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Meet the Wagner’s!

We moved into Edenwald just 4 months ago and have not regretted our decision for one single moment.  For years we talked about taking the bull by the horns and moving to a life care facility while we had the …

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Meeting Your Nutritional Needs as You Age

There’s no question about it: Our bodies change as we age. In turn, seniors have very different nutritional needs than teenagers, children, and even middle-aged adults. Age-related changes can affect how your body processes food, which influences your dietary needs and affects …

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Why Wellness Matters: The Importance of Wellness Programs in Senior Living

Great news: We’re living longer. In fact, for the first time in history, residents of high-, middle-, and low-income countries are likely to live to 60 years of age and beyond. Longevity is one of the greatest achievements of our …

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Researching Doctors Online? Here’s How To Do it Right

Website ratings and reviews matter to older adults, research shows. Older adults are searching for health care providers the same way many Americans shop for vacation rentals, home contractors and restaurant reservations: online. Nearly half (43 percent) of adults ages …

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Glass Half Full: Optimism Linked to Long-Term Health

Expecting good things to happen may prove true when it comes to health. A recent study examining the relationship between dispositional optimism and healthy aging among older adults found that optimism has benefits for multiple dimensions of health. Data came …

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From Downsizing to Rightsizing: A Practical Guide to Parting with Possessions, But Not Memories

Moving is stressful regardless of your age. But for seniors who have lived in the same place for years or decades, the process can be especially emotional and physically challenging. Packing up lifelong belongings and heading to an Independent Living, Assisted Living or Memory …

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Retire To A Community You Love

Deciding where to retire takes more consideration than opening a map, closing your eyes, and letting your finger be your guide. But no matter where you end up, your destination should put a smile on your face and a gleam …

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How to Stay Active in the Winter

When the weather is pleasant, it’s easy to take a quick stroll outside or get your exercise in by raking leaves or walking the dog. But as the days turn colder, it can become more difficult to get out and …

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A Pattern of Inner Peace

The repetitive needlework of knitting induces a relaxed state similar to that achieved through meditation or yoga. It’s no surprise that knitting and crocheting can lower heart rate and blood pressure and stress levels. However, unlike meditation, craft activities result …

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Another Benefit to Going to Museums? You May Live Longer

Numerous studies have shown that art and music can help soothe chronic pain, stave off symptoms of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease and accelerate brain development in young children. Now, there is evidence that simply being exposed to the arts may help people live longer. Researchers …

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