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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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Thriving in Volunteer Roles After Retirement

You’ve been in the workforce for decades. You’ve always wanted to volunteer but never found the time. Or perhaps you’ve volunteered in small ways such as a holiday contribution to the Salvation Army Angel Tree or donating a turkey to …

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Practice Yoga To Lower Blood Pressure

Practicing yoga calms both mind and body. A recent study found that 11 weeks of regular yoga reduced participants’ systolic blood pressure (an indicator of cardiovascular disease) by 33 points. Additionally, yoga for seniors can help to reduce other chronic …

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Like, Share & Retweet: Social Media Use May Improve Older Adults’ Cognition

An interesting new study explored the cognitive benefits of using social media. Half of the 34 participants age 65 or over (average age 76.5) attended a two-hour social media training session once a week for four weeks, while the control …

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Edenwald Residents Award $125,000 in Scholarships to Community Employees

59 employees receive scholarships at Towson senior living community’s 19th annual ceremony   Towson, Md. (July 31, 2019) – On the evening of Thursday, July 25, the residents of Edenwald, a senior living community in Towson, Md., hosted the 19th …

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10 Online Games to Reduce Stress

When you think of video games, what comes to mind? If you have grandchildren, you may be familiar with the popular game Fortnite, along with other titles that have earned poor reputations due to violence and adult themes. However, this …

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What are Daily Living Skills?

As you go about your daily life, you perform a variety of tasks. From taking care of your home to getting enough rest, engaging in proper hygiene, attending appointments and enjoying nutritious meals; everyday activities define quality of life. Most …

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