Health & Wellness

Gentle Exercise for Seniors

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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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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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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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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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Beat the Heat This Summer

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Are you feeling the heat yet? Summer is a wonderful season for many reasons — long and sunny days, plentiful produce, baseball games, pool time, barbeques, and so much more — but it’s important to remember that the hot and ...
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The Connection Between Mental and Physical Health

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“You’re only as old as you feel!” That old saying may sound a little corny, but there’s more truth than you might think. Understanding the connection between mental and physical health can show you why.
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Benefits of Socializing for Seniors

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When people talk about health, they tend to focus on things like nutrition, exercise, and regular visits to the doctor. While these are all essential, don’t downplay the importance of your social life. Last month, the U.S. Surgeon General released ...
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Creating a Safe Exercise Routine for Seniors

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Getting more exercise is one of the best things you can do for your mental and physical health. If you don’t exercise safely, however, you can get sidetracked by an injury before you really get started. Creating a safe exercise ...
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Spring Cleaning Tips for Seniors

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One of the wonderful things about living in a senior living community, whether you choose independent living or assisted living, is that you’ll receive assistance with daily activities like housekeeping. That doesn’t mean, however, that you should completely ignore the ...
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