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Signs of Depression in Seniors

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How can you tell the difference between feeling sad and experiencing depression? If you consistently feel emotionally low and it’s negatively affecting your life, you should know that there are things that you can do to help yourself kick the blues and rebound. Learning to recognize the signs of depression in seniors is a wonderful …

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How to Sell Antiques

antique coffee grinder, ashtray, glass, etc

If you no longer have the time or space to appreciate your lovely antiques, you may want to consider selling them. And after living with the items for so many years, you surely want to see them go to a loving home. But how? Whether you’re moving to an assisted living community, cleaning out your …

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Winter Skincare Tips for Seniors

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Winter offers plenty to love, including cozy sweaters, gorgeous snowfall, the fun of the holidays, and a wonderful excuse to stay inside with a warm cup of tea. Unfortunately, it also has some real downsides. For example, does your skin become more difficult to care for when it gets cold outside? Chilly weather and dry …

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How to Stay Safe When Shopping Online

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One of the biggest changes in the holiday season over the past few decades is that now most people do their Christmas shopping online instead of at brick-and-mortar stores. In fact, according to Gallup, 93 percent of U.S. holiday shoppers will buy at least some gifts online, and 47 percent will buy all or nearly …

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Subscription Gift Ideas for Seniors

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It’s the gift that keeps on giving! When you gift your loved one a subscription box, you’re not just giving them one singular gift — you’re giving them an ongoing gift that provides lasting enjoyment! And with their current popularity, you’re sure to find a fun subscription that fits your loved one’s interests. Scroll down …

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Benefits of Pet Therapy for Seniors

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If you’ve ever been welcomed home by a dog, you understand how quickly these furry creatures can turn a person’s day around. With their wagging tails, unbridled excitement, and boundless affection, dogs are natural mood boosters. Or, perhaps you prefer cats! Some cats are calm and gentle, preferring to quietly curl up in your lap …

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How to Keep Your Mind Sharp

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Cognitive decline is a concern for many seniors, but there are plenty of things you can do to prevent it. Do you know how to keep your mind sharp as you enter your golden years? Brain teasers can help, but many other tools are available for savvy seniors, too. How to Keep Your Mind Sharp …

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The Power of Forgiveness

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It’s impossible to make it to your golden years without having experienced some heartbreak. Everybody gets their feelings hurt now and then, and learning how to let go of that pain can make your life easier. You can’t always get a perfect resolution after somebody hurts you, but embracing the power of forgiveness is a …

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