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Gift Ideas for Seniors

The holidays are upon us! It’s time to hang your stockings by the chimney, decorate the tree, bake gingerbread cookies, and (of course) buy gifts for your loved ones. Do you need a unique gift for an older adult in your life? Our list of gift ideas for seniors will help you find the perfect …

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Fall Activities for Seniors with Dementia

With its brilliant gold and crimson leaves, its refreshingly crisp temperatures, and its beloved holidays, autumn is undoubtedly one of the best seasons of the year. Unfortunately, it also seems to go by far too fast. Make the most of these last weeks of autumn by exploring fall activities for seniors with dementia. Not only …

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Kansas City in the Fall

What’s your favorite thing about fall? Perhaps you adore the gorgeous leaves with their breathtaking shades of golden yellow, fiery orange, and scarlet red. Or, maybe you love the flavors of autumn: spicy cinnamon, warm pumpkin pie, and crisp apple. Or, is it the spooky spirit of the season that tickles your fancy? Whatever aspect of fall you like best, you can enjoy it in here in KC. There are so many wonderful things to do in Kansas City in the fall, and today, we’re going to explore just a few of the possibilities.

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Tai Chi for Seniors

This year, instead of yoga in the park, why not try tai chi? Once you learn about tai chi for seniors, you’ll wonder why you haven’t given it a shot sooner!

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Finding Purpose in Life

One of the best parts of your golden years is enjoying the perspective that your many years of experience have given you. You finally have the wisdom to not worry about the little things and focus on what matters. Once you learn how to do it, finding purpose in life as a senior is its own reward.

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Summer Activities for Seniors

Summer brings sunny weather and the longest days of the year. What can a senior do with all those extra hours on a beautiful day? These summer activities for seniors will get you off to a great start.

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Benefits of Socializing for Seniors

Are you a social butterfly? Or perhaps you’re more of a shrinking violet? Whether you find socializing easy or a little stressful, maintaining an active social life is crucial throughout your life — and especially during your golden years. Scroll down to learn about the benefits of socializing for seniors.

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How to Spread Kindness

If there’s one thing the world can never have too much of, it’s kindness. You’ll never regret being kind to someone, whether that someone is a friend, an acquaintance, or a complete stranger, and it’s always worth the effort. Even if you’re hoping to make a positive impact on the people around you, however, you might struggle to figure out how to spread kindness in your everyday life. Review our lengthy list of ideas for some inspiration!

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How to Make Friends as a Senior

For kids, making friends is often as easy as saying, “Hey, do you want to be my friend?” If the other kid says yes, you’re off and running! In adulthood, the process becomes more difficult for a variety of reasons. Adults have busier lives, more responsibilities, and established routines, and they tend to be more selective when evaluating potential new friends. Fortunately, in our sunset years, our lives open up again. Now that you have more free time, it’s time to expand your social circle! Scroll down to learn how to make friends as a senior. It’s easier than you might think! 

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