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Autumn Crafts for Seniors

colorful fall leaves
When it gets chilly outside, there’s nothing like a cozy autumn afternoon spent doing some fun things indoors. So pour yourself a big mug of your favorite tea, get out your box of art supplies, and prepare to make these ...
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Places to Visit in Nebraska

Scott's Bluff in Nebraska
Anybody who tells you there’s nothing to do in Nebraska probably hasn’t been to Nebraska. Yes, the prairies are different from coastal cities and seaside resorts, but there’s a lot of charm and fun to be found in the Cornhusker ...
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Card Games for Seniors

Smiling senior woman playing cards with friend
Are you looking for a fun way to stimulate your brain and spend time with friends and loved ones? Believe it or not, the answer might be lying in your game cabinet. You’ll see why once you try these card ...
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How to Write a Memoir

Senior woman typing on laptop, notebook beside her
If you thought only celebrities and professional writers were allowed to write memoirs, think again! Everyone has a story to tell – even you. While you may not sell a million copies of your memoir, you can create a priceless ...
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Easter Crafts for Seniors

Painted Easter eggs in a row on wood surface
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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How to Break Bad Habits

Two smiling seniors dressed warmly and holding hot drinks outside in winter
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

Smiling senior woman
“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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Easy Summer Crafts for Seniors

Summer spelled in clay letters, yellow background, wooden anchor and lifesaver
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

Two senior men smiling and hugging
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 Watercolor Paint

Watercolor painting of three pink tulips
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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