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Uplifting Books for Seniors

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It should come as no surprise that writers have given some serious thought to the matter of reading books. “A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies,” according to George R.R. Martin. “Books are a uniquely portable magic,” says Stephen King. “You know you’ve read a good book when you turn the last page …

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Decluttering Tips for Seniors

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Moving into an assisted living community for the first time can be exciting, but figuring out how to move all your stuff from point A to point B can be intimidating. Don’t let your moving day turn into a disaster! Make it easier on yourself with these decluttering tips for seniors. Decluttering Tips for Seniors …

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How Aging Affects Memory

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Memory is a tricky thing. Everyone has days where they can’t remember where they put their keys. If you’re in your golden years, those days might be a source of concern, but don’t panic. Learn how aging affects memory, and you’ll realize that it’s more normal than you might think. How Aging Affects Memory Have …

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Easy Fall Crafts for Seniors

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That crisp scent in the air can only mean one thing: Fall is finally here! Celebrate the season of pumpkins, apple picking, and changing leaves with these easy fall crafts for seniors. Easy Fall Crafts for Seniors There are so many things to love about the fall. It heralds the return of our favorite pumpkin …

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How to Care for Aging Skin

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“And the beauty of a woman, with passing years it only grows!” If anyone knew about aging well, it was Audrey Hepburn. One of the best ways to stay looking and feeling your best in your golden years is by learning how to care for aging skin. How to Care for Aging Skin As we …

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Labor Day Activities for Seniors

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Did you know that Labor Day has been around since 1894? That’s when Congress passed an act to make the first Monday in September an official holiday: Labor Day, which, according to, “pays tribute to the contributions and achievements of American workers.” And actually, its history goes back even further because before it was …

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Events in Greenville, SC

Downtown Greenville South Carolina

Do you want to retire somewhere with a world-class food scene? Street festivals and live music? Activities and fun for the whole family? You won’t have to go far. Nestled against the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Greenville, South Carolina, offers all this and more. Scroll down to check out some of the fun …

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Spirituality and Aging

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We’re often told that people become more spiritual as they age. In a similar fashion, the message has gone out that seniors who are more in touch with their spirituality have better health outcomes. The reality is that spirituality and aging isn’t the easiest subject for researchers to study, but they keep trying. It’s certainly …

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Symptoms of Heat Exhaustion

Thermometer reading 110 F on table outside beside glass of water

Although people love to glorify summer, I think we can all agree that sweltering summer days aren’t much fun. No matter what your age, it’s dangerous to spend too much time outdoors in scorching temperatures. The risks are higher, however, if you’re over the age of 50 and have other health problems. So take care …

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How to Destress Before Bed

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For some of us, getting a good night’s sleep is an ongoing battle. Going to bed stressed out can make you lose that battle without even realizing it. If this sounds familiar, it’s time to learn how to destress before bed. How to Destress Before Bed You may notice that when you’re experiencing a lot …

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