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What to Expect When You Start Exercising

What to Expect When You Start Exercising

Declining muscle mass, as you may already be aware, is yet another part of aging. In fact, it begins as early as your thirties. Though other age-related issues such as mobility challenges, diminishing strength, and more difficult recoveries can make it harder to stay motivated as you reach your fifties and beyond, this doesn’t mean...

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5 Free Ways to Help Others Right Now

5 Free Ways to Help Others Right Now

If you’re like me, thinking about the seemingly endless problems facing the world today quickly starts to feel overwhelming. It can feel like there’s nothing you can do, especially if you don’t have tons of disposable income to give away. (And let’s face it, most of us are not and will never be billionaire philanthropists.)...

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When was the last time you replaced these common items?

When was the last time you replaced these common items?

If you do household shopping, you know there are staples you buy regularly if not every week. Maybe your staple items include things like toilet paper, eggs, and cereal—things you go through quickly. And then there are the items you don’t buy regularly. Maybe you needed an ingredient you normally wouldn’t use for a dish...

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11 Important Resources for Seniors

11 Important Resources for Seniors

Often, the older we get the more difficult it is to continue living on their own, but sometimes there are easy solutions that allow seniors to maintain their independence. However, seniors may not know these solutions exist, or how readily available they are. Here are the ten most important resources you need to know about....

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7 Ways to Boost Your Mental Health and Enjoy Retirement

7 Ways to Boost Your Mental Health and Enjoy Retirement

With each major milestone comes a scary amount of change. As we grow older, it’s difficult to predict what the road ahead will bring. It’s easy to let uncertainty prevent us from living our best lives. Despite fifty being regarded as “the new forty,” the onset of middle age can be daunting. Even so, this...

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How to Get Groceries and Supplies When You’re Stuck at Home

How to Get Groceries and Supplies When You’re Stuck at Home

If you’ve even glanced at the news lately, you’ve probably heard that the number of COVID-19 cases are on the rise in the United States. This means it’s especially important for older adults and anyone who has a chronic condition like heart disease, lung disease, or diabetes to take preventive measures against getting sick. COVID-19,...

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The Worst Foods for Digestion, According to Experts

The Worst Foods for Digestion, According to Experts

Most people have probably experienced it at one time or another: You eat a big burger or one too many french fries, and for the next couple of hours, you simply don’t want to move. You’re bloated and vow to never eat that much again.  These kinds of digestive issues are common enough that almost...

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4 Things to Remember if You’re Ready to Date Again

4 Things to Remember if You’re Ready to Date Again

As you get older, you may find yourself wanting to jump back into the dating pool. However, if you haven’t dated in a long time, this can be a major source of stress. If you’re nervous about starting to date again, there are a few steps you can take to make sure the process is...

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Skip the Gym and Try These Simple Exercises at Home

Skip the Gym and Try These Simple Exercises at Home

As you age, it’s important to continue to move your body in order to maintain balance and strength. Moving doesn’t mean you have to run miles a day or lift weights. You don’t even need fancy equipment—a pair of supportive shoes will work. there are many simple movements seniors can do daily to keep their...

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Independent Seniors Need to Know These Local Services

Independent Seniors Need to Know These Local Services

As we get older, it’s more common to experience health or mobility issues. When it becomes difficult to complete tasks without assistance, many seniors require outside help. If you’re able-bodied, there may be a lot of things you take for granted, like the ability to hop in your car and run errands, do household chores,...

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