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Benefits of Volunteering: How to Give Back in the New Year

January 1, 2023 | By

Every January, people focus on their New Year’s resolutions – goals and achievements they work toward in order to improve…

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Starting the Conversation: How to Talk About Assisted Living with Your Parent

December 22, 2022 | By

U.S. Census, by 2030, about 1 in 5 U.S. adults will have reached retirement age. If your parents are a…

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How Processed Foods Impact Brain Health

December 15, 2022 | By

There’s nothing more convenient than popping a frozen pizza into the oven for a quick dinner or grabbing a packaged…

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Managing a Parent’s Reluctance Over Moving to Senior Living

December 8, 2022 | By

Years ago, your parents might have said something along the lines of “Promise you’ll never put me in a nursing…

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Home for the Holidays: Signs a Loved One May Need Assisted Living

December 1, 2022 | By

During the holidays, families come together to celebrate the things that matter most. It’s a wonderful time to connect, share…

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5 Ways to Overcome Gym Anxiety & Get Active

November 22, 2022 | By

One common factor that can intimidate even the most experienced athlete or workout buff – going to the gym. Gyms…

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Healthy Eating: Less Sodium Doesn’t Mean Less Flavor!

November 15, 2022 | By

Salt plays a huge role in health problems like high blood pressure and heart disease, and according to the World…

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5 Dementia Questions to Ask Following a Diagnosis

November 8, 2022 | By

If you or someone you love has been diagnosed with dementia, the initial reaction is one of shock: it can…

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4 Tips for Hosting a Successful “Friendsgiving” at Your Retirement Community

November 1, 2022 | By

Thanksgiving is a holiday meant for sharing a meal with family and friends and practicing gratitude. However, it can be…

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4 Health Conditions with Dementia-Like Symptoms

October 22, 2022 | By

As we get older, it’s crucial to our health to keep an eye out for any signs of cognitive decline….