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4 Ways Traditions Help Us Stay Healthy and Happy

Health experts say that establishing and maintaining family traditions can boost overall wellbeing and vitality, especially as we age. “As children become adults and move out of the house or away, the family traditions that bind us can sometimes get lost in the … read more

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Six Tips to Prevent Falls for Older Adults

Few things are more important to older adults than their independence — being able to do what they’d like when they’d like. But independence can be fleeting. Something unexpected, like a fall, can change everything. That’s why it’s important for older adults and … read more

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Getting Active for Spring and Summer as an Older Adult

Adapting to the pandemic for the past year has made exercise and physical fitness difficult, but there are still ways to remain active. And with spring in the air, it’s the perfect time to get back outside and moving. For aging adults, physical … read more

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How to Avoid Bad Posture That ‘Sneaks Up’ as Shoulder Pain with Age

Shoulder pain in older adults often appears suddenly, as if caused by a sudden trauma or injury. But for many people, shoulder injuries are often the result of musculoskeletal conditions directly associated with aging and, more specifically, poor or weakening posture, according to Kitsap County … read more

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Age Safely with Your Home: 3 Home Modifications That Are Essential to Make

Many people think that aging means eventually having to leave your home. That is a reality for many, but it can be delayed significantly by making a few changes to your home in order to make it safer. Certain areas of every home … read more

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How Seniors at Home and in Retirement Communities Can Maintain Mental Wellness During the Pandemic

People of all ages are being affected by the global health crisis, but it is important to remember that the lives of older adults have been especially disrupted. After all, the opportunities to socialize, take various classes and enjoy an active lifestyle are … read more

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Life in Today’s Senior Living Community

The model of senior living has changed immensely in recent years from focusing on providing health services and assistance for those of advanced age and increased infirmity, to one that recognizes the desire and ability to maintain vitality at every age. While health … read more

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Christmas Presents for Caregivers

Christmas Presents for Caregivers to Give to Themselves

Holidays are stressful for everyone, but even more so for those who are caregivers to loved ones. Peter Rosenberger, author of “Hope for the Caregiver,” offers these great tips for caregivers to give to themselves for this holiday season and time of visiting … read more

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How to Support Alzheimer’s Caregivers During the Holidays

More than 16 million family members and friends are serving as Alzheimer’s caregivers in the United States. As families approach the holiday season, there are easy ways to support caregivers, ease the burden of caregiving and help make the holidays a joyous time … read more

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