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Fun Facts About Spring

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What’s your favorite thing about spring? The sudden influx of green everywhere you look? The blooming flowers and blossoming trees? All the delicious produce that’s back in season, from asparagus, carrots, and peas to strawberries and rhubarb? Or maybe you ...
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Memory Games for Seniors

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Did you know that memory games can improve your cognitive abilities and your overall mental health? Why not have some fun and sharpen your skills with these memory games for seniors?

Easter Crafts for Seniors

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Easter is a holiday of spiritual joy, beautiful colors, egg hunts, and scrumptious food. It’s also a great chance to celebrate the return of spring, enjoying the emerging flowers, budding trees, and warmer weather. Welcome the Easter Bunny to your ...
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Why Is a Hip Fracture So Dangerous?

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A hip fracture may sound like a minor injury, but it can have a major impact on your health and well-being. Why is a hip fracture so dangerous, and how can you avoid one?
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How Do Compression Socks Work?

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Compression socks don’t make headlines at fashion week festivities. Models aren’t rocking them on the runways, and celebrities aren’t turning heads by pairing them with plunging necks at premieres. Despite the lack of attention, this hardworking hosiery is still worn ...
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Tai Chi for Seniors

Senior woman performing tai chi outdoors in spring
When you think about exercising, what activity comes to mind first? Maybe you imagine walking, jogging, swimming, strength training, pilates, yoga, or a sport like tennis or golf. But what about tai chi? Did you know that tai chi is ...
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How to Break Bad Habits

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How are those New Year’s resolutions looking? Many of us aim to get a fresh start in the new year, but too many people feel that if they fail to establish their new habits by the end of January, they ...
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How to Regain Self-Confidence

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“Self-confidence can be learned, practiced, and mastered, just like any other skill.” This quote from lifestyle guru Barrie Davenport is the secret to improving your self-esteem. Discovering how to regain self-confidence can be challenging, but you can do it once ...
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Why Flexibility Is Important for Seniors

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Are you wondering why flexibility is important for seniors? If you think that flexibility is about being able to wear brightly colored yoga outfits and smile while twisting yourself into a pretzel, it’s easy to understand why you might be ...
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The Benefits of Yoga for Seniors

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Don’t you wish there was a type of exercise that could make you stronger, more flexible, and more at ease with your body? An exercise with all the impact of a full-body workout, that’s still somehow as gentle as a ...
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