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Keeping Your Brain Fit as a Senior

Aug 8, 2019, 3:12 PM

While physical fitness is certainly important, keeping our brain fit — especially as we age — is key to leading our best life. Today, our goal isn't simply to reach our 80s or 90s, but to stay mentally sharp so we can be active and enjoy those extra years.

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Millennials Are Providing Elderly Care

Jul 8, 2019, 3:37 PM

We often have a stereotype of the typical millennial (someone born between 1981 and 1996). This generation is often portrayed as technology-fixated, self-absorbed and focused mainly on relationships on social media.

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How to Find The Right Senior Living Community

Jun 28, 2019, 3:45 PM

Like so many adult children, you may have noticed changes in your aging parent(s) that may indicate a change in their living situation is needed. For many families, finding the right senior living community is an ideal option

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Talking with Aging Parents about Downsizing

May 1, 2019, 3:16 PM

Susan is a typical adult child who is worried about having a conversation about downsizing with her aging parents. “For years I wanted to talk about it but they clearly didn’t,” explains Susan, age 59.

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5 Fun Spring Activities For Seniors

Apr 12, 2019, 2:48 PM

Now that winter has officially come to a close, there are signs of revitalization and optimism all around New England. The grass is starting to look greener, birds are chirping and the outdoors is just calling out to us. The fair weather is a terrific opportunity for seniors to get out and add some spring into their step.

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