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4 Reasons to Love Pomegranates

4 Reasons to Love Pomegranates

November is National Pomegranate Month, and what better way to pay homage to this nutrient packed fruit than to share with you a few health benefits of this essential super food.

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5 Steps to Skin Safety in Warmer Months

5 Steps to Skin Safety in Warmer Months

Ah, summer’s almost here. Memorial Day cook-outs. Swimming in the pool. Lounging by the lake. If you’re a caregiver, you might be splitting your time between providing support for an aging parent and keeping an eye on your teenagers. On these busy days, skin safety isn’t necessarily on your mind.

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5 Ways to Strengthen Older Bones

5 Ways to Strengthen Older Bones

Did you know? Over 200 million people worldwide suffer from osteoporosis, a disease which makes the bones brittle, fragile, and prone to break. 

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A Resident Recipe for Homemade Banana Bread

A Resident Recipe for Homemade Banana Bread

Is there anything better than a slice of homemade banana bread?  Our resident Doris Pyatt shares with us an unforgettable banana bread recipe, passed down from her mother!  

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Best Pets for Keeping Seniors Happy and Healthy

Best Pets for Keeping Seniors Happy and Healthy

The evidence is in! According to a University of Missouri study, older adults who own dogs enjoy better health. And the stronger the bond between the senior and their dog, the greater the health benefits are.

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Gardening in Retirement Years

Gardening in Retirement Years

If you are a senior who enjoys gardening or the adult child of an older gardener, you’ve no doubt witnessed the benefits of this favorite pastime. The hobby can have a positive impact on gardener’s mental and physical well-being.

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Heart Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Heart Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

A box of chocolates is often a received gift, but tends to have a negative connotation for some.  However, the Cleveland Clinic has unveiled some heart health benefits of dark chocolate.  

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How Hearing Loss Impacts Independence in Older Adults

How Hearing Loss Impacts Independence in Older Adults

More than 33 percent of older Americans between the ages of 65 and 74 have hearing loss. And 50 percent of those 75 and up suffer from some level of deafness, according to the National Institute on Deafness and other Communications Disorders (NIDCD).

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How Older Women Can Beat Aging Stereotypes

How Older Women Can Beat Aging Stereotypes

The feminist movement has taken great strides since the 1960s, but older women still face a number of hurtful and harmful stereotypes.

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How to Maintain Your Weight This Holiday Season

How to Maintain Your Weight This Holiday Season

The holidays are upon us!  The glamour and excitement of the season is surrounded by lavish menu selections which leads many of us to worry about gaining extra weight.

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