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Eat Your Fruits and Veggies!

Chances are you weren’t allowed to leave the dinner table as a child until you ate your fruits or vegetables.  Vegetables, especially, tend to get a bad rap with people both young and old.  Many people have a tendency to revert back to their inner child and can remember those long nights at the table, …

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Encouraging Activities to Boost Self Confidence in Seniors

Self-confidence can often be the driving force in your mental (and physical) well-being.  As you begin to age, some of the activities you previously engaged in are either no longer accessible or practical, leaving you with a void, or empty feeling.  Additionally, health issues may arise that cause your self-confidence to decrease while negative feelings …

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The Power of Positive Thinking Towards Aging

“Growing old is mandatory but growing up is optional!”  Though it’s just one of the many cliches centered around aging, it holds a great deal of truth.  For decades, getting older has been viewed as a negative part of life; people tend to focus on the pill boxes, walkers, wrinkles, aches and pains, and other …

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Navigating Home Care and Home Health

The time has come where you have recognized the need for additional care for yourself or your loved one(s).  If you’ve begun to research the topic, you may find yourself confused or overwhelmed by the options.  One thing you are certain of is that you’re not quite ready for assisted living, and you’d prefer to …

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Summer Fun for Seniors

Summer is officially in full swing, even though the sizzling temperatures have long preceded the season’s official arrival.  With the heat index soaring into the triple digits and humidity so thick that it hits you like a brick, some people may feel trapped indoors, with little to do to pass the time.  Furthermore, the daylight …

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Benefits of a Book Club & How to Get Started

Reading has long been a favorite pastime for people young and old, alike. There’s something magical about jumping into a book that takes you to a place far away from the monotony of your daily life, while still sitting in the comfort of your own home.  Reading has the ability to transport you to a …

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