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Falling for Fall

I think it’s safe to say we’ve officially sent the dog days of summer packing, and cooler temperatures are here to stay for a while!  The hot and humid days are being replaced by cool and crisp autumn evenings, which can only mean one thing… FALL IS IN THE AIR!  There seems to be a …

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Personal Hygiene for Seniors

We’ve all heard the saying “You never get a second chance to make a first impression”.  Before you even speak a word, an opinion is already being formed, because more than 50% of a first impression is visual.  Eye contact, a smile, body language, and overall hygiene play a large part in what others think …

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Living in the Comfort of Your Own Home

There are countless quotes that echo the sentiment of “Home Sweet Home!”, many of these even made into signs, cross stitching, or artwork to adorn our walls.  We spend time designing, creating, and building a home.  We take what’s otherwise just a building, or a structure of sorts, and we pour our heart and soul …

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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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