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How to Connect with Your Grandchildren

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Sometimes crossing a generational gap can be tricky. Learn how to connect with your grandchildren, and you’ll be able to keep your relationship strong. How to Connect with Your Grandchildren Do you sometimes have trouble connecting to your grandkids? It’s natural for cross-generational relationships to have their ups and downs, but that doesn’t mean you …

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Assisted Living Amenities You’ll Adore

senior woman having her hair cut

Chauffeured shopping trips, events with tasty snacks, and a hairdresser on demand. Does that sound like the service you’d get at a fancy resort? Believe it or not, those are just a few assisted living amenities you’ll adore. Assisted Living Amenities You’ll Adore Do you ever watch reality television shows about wealthy people? If so, …

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What Is a Continuing Care Retirement Community?

Senior woman smiling up at nurse

Have you decided where you want to spend your golden years? Understandably, many seniors prefer not to bounce from place to place – but how do you find a retirement community that’s able to meet your needs through different stages of aging? A continuing care retirement community, or CCRC, might be the right choice for you. …

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How to Get Better Sleep

Senior couple sleeping peacefully

Some people think that poor sleep is just a part of growing older. While it’s certainly true that seniors face more obstacles that can interfere with a good night’s rest, this doesn’t mean that older adults don’t need sleep. Instead, it means that they need to pay attention to how to get better sleep. How …

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Fall Prevention for Seniors

Smiling senior man at home, standing with cane

Pratfalls and tumbles may be a mainstay of comedy, but there’s nothing funny about falling in real life, especially as you get older. Falls are not an inevitable part of aging, according to the National Council on Aging. And as the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries for older Americans, there’s no doubt that …

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Fall Activities for Seniors

Senior man walking outside with assisitive device in autumn, beautiful leaves

With summer often refusing to step aside until the last minute and winter seemingly arriving just after Thanksgiving, autumn often feels unfortunately brief. So take advantage of it while you can! With its moderate temperatures and glorious leaves, there’s a reason why so many people consider fall to be the best season of the year. …

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Benefits of Spending Time in Nature

Senior woman in wheelchair, outside in fall

Although spending time outdoors is valuable all year round, autumn is an especially lovely time to sit in your favorite park with a friend, take a stroll around the block, or perhaps even join a local tai chi class. The temperatures are more comfortable, you don’t have to slather on dollops of sunscreen, and there’s …

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How to Fit Exercise into Your Day

Senior woman holding rolled up yoga mat and smiling, friends behind her

Knowing that you ought to exercise and actually exercising are two very different things. Even if you want to try a new workout, recognize the health benefits, and have the energy to spare, you might struggle to find the time for it. If you’re overwhelmed by the idea of adding something new to your to-do …

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