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10 Outdoor Activities for Seniors

A woman helping an older man garden.

As we age, we need hobbies to keep us busy and fulfilled. Retirement communities offer a valuable advantage: the opportunity to participate in activities with fellow residents. Engaging in these communal activities can positively impact both mental and physical well-being, making socialization a vital aspect of the retirement experience. Many communities offer a great selection […]

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The Negative Effects of Elderspeak

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Communication forms the basis of human interaction, a connection that can transcend generations and build lasting relationships. Throughout life, we can find various forms of language and expression, each serving as a conduit for understanding and compassion.  When interacting with older adults and loved ones, it’s essential to have a compassionate approach. However, despite best […]

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What Challenges Do LGBT Seniors Face?

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Not every older adult has the same experience, and lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ+) seniors have faced specific challenges in their life that resonate through their retirement years. The world is changing for the better, but LGBTQ+ seniors have stories of stigma that may have affected their whole lives. LGBT seniors face higher […]

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Fun Things to Do with Elderly Parents

An elderly man with gray hair playing chess with his son.

Whether you’re looking to plan a memorable occasion or simply want to spend quality time together, finding fun activities to enjoy with your elderly parents can be a delightful experience. Fun activities you can do with elderly parents include rediscovering their hobbies, taking a walk down memory lane, enjoying cultural interests, engaging in a game […]

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7 Early Signs of Dementia

A senior male is touching his head with a gesture on his face of having a hard time remembering things.

It’s normal to have difficulty finding the right word or remembering where you put things as you age. However, persistent difficulties with memory, cognition, and ability to perform daily tasks may indicate something more serious. Dementia is a broad term for severe loss of memory, language, problem-solving, and other thinking abilities that interfere with daily […]

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How to Prevent Falls in Assisted Living Facilities

A group of seniors is exercising to strengthen their balance.

Mobility Safety in Senior Living Senior living facilities provide personal care services to support an active, meaningful lifestyle. Staying physically active is one of the best ways to manage your health needs at any age. Yet, independent movement can be challenging for seniors with mobility or health concerns.  So, what can seniors do to stay […]

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