Skin Care for Seniors

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“The key is to age honestly and gracefully, and make it look so good everyone looks forward to it.” This quote from actress Emma Thompson is a great motto for anyone learning about skin care for seniors. Take care of ...
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How Much Sleep Do Seniors Need?

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Rumor has it that people need less sleep as they age, but rumors often get it wrong. How much sleep do seniors need? It’s an important question. After all, discovering that all your friends are getting by on just a ...
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Enjoy Your Winter at a Senior Living Community

Fall has officially arrived, which means that winter is right around the corner. Get ready for chilly temperatures, snow and ice, and lots of time bundled up indoors. If you’re not looking forward to shoveling the driveway and prepping for ...
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Causes of Dizziness in the Elderly

Senior woman on couch, holding hand to forehead, looking dizzy and distressed
Have you ever ridden on a carnival ride, like a merry-go-round? They’re a lot of fun, but sometimes you can feel a little dizzy afterward. Dizziness at the carnival can be a good time, but unexpected dizziness is a whole ...
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Fall Prevention for Seniors

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The idea of falling can be scary for seniors. However, you should know that there are plenty of things you can do to minimize your risk of falling and still stay active. Learn about fall prevention for seniors, and you’ll ...
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Is Walking Good Exercise?

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When you hear the word exercise, you might picture vigorous activities: running, jumping jacks, swimming, playing tennis, etc. While these high-intensity workouts are all great forms of exercise, it’s important to remember that they aren’t absolutely necessary for good health. Moderate-intensity ...
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Easy Summer Crafts for Seniors

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The start of summer ushers in warmer weather, longer days, and lots of delicious produce. Plus, summer gives the crafty among us plenty of opportunities to get creative. If you’re interested in exploring some new arts and crafts but you aren’t ...
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How to Cheer Up a Friend

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When you know someone well, it’s easy to tell when they’re having an off day. Your friend might be less talkative than usual, or less inclined to smile and laugh. You might find them staring off into space, as though ...
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How to Overcome Loneliness

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Too often, people shrug away loneliness as if it’s merely an annoyance. In reality, loneliness is much more than that. It’s not just about being alone. After all, it’s possible to feel lonely in the middle of a crowd. However, ...
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How to Watercolor Paint

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With its translucent layers of color, soft blending, and perfectly imperfect lines, watercolor painting is a truly unique medium. Unlike some other forms of art, such as pencil drawing, it requires the artist to lean into the unpredictability of the ...
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