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Category: Active Retirement

Staying Healthy Over 65 with Exercise

Staying Healthy Over 65 with Exercise

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Adults 65 and over need two types of physical activity to stay healthy or to improve their health: aerobic exercise and strength exercises. If they are generally fit and have no health concerns that limit mobility, seniors should try to….

Tips for Older Adults in Selecting Healthy Foods

Tips for Older Adults in Selecting Healthy Foods

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As we get older, it is particularly important to select foods that supply the correct balance of nutrition to the body. A healthy diet can help fight or avoid infection and disease and keep you active. Here are some things….

Improving Balance and Preventing Falls Go Hand-in-Hand

Improving Balance and Preventing Falls Go Hand-in-Hand

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Falls are the number one cause of injuries in older adults. Even a simple fall can result in a broken wrist or arm, a hip fracture or serious head and brain injuries. According to the Center for Disease Control and….

Ten Tips for Managing Medications

Ten Tips for Managing Medications

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If you take medication, especially more than one, it is easy to miss a dose or to mix up which one to take when. If you are caring for someone else, it is particularly important their medications be managed properly…..

Safe Driving for Seniors

Safe Driving for Seniors

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There is one thing about getting older that cannot be argued:  As we age, our driving abilities change. They may be compromised due to factors including slowing motor functions, hearing impairment, vision issues, and/or medications that can influence driving capabilities….

You Make Me Feel So Young…

You Make Me Feel So Young…

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Experts agree that efforts to stay young begin in the mind. Not being stressed about each new gray hair or wrinkle goes a long way toward a youthful outlook. Be active. Enjoy each day and the new adventures that may….

How to Stay Active after Retirement

How to Stay Active after Retirement

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Retirement age varies from person to person, but the U.S. Census Bureau estimates the average for American men and women is 63. There are many factors determining when a person can retire and what their health and lifestyle will be….

Staying Social in Independent Living

Staying Social in Independent Living

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Everyone experiences change and the challenges that come with starting over or transitioning to a new phase in life in different ways. No matter your age, moving to a new environment and starting over in a new community can be….

Winter Moving Tips

Winter Moving Tips

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Moving from one home to another is never without challenges, but moving during the winter months can present some additional difficulties. Cold weather, snow and ice can make moving boxes and furniture and driving a moving truck more challenging. If….

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