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How to Find Peace in Your Sunset Years

If you’re wondering how to find peace in your sunset years, you may find the idea of turning to a tradition that spans centuries and cultures appealing. According to Mayo Clinic, meditation is a form of complementary medicine that can bring you peace, calm, and balance, benefiting both your emotional well-being and overall health. Is the idea of sitting still and trying to clear your mind a turn-off? Don’t panic. There are several types of meditation, including dynamic moving meditations.

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Benefits of Being Outdoors

Did you know that spending time outside can provide a boost to your mental and physical health? Summer is the time for outdoor fun, but that fun doesn’t have to end now that autumn is coming. There are lots of benefits of being outdoors regardless of the season. 

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The Benefits of Assisted Living with Memory Care

Assisted living brings up a lot to consider for any senior. If you’re contemplating a transition into assisted living, you may be curious about the kinds of support that will be available to you. For seniors that are looking for help with memory issues, it’s a good idea to explore assisted living with memory care.

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Why Sunglasses Are Important

“My future’s so bright, I gotta wear shades!” This old song lyric is fun, but it’s also good advice. Whether you’re looking into a bright future or just getting ready to go out on a sunny day, you’ll be better off if your eyes are protected. That’s why sunglasses are important if you want to get the most out of the summer.

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Summer Trivia for Seniors

We’ve reached the dog days of summer, my friends. Enjoy the late sunsets, warm temperatures, and fresh watermelon while you still can. And why not bust out some summer trivia for seniors while you’re at it? These interesting facts and tidbits can spice up any conversation. Plus, you never know – they might pop up in a round of Trivial Pursuit!

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Summer Health Tips for Seniors

Summer is many things – sunny, exciting, fun-filled – but it’s also undoubtedly hot. And believe it or not, the way our bodies age can make us more vulnerable to the effects of heat. The good news is that there are things you can do to mitigate those issues and get back to enjoying this time of year. Learn some summer health tips for seniors and you’ll be having fun in the sun again before you know it.

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Stress Management for Seniors

Stress is an inescapable part of life. After all, it’s anything that causes a sense of hardship or strain, and very few people get through life without experiencing something that makes them feel pressured. Whether it’s thinking about friends or family members, managing your health, handling your finances, or dealing with change, there’s a good chance that something in your day will leave you feeling stressed. Thankfully, there’s no age limit on managing stress well. In fact, stress management for seniors can be highly effective.

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The Household Model of Senior Living

For many of us, our home is our sanctuary. Having to leave that sanctuary to get the support we need as seniors can be a difficult transition. What if you would benefit from assisted living, but you don’t want to live in a traditional senior home environment? The Household Model of senior living might be the perfect fit.

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The Difference Between Dementia and Alzheimer’s

When discussing cognitive decline in seniors, it’s important to avoid stereotypes and generalizations. One misstep you should work to avoid is using the terms “dementia” and “Alzheimer’s” interchangeably. So, what’s the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease?

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