer solstice, when the sun reaches its highest height as seen from our northern hemisphere, officially welcoming in the quarter of the year we call summer. In the US and most of the western world, summer solstice passes without much ado. To be sure, pockets of celebrants do mark it with.. read more →

23 Jun 2017
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Father’s Day: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same

Instead of the flowers, here come the neckties. Gone are the pastels, in come the brown hues.  Brunch to celebrate? Well, yes, that’s the same. Last month we had Mother’s Day, this month it’s Father’s Day. Following Anna Jarvis’s successful campaign in 1908 to initiate Mother’s Day, Father’s Day started about seven years later in.. read more →

09 Jun 2017
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Tradition Evolved: The History of Mother’s Day

Ah, Mother’s Day.  The cards, the flowers, the smiles, the gratitude.  The leisurely  brunches and outdoor strolls in the sunshine – spring is blossoming just like you did before your mother’s eyes, all those years she raised you. Yes, motherhood is the hardest job due to its never-endingness and emotional weight, and Mother’s Day is.. read more →

11 May 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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