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Take Small Steps to Improve Heart Health
By Leslee Jaquette, guest blogger Just taking baby steps toward heart health is a big step toward better overall health, says the American Heart Association (AHA) website. Kari Richie, health and fitness director at Springmoor , a senior living community in...
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Skin Health: Top 10 Tips Seniors Should Follow
By Anne Gill, guest blogger Polar vortex, artic blasts, plunging temps—it’s enough to make your skin crawl and certainly dry out. For seniors, colder weather combined with a loss of elasticity and fat in the skin and a decrease in oil and sweat production c...
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Avoiding the Blues in the Season of Red and Green
By Nicole Jovel, guest blogger Ann Burnside Love’s Top 10 list to help seniors beat the winter blues It’s wintertime and though some might call it “the most wonderful time of the year,” many seniors experience some level of winter blues. Fewer hours of suns...
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A Senior’s Guide to Battling Holiday Bulge
By Leslee Jaquette, guest blogger I recently lost control at the first Thanksgiving buffet, gorging myself on turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy as well as three kinds of berry pie with real, whipped cream! After my first holiday celebration, I –a personal t...
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From “For Sale” to “Sold” — Selling Your Home in Winter
By Sarah Koons, guest blogger It’s almost winter and the weather outside is frightful, but living in a senior community is so delightful! If you are considering moving into a retirement community, but own a home, don’t let Jack Frost deter you from proceedi...
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Passing Thanks: When to Give Your Possessions to Loved Ones
By Anne Gill, guest blogger We all know Thanksgiving is a time to give thanks and gather
with friends and family. For seniors looking to downsize, it’s also a perfect
time to pass on meaningful possessions or purge unwanted paraphernalia. “Many of us live i...
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Budgeting Your Time (and Energy) for the Holidays
By Nicole Jovel, guest blogger “My head could just buzz with all the things I’d like to do for my family,” said Ann Burnside Love as she thought about the upcoming holiday season. But Ann, founder and chair of Love & Company and resident of a suburban Maryl...
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Strength Training for Seniors – A Little Dab Goes a Long Way Toward Wellness
By Leslee Jaquette, guest blogger In the “old days” women were cautioned not to work out with weights for fear they would look muscle-bound like Charlie Atlas. Men, on the other hand, might forego weight training because they didn’t want to get “too big” an...
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Moving in Your 70s Doesn’t Have to Be Scary
By Sarah Koons, guest blogger Moving is intimidating! There’s so much to do, things to pack and that’s all just to get stuff out the door. When you add arthritis, aging knees, and muscles that just can’t lift as much as they used to, it’s easy to see how pu...
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Mythbusting: “CCRCs are filled with old people who are sick and dying.”
This is our final post covering Age Wave’s Five Myths & Realities of Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs). This myth is a bit more somber than some of the others, but it is equally important to talk about. The myth is “CCRCs are filled with old pe...
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