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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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Tips for Decorating Your Senior Apartment to Make It Feel Like Home

When it comes to decorating a senior apartment, small spaces don’t necessarily mean big challenges. In fact, you can still embrace luxury senior living and flaunt your personal style in a right-size spaced home. These 12 tips for decorating small spaces and the best decor for senior living will help you maximize possibilities, make the …

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The Benefits of Senior Living Communities vs. In-Home Care

With senior care comes a unique set of terms and distinctions that can be confusing for older adults and their families. Aging in place. Home care vs. nursing home. Continuum of care. Community care vs. home care. When weighing all these options, what’s the best fit for your retirement lifestyle? Previous generations of seniors were …

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The Benefits of Volunteering for Seniors

How will I spend my time in retirement? It’s a question many seniors ask themselves. Many people find themselves compelled to continue the kind of meaningful work that has framed their entire lives up until retirement. Often times, volunteering for a cause you’re passionate about can be the most fulfilling – and healthiest – way …

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