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Activities for Seniors With Dementia
Jul23

Activities for Seniors With Dementia

Finding enjoyable activities for seniors with dementia is all about planning ahead and playing to one’s strengths. Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia can cause significant changes in a person’s ability to communicate and remain independent. Therefore, caregivers are often responsible for finding activities that will help improve their loved one’s quality of life as they age. Though challenging at times,...

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Senior Dating: 6 Exciting Date Ideas for Valentine’s Day
Jan31

Senior Dating: 6 Exciting Date Ideas for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is only a few weeks away, so it’s time to start planning how you will celebrate with that special someone. Whether you’re in a long-term relationship or getting to know someone new, dating as a senior doesn’t have to be boring. Here are some fun senior dating ideas that will make this year’s holiday unforgettable. Senior Dating for Life Partners After being together for many years, it’s easy to fall into the same...

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Reaching for Reality | VR for Seniors
Dec12

Reaching for Reality | VR for Seniors

Sometimes, no matter how badly you want to get out and do things, you just can’t get there anymore. Some seniors are restricted from their favorite outings because of physical restraints. Others are in nursing homes far from where their families live, and so they can’t be there for birthdays and holidays like they used to. Many are suffering from memory loss. But imagine if all of these aging people could experience new places or see...

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A Guide to Volunteering for Seniors
Feb05

A Guide to Volunteering for Seniors

Many seniors find that as they age, they have even more to give back to their community. Whether this is because they have more time after retiring or simply thanks to their wealth of life experience, many seniors find that volunteering is a rewarding way to spend their time. Volunteering for seniors is a great way to do good and feel good and you can do it by yourself or as a couple. That said, with so many opportunities out there,...

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Assisted Living Activities For Seniors
Jan03

Assisted Living Activities For Seniors

You might already have an idea in your mind when it comes to assisted living activities for seniors. Many picture a few tables in an empty room, with the drone of a bingo caller providing the background noise for idle conversation. Others might imagine that craft-night will highlight the month, with knitting and crochet stirring up loads of fun. However, assisted living activities for seniors have come a long way.  A variety of...

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Trick-or-Treat: Halloween Activities for Senior Citizens
Oct27

Trick-or-Treat: Halloween Activities for Senior Citizens

As the weather gets colder and the leaves start falling, all of the tell-tale signs point to the beginning of fall! October is coming to an end, and Halloween season is creeping up on us. For those of you who are excited about this holiday, we have a variety of Halloween activities for senior citizens that you can do with your family and friends. Whether you will be celebrating Halloween or not, it is also important to keep a few tips...

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