Should Medical Providers Compete for Your Business?

If you need a major car or home repair, most likely you get two or more estimates for the work. Other than price, you may factor in the company’s reputation, convenience or time of scheduling the job, and other ...

 
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Self-Confidence Shown to Reduce Stress in Older Adults

When people are feeling confident, it shows. You see it in their posture and how they move. What might be surprising, however, is a new study showing that elevating self-confidence can make older adults healthier.
 
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Top 10 Fittest Cities in the U.S. for Boomers

Although spring may feel like a long way off with the winter we’ve had this year, some people may be already looking forward to getting out and exercising. For boomers and seniors over 50, it takes even more activity to ...

 
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5 Ways to Beat Those Winter Blahs and Blues

It’s not even the end of January and winter has been brutal here in the Midwest. Along with other areas of the country unused to constant sub-zero temperatures and snow, we’re all growing weary of being stuck inside, ...

 
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Arts Colonies for Seniors

Today’s senior housing offers a lot more than just puzzles and pinochle. Now, seniors who want to flex their creative muscles well into their golden years can take advantage of arts colonies cropping up across California – and hopefully soon ...

 
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Life Expectancy Linked to Location, Gender, and Race

We recently reported which states have the healthiest seniors (Minnesota, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Iowa, respectively), and have since discovered new data that reveals discrepancies in life expectancy based not only where you live, but also on race and gender.
 
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Americans Have No Desire to Live to Age 120

My paternal grandmother fit the stereotypical “grandma” mold. She was plump, always wore shirt-waist dresses with lace-up sensible shoes and her hair back in a tight bun. But her sweet look belied a wicked sense of humor. When she was ...

 
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CCRCs Are Dedicated to Wellness

When you’re searching for the best place for you or your loved one to grow old, you’re looking for more than food and shelter – you want a place where you can thrive for the rest of your days.
 
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Wellness Program Triples New Residents at Senior Community

A wellness initiative called the Vitality Program has not only focused needed attention on seniors’ highest health risk factors, it has tripled the sales of a Florida senior living community. As reported on SeniorHousingNews.com, North Florida Retirement Village, Inc. ...

 
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Are You Addicted to Caffeine?

Many baby boomers, seniors, and others cut back or give up caffeine for health reasons. Studies have proven it interrupts sleep and negatively impacts our health in other ways. Caffeine is also addictive, so much so that it now has ...

 
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