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Declare Your Own Independence this July

July 2, 2019 — One of the biggest fears people say they have about growing older is losing their independence, either due to illness, physical limitations, or simply an aging body that doesn’t perform as well as it used to. Freedom to live our lives the way we choose is part of the American dream. To ensure that we’re... Read More

Have Trouble Getting the Sleep You Need at Night? Take a Nap!

June 20, 2019 — Sleep is essential for optimum health, something we’ve discussed in this blog post. Numerous studies have demonstrated the importance of sleep for forming memories, reducing depression, and maintaining both emotional and physical health. And, as we grow older, sleep difficulties often increase. In a National Institute on Aging study of people age 65 and older,... Read More

Yoga Is an Excellent Way to Improve Your Health

May 20, 2019 — The ancient healing art of yoga has been around for millennia. Yoga began in India as a group of physical, mental and spiritual practices. Today, yoga has gone “mainstream,” used as a practical way to achieve better health and well-being. Health clubs, gyms and employers offer yoga as part of their fitness offerings. According to... Read More

Technology Keeps Seniors Connected to Family, Friends and Helpful Information

February 20, 2019 — While many believe that seniors tend to eschew advances in technology, two-thirds of adults age 65 and older use the internet, which helps many seniors stay connected to family and friends, an essential part of aging well. A study conducted by University of Exeter researchers concluded that adults aged 60 to 95 who received computer... Read More