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“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity. It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a stranger into a friend. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today and …

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Respecting and Honoring Our Senior Citizens

Senior citizens have a lifetime of experience. They comprise a generation that has survived The Great Depression, World War II, Vietnam and The Great Recession. They have a lot to teach us about enduring change and handling life’s adversity.

Seniors Staying Safe During Winter Months

During the winter months, ice, snow and cold temperatures can make life challenging for anyone. Slippery sidewalks and cold weather can cause a wide range of injuries and illnesses, especially for senior citizens. Check out these tips for preventing common cold-weather dangers to seniors. 

The Benefits of Exercise on Cognitive Ability in Seniors

Researchers have found that a single session of exercise improves cognitive functions and working memory in some older people. In experiments that included physical activity, brain scans, and working memory tests, the researchers also found that participants experienced the same cognitive benefits and improved memory from a single exercise session as they did from longer, regular exercise.

Advances In Anti-Aging Research

Given the opportunity to live much longer lives, many of us might feel hesitant. After all, you might think, who would want to live an extra 20 years dealing with arthritis, dementia or heart problems? But what if those years could be filled with youthful vigor – or at least middle-aged comfort?

The Keys To Healthy Aging

Coping with change can be difficult no matter how old you are. The particular challenge for older adults is the sheer number of changes and transitions that start to occur. This includes children moving away, the loss of parents, friends, and other loved ones, changes to or the end of your career, declining health, and even loss of independence. It’s natural to feel those losses. But if that sense of loss is balanced with positive ingredients, you have a formula for staying healthy as you age.

Long-Term Care Options For Your Aging Loved One

Selecting a long-term care facility for your family member can be as difficult as accepting that it is needed. There’s a lot to consider, including: location, quality of care, medical and rehab services,  finances and insurance. Take time to learn about your options and get comfortable with your choice.

Ways Seniors Can Stay Active During COVID-19 Social Distancing

The coronavirus pandemic has turned life upside down for just about everyone, preventing people throughout the world from working, socializing, and performing everyday activities. Older adults — at a higher risk of serious complications from COVID-19 —are more likely to restrict their activities significantly to reduce their chances of contracting coronavirus.

Guide For Senior Citizens On Reopening During COVID-19

Public health experts offered advice to senior citizens and family members caring for aging relatives about staying healthy as businesses reopen. Their strongest advice: Regardless of the current phase of reopening the economy, seniors are safest staying at home.