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4 Tips to Make a Senior-Friendly Garden

Gardening is one of the most popular leisure activities.  For many, it can be relaxing, grounding, and emotionally fulfilling.  However, some seniors may feel that they have to give up their favorite hobby as they become less able to tend their garden.  Here are...

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If You Can Point, You Can Surf

From Facebook to email, from dot com to hashtag, the Internet can be an intimidating place for seniors.  But with advent of tablets, seniors can surf the web without as much trepidation.  Lend them your iPad or Kindle and point them to these websites...

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Three Common Myths about Dehydration

Summer is the time of sunshine, fun outside, and barbecues.  It is also the most common time of dehydration.  Here are some myths surrounding dehydration. “I’ll know if I’m dehydrated.” Many people think that the main symptom of dehydration is thirst, so they will...

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Simple Senior Home Repairs

Many seniors want to remain at home and maintain their independence.  However, if the senior’s home is in need of repair, it can become dangerous. Simple repairs and renovations can be made to better accommodate the senior.  Here are some simple home repairs to...

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Functional Fitness for Seniors

According to seniorjournal.com, many gyms are jumping on a new trend:  functional fitness for seniors.  Functional fitness focuses on endurance, core strength, flexibility, and balance – all essential for seniors to keep up with their activities of daily living.  The fitness centers usually offer these trainer-run...

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