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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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Activities For Seniors With Dementia
Oct17

Activities For Seniors With Dementia

Dementia can often cause seniors to withdraw from friends, family, and activities. While there is no cure for dementia, there are numerous things that you or your loved one can to do to treat the symptoms or slow down the process. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, Alzheimer’s accounts for 50-80% of dementia cases. While memory loss may start out mild in early stages, the disease worsens over time. Eventually, it can restrict a...

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6 Fall Activities For Seniors
Sep27

6 Fall Activities For Seniors

As the season of change approaches, it’s time for you or your loved one to change up their daily activities. Now that the heat is beginning to subside and the leaves are changing, it’s time to think about Fall activities for seniors that will make the autumn months more enjoyable. Just because we grow older, that doesn’t mean we still can’t have fun! With cooler weather, it’s a great time to enjoy some outdoor activities or, if you’d...

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Genealogy Research for Seniors
Aug25

Genealogy Research for Seniors

As one of the most intimate parts of our being, human DNA can provide an incredible amount of insight. As microscopic as it is, the chemicals encoded in each of our cells contain information that can tell us about where our ancestors lived in the past, what health risks we may face, and even the percentage of Neanderthal DNA we’ve inherited! Although ‘recreational genomics’ is by no means the most accurate way of learning about your...

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