Gardening in your golden years:


May 07, 2018

Gardening in your golden years As Mary Poppins said, “A thing of beauty is a joy forever.” Many seniors know the joy of planting, tending, and benefiting from the literal fruit, flowers, and vegetables in a garden. Aging doesn’t have to diminish the benefits of enjoying the outdoor as a gardener. There are a few […]

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Spring cleaning from the inside out:


May 01, 2018

  When the weather begins to warm up, it’s natural to throw open the windows and clean up your home or apartment. But spring cleaning doesn’t have to only be for your house! You can use this wonderful time of year as an opportunity to do some spring cleaning on the inside by eating well. […]

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What is luck anyway?


Mar 16, 2018 , ,

The legend of St. Patrick is celebrated every year on March 17. Images of four-leafed clovers, leprechauns, and pots of gold decorate festive gathering places as revelers wish the “luck of the Irish” to one another. But do you really have to be Irish to be lucky? According to a video hosted on the YouTube […]

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Game on, Sports Fans!


Mar 01, 2018 , ,

March is the month for sports. The end of winter is in sight, plants begin to sprout, and the days become sunnier and warmer. In February, the two biggest sporting events drew millions of people to their television sets: the Super Bowl and the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Athletes prepare for these competitions their entire […]

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Bless Your Heart


Feb 25, 2018 , ,

February is often artistically expressed with cherubs and lace and little pink or red hearts. February is also American Heart Month, which is a perfect time to focus on the muscle central to a happy and full life, our hearts. Heart disease is a leading cause of death for men and women, according to the […]

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Your Real-Life Social Network


Feb 10, 2018 , ,

There are literally hundreds of ways to connect with people nowadays, thanks to technology. You can tweet, snap, like, post, share, and pin your way to connecting with possibly millions of people around the world in an instant. Those interactions can keep us occupied for a while, but they are different than the kinds of […]

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Joy in the Journey – Goal Setting for Seniors


Jan 12, 2018 , ,

According to Carrie Robertson, Research & Community Education, Chicago Methodist Senior Services, as stated in her blog post Goal Setting – Important at Any Age, “Adults that are in or approaching retirement might think they’ve already reached their destination, and therefore won’t really benefit from goals anymore. While you may have reached your retirement destination, […]

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