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Top Amenities to Look for in an Independent Living Community

If you’re exploring senior living options, you probably know that independent living communities offer active seniors an easy, maintenance-free lifestyle. You can sit back, relax and … do what? After a lifetime of hard work, household chores and other obligations, you may not know how to answer that question. What will you do with your …

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10 Fun Summer Activities for Older Adults

The stereotype of the Pacific Northwest is that it’s cloudy and rainy all year long. But those who live here know that’s far from the case. In fact, during the summer, the weather around Seattle is some of the best in the country. To help you have fun in the sun, this blog post describes …

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5 Best Balance Exercises for Seniors

The number one way to prevent falls and increase your mobility is by improving your balance. Thankfully, the best balance exercises for seniors don’t require a gym membership. All you need is sturdy support and an area where you can safely move around. Just be sure to check with your primary care provider before you …

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7 Great Volunteer Opportunities for Seniors

Giving back through volunteering doesn’t just help people in need; it’s also great for senior health. Research has proven that seniors who regularly volunteer live longer, have less depression, and report fewer mobility issues, compared to non-volunteers. These benefits and others are why volunteering is so popular among older adults. In fact, according to AgingInPlace.com, …

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Benefits of Walking Every Day for Older Adults

Walking is something you probably do — at least a little — every single day. What you may not know is walking is actually one of the best exercises for older adults. In fact, you may be surprised to learn the health benefits of walking for seniors span both physical and mental rewards, supporting whole-person …

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5 Enjoyable Spring Activities for Seniors

Who’s ready to get outside and enjoy spring? Longer days mean more time to enjoy seasonal activities and celebrate with family and friends. Here’s a list of five simple, fun spring activities for seniors to help you welcome this lovely time of renewal and lift your spirits. Here’s Your Checklist for Springtime Fun Put out …

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Spiritual Wellness for Seniors

It’s no secret that we can live richer and more  satisfying lives if we have a habit of making healthy choices. Exercise and proper nutrition are always a good idea. As we get older, it also becomes more important to take steps to maintain our cognitive health. But more and more research is showing that …

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Health Benefits of Singing for Seniors

There’s something about music that makes us want to dance and, in some instances, even sing along. Whether you have perfect pitch, can’t carry a tune, or are somewhere in between, there are some surprising health benefits of singing for seniors that can help with physical, emotional and social health. This blog post will examine …

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Best Nutrients for Brain Health and Memory

The average human brain weighs 3 pounds and is about 2% of your total body weight, but it uses more of the calories you consume — up to 20% — than any other organ in your body. Because you literally are what you eat, a brain-boosting diet can help improve your brain function. That’s why …

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How Independent Living Provides a Healthy Lifestyle for Seniors

Independent living communities are uniquely designed to cater to active seniors and provide them with an all-inclusive lifestyle to thrive in retirement. If you’ve been doing your research, you probably know that most independent living communities make it easy for residents to eliminate the stress of homeownership while finding more time to explore hobbies, pursue …

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