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How To Keep Your Mind Active as You Age

It’s no surprise that occasional forgetfulness comes with getting older. While losing keys or forgetting an appointment once in a while is normal, it’s important to know how to keep your mind active as you age. While we all know that it’s common to experience forgetfulness as we age, not

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5 Summer Activities for Seniors

With Memorial Day behind us, summertime is officially in the air. As temperatures begin to increase, now is the perfect opportunity to spend some time outdoors, especially for seniors. Not only is Vitamin D important for our physical functions, but spending time outdoors can help lessen depression and anxiety, and

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Stress in Older Adults: How to Recognize It and Reduce It

It’s no surprise that in the last few weeks, many people have been experiencing increased levels of stress due to the Coronavirus and the way it’s changed our daily lives. Stress in older adults can have a traumatic effect on the body and mind. In fact, long-term stress can result

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4 Financial New Year’s Resolutions

With the New Year right around the corner, now is the time to start making your resolutions for the new year. While many older adults choose to focus on health-related resolutions, January is a great time to reevaluate your finances and gain financial control for the coming year. According to

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Senior Drivers: 6 Ways To Stay Safe Behind the Wheel

As we age, certain conditions can make driving more challenging and might even become dangerous for some seniors. Changes in health like loss of vision and hearing, or a change in medications can affect the ability to safely and operate a vehicle. However, there are various precautions that can be

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5 Tips To Help You and Your Parent Cope with Parkinson’s Disease

Whether you are acting as a caregiver, or assisting your aging parent with daily tasks, finding ways to help them cope with their situation can be difficult, especially if they are diagnosed with an illness or disease like Parkinson’s. According to the Parkinson’s Foundation, nearly one million Americans live with

Pot of tea surrounded by oranges, lemons, ginger and other ways to boost your immune system in winter

How to Boost Your Immune System in Winter

Winter can be a difficult time for our bodies and immune systems. As the flu season begins, it’s important to strengthen our immune systems, especially for older adults. Consider implementing a few of these steps into your daily routine. By following these tips, you can help boost your immune system

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Joint Pain in Winter: 5 Remedies to Try

Winter is around the corner, and as temperatures begin to change many older adults who suffer from arthritis or osteoporosis might notice an increase in pain. While some practitioners don’t believe there is a link between joint pain and cold weather, other researchers argue that as the pressure in the