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Activity Books for Seniors

senior woman using magnifying glass to play sudoku in activity book

Sure, it’s important to stay physically active and fit during your golden years — but staying mentally active is just as important. Luckily, activity books are an easy way to work your mental “muscles” from the comfort of your couch. Activity books for seniors play a crucial role in enhancing mental stimulation, cognitive function, and …

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The Benefits of Memory Care Communities

Three generations of women sitting together, looking at album

If you think every assisted living community is the same, think again. There are many different types of senior living communities, including ones created to support seniors through significant life changes. Memory care communities can be a perfect home for seniors who need additional support while they’re learning to navigate the effects of age-related memory …

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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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How to Stay Safe When Shopping Online

Senior woman looking at laptop carefully with a serious expression

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

Senior woman happily opening cardboard box

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

Two seniors with dog outside in autumn

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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The Power of Forgiveness

Senior woman touching hands to her chest, looking pleased

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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