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What Are the Benefits of Senior Condos?

If you’re considering moving into an active retirement community, this article can help you decide whether or not a senior condominium is right for you. Senior condos have specific advantages, including property ownership without home maintenance responsibilities, options to remodel or redecorate and much more. Here are a few of the…
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6 Brain and Health Benefits of Painting

Keeping your mind and body sharp is important throughout our entire lives, but it becomes even more important as you age. While staying physically fit is important for your health, finding a creative outlet keeps your mind strong while also expanding your horizons. Painting provides a fun, new hobby that…
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The Ultimate Healthy Grocery List for One

Few experiences can be as complex and challenging as grocery shopping. Add to the dizzying number of aisles and products the difficulty of getting just the right amount for one—everything you need for the week, but not so much that it spoils—and it’s easy to become frustrated. It doesn’t need…
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Pool Exercises for Seniors

Department of Parks and Recreation Regular exercise sometimes does more damage than good in older adults that suffer from arthritis, strained ligaments, or other medical conditions. The added stress on the body causes aches and pains that often last for days. Stay in shape while preventing further injury by trying…
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Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

Summer can be a dangerous time for anyone because of heat and overexposure to sun, but older adults are especially susceptible to these summertime issues such as dehydration, skin damage, and other health risks from excessive heat. Keep yourself safe this season. Follow these summer safety tips for seniors to…
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Yoga for Seniors: 7 Amazing Benefits for Mind and Body

Yoga is often viewed as an activity for the young and flexible. Yet the benefits make it an outstanding form of exercise for older adults as well. Combined with a healthy diet, yoga can help you stay physically and mentally sound for years to come. If you are looking for…
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Running for Seniors: How to Train for Your First 5K

Exercise slows the aging process and keeps you feeling strong, but without a definitive goal, it is easy to lose enthusiasm for exercise. Keep yourself motivated by registering for an upcoming 5K (3.1 mile) race in your area.  Running a 5K race is a realistic goal that can motivate you…
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Top 10 Best Cooking for One Resources

As you get older, cooking large meals becomes less necessary. Learning how to cook smaller portions saves you money and prevents leftovers from spoiling in the fridge. Cooking for one is a skill that every active, independent adult should master, so we have put together a list of the ten…
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8 Tips for Keeping your Mind Active

Physical fitness is important for older adults, but mental agility can be just as important for maintaining an active lifestyle. As you age, your memory may decline for a number of reasons. The body’s natural aging process causes signals to the brain to fire more slowly or be lost altogether.…
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