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Common Senior Living Misconceptions About COVID-19

During the pandemic of 2020, everyone is modifying their lifestyle and day-to-day activities to remain safe and function within the guidelines set forth by our public health agencies. Older adults have to be particularly careful because they are part of the high-risk group that could encounter more serious health problems if exposed to COVID-19. Because …

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7 Tips to Improve Mental Health when Times Are Uneasy

In a time like this when unavoidable stressors enter our lives due to social distancing and sheltering at home, tending to mental health is paramount. These tips for maintaining good mental health for seniors will remind you to make positive thinking a major part of your everyday routine — and help you find meaningful moments …

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The Best Low Maintenance Plants to Start Your Indoor Garden

Creating a space where you feel relaxed, comfortable and at home is essential to overall wellness. And there’s no better way to boost your mood, promote your mental health and cultivate a beautiful home than with easy- to-maintain indoor plants. Filling your home with greenery is a snap with the right indoor plants for seniors. …

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How Spiritual Wellness Helps in Times of Uncertainty

Every phase of life has a spiritual dimension. For seniors, spirituality and spiritual well-being often take on greater meaning and importance. Faith in times of uncertainty through religion and spirituality now feels even more relevant with the presence of Coronavirus and COVID-19. Let’s review the fundamentals of senior spirituality and spiritual wellness for seniors to …

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Tips for Dementia Caregivers During COVID-19

Caregivers of dementia patients have a unique challenge and a heavy responsibility during the COVID-19 pandemic. People with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia may be at a higher risk for coronavirus, not because of their illness, but because of the behaviors and health conditions accompanying dementia. To help caregivers of loved ones with dementia …

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How to Boost Your Immune System: 4 Tips for Seniors

With all the recent talk on how important your immune system is during times of contagious viral infections, it’s important to understand how to strengthen the immune system. To get to the science, your immune system is a complex array of protective cells produced by the thymus, spleen, lymph nodes and lymphoid tissues such as …

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5 Hobbies for Seniors to Do at Home

We’re all thinking of good ways to use this time sequestered at home as a golden opportunity to expand our horizons and maybe learn something new. Hopefully you currently engage in hobbies you can do at home, but if staying close to home has cut you off from some of your hobbies, there’s still good …

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How to Use Technology to Keep in Touch with Your Loved Ones

Feeling isolated is a major concern while we’re all staying at home during this time. Being physically disconnected from your friends and loved ones while social distancing can take a mental and emotional toll. But thanks to the internet and modern technology, it’s easier than ever to stay connected from afar – even if you’re …

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Activities to Stimulate Your Brain While Practicing Social Distancing

Social distancing has changed the rules of personal contact for the time being. But even if you’re not able to get out to your yoga class or hit the links, that doesn’t mean you can’t stay inside and give your brain a good workout. As we age, it becomes increasingly important to make sure that …

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