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Scripture for the Aged

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According to the Pew Research Center, 65 percent of American adults ages 65 and older consider their religion to be very important, and another 20 percent consider it somewhat important. That may be why roughly two-thirds of seniors report praying daily, nearly half report attending services on a weekly basis, and more than 40 percent …

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Low-Impact Exercises for Seniors

Smiling senior woman swimming in pool

According to the CDC, seniors should get 150 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise a week. However, you may not be interested in pumping iron at the gym or running on a treadmill. Don’t worry! There are tons of low-impact exercises for seniors that can help you meet your fitness goals in a fun and safe way. …

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Christmas Crafts for Seniors

Scissors, ribbon, twine, pine branches, berries

How do you like to get into the Christmas spirit? You could watch your favorite holiday movies, listen to some Christmas carols, or eat special treats like gingerbread and candy canes. Or perhaps you would like to keep your hands busy with a craft project? Not only is crafting fun, but also it can help …

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How to Organize Your Home

Senior woman smiling at home, sitting in armchair with blanket on her lap

A 2014 study found that the average American home holds 300,000 items. Isn’t that incredible? People tend to accumulate more and more stuff as they age, so by your senior years, you may find that your closets are overflowing and your drawers are crammed full. This can make it tricky to move into a senior …

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Benefits of Walking for Seniors

Two seniors on a walk in the park in autumn with an umbrella

A stroll. A trek. A saunter. A ramble. A promenade. A chance to stretch your legs. Whatever you prefer to call it, walking is more than a simple way to move from here to there. Especially if you walk at a brisk pace for at least 30 minutes, walking is an excellent way to improve …

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Games for Seniors with Memory Problems

Smiling senior couple playing cards at a table

Whether you’re 12 or 112, memory games are a great brain-boosting tool. But seniors who have pre-diagnosed memory problems may struggle to stay focused on traditional memory games. If you or your loved one have a memory condition like dementia or Alzheimer’s, check out our roundup of games for seniors with memory problems. Games for …

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How to Maintain a Healthy Heart

stethoscope and heart-shaped stress reliever on blue background

Did you know that the heart beats about 2.5 billion times over the average lifetime? Given its heavy workload, it’s important that you take care of your heart throughout your life, especially in your golden years. Scroll down to learn how to maintain a healthy heart through diet, exercise, and several other easy lifestyle choices. How …

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Myths About Aging

Two senior women smiling at each other

Stereotypes about aging can be hard to ignore, as popular culture often portrays seniors in a less-than-flattering light. Consequently, many people are surprised to learn that their sunset years can be so rich, exciting, and fulfilling. So today we’d like to tear down a few of those misconceptions. Let’s unpack some of the most misleading …

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Easy Summer Crafts for Seniors

Senior woman crocheting at home

We may be approaching the end of summer, but there’s still plenty of time to make the most of the season. Not sure how to spend a hot Saturday afternoon? We’ve rounded up some easy summer crafts for seniors that are sure to delight even novice crafters. Grab the grandkids and a friend or two, …

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