Gentle Exercise for Seniors

When the weather outside gets frightful, exercising indoors is delightful. You don’t have to give up on your fitness goals because it’s getting colder. Learn about gentle exercise for seniors to ensure that you can keep moving no matter what ...
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Tips for Grandparenting in the Digital Age

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If you’re a grandparent, you already know that the world has dramatically changed since your childhood. Catching up with computers and smartphone technology can feel overwhelming, but it can also help you connect with your grandchildren in new ways. These ...
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How to Keep Your Heart Healthy and Strong

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Cardiovascular health is an essential priority for every senior to consider. But how can you be sure you’re doing everything you can to take care of your heart? Learn how to keep your heart healthy and strong, and you’ll be ...
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Fall Trivia for Seniors

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Trick or treat! Are you ready for Halloween? You might have your decorations up, but there’s nothing scarier than not having the right icebreaker at a fall get-together. Scroll down to explore some fall trivia for seniors. These autumnal fun ...
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Fall Activities for Seniors in Nebraska

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Autumn has arrived! The harvest season. A cornucopia of wonderful foods, traditions, and activities: apple cider, pumpkin pie, gorgeous foliage, football games, Halloween, Thanksgiving . . . what’s not to love? If you’re ready to celebrate the season with your ...
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The Mental Health Benefits of Laughter

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An apple a day can keep the doctor away, but what about the power of a good joke? Laughter is good for your body and mind, and using your sense of humor to keep things lighter can be a great ...
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How to Prevent Cognitive Decline

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You might be worried about cognitive decline in your golden years. However, you should know that there’s plenty you can do to maintain and even improve your cognitive functions as you age. Learn some strategies for how to prevent cognitive ...

The Joy of Giving Back

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“Goodness is the only investment that never fails.” This quote from philosopher Henry David Thoreau illustrates a basic truth about the joy that comes from trying to make the world a better place. For seniors who spend their golden years ...
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Exercises to Improve Balance

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Fortunately, there’s an easy, effective, and proven way to fight back against the risk of falling: exercise. Whether you have already suffered a fall or just want to be proactive about prevention, doing exercises to improve balance is a fantastic ...
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The Healing Power of Music

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Everybody has a favorite album they like to put on when it’s time to relax and have fun. But did you know your brain is also doing serious work while you listen to music, which can result in some great ...
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