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Birthday

Celebrating Senior Birthdays

Birthdays are meant to be celebrated. Goofy hats, decorations, balloons, theme cakes, and ice cream are traditional party items. Quite a few of us, however, have begun to celebrate in more moderate ways. Duplication of earlier festivities has one thinking twice as a latest census predicts people over the age of 65 could number 77 […]
joints

The Importance of Healthy Joints in Seniors

Most recall the lyrics “your knee bone connected to your thigh bone; your thigh bone connected to your hip bone…” ad infinitum.  Joints are connectors of bones and provide the support and movement bones need. Healthy joints mean healthy bones and are important to a Senior’s Quality of Life. Over one-third of Seniors over the […]
memory

Activities for Seniors to Help Prevent Memory Loss

What was once deemed senile is now diagnosed as age-associated memory dementia, mild cognitive impairment, or dementia. Numerous studies show 40% of Seniors over the age of 65 will have some degree of memory loss. Only five to eight percent of this age group will progress to dementia or Alzheimer’s. Lifestyle: largely responsible for brains […]
volunteer

National Volunteer Week: Unique Ways to Volunteer in Your Community

Volunteer: verb, freely offer to do something. The Volunteer Hub reports volunteerism has saved the United States over $184 billion dollars with one hour of volunteerism reported to be worth $28.54. Women outnumber men in volunteer work, thirty percent are baby boomers, and according to an AmeriCorps report, people who volunteer over 100 hours annually are among […]
spring

How to Be Productive This Spring

A season promising warmth and fresh air breathes life into all who have endured the “gray” days of winter. Spring is a chance to be at our best and enjoy not only the change in weather, but a more positive Quality of Life. Do bodies and minds change with Spring? Of course they do! Science […]
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