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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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Memorial Day New Orleans

Best Things to Do in New Orleans for Memorial Day 

Memorial Day was initially known as Decoration Day, a day in which Americans decorated the graves of fallen Civil War Soldiers with flowers. Over time, the holiday evolved to honor American military personnel who died in all wars, and in 1971 Congress declared Memorial Day a national holiday. With this change, Congress passed the Uniform …

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Simple Spring Cleaning for Seniors

Spring is in the air!  If the brilliant blooms and warmer temperatures aren’t enough to convince you, then maybe the lovely green dust is!  Chances are you’ve already had to spray down your patio and dust off your furniture to prevent green clouds from billowing out every time you sit down outdoors.  Cue the SPRING …

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Fest with the Best

You could poll just about anyone across the country, asking them what season it is, and your answer would likely unanimously be spring.  However, if you stop a local in New Orleans and ask the same question, chances are you’ll get a mix of answers ranging from snowball season, crawfish season, or festival season.  if …

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Gardening as You Grow Older

Spring has officially sprung and so should the warm weather activities for our senior community. The trees are starting to fill out and turn green again, daylight is stretching out a bit longer into the evenings, the temperatures are gradually warming up, and the threat of a freeze is likely behind us.  After the cold, …

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Importance of Sleep for Seniors

Do you dread climbing in bed each night because you know what lies ahead?  Is sleep a constant battle?  Do you toss and turn throughout the night or spend too much time watching the minutes tick away, while calculating how much sleep you’ll still be able to get?  A lack of sleep can turn the …

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