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Show a Little Love on Valentine’s Day

By Patricia Wuest Valentine’s Day does not have to be a strictly couples, romantic flowers and dinner affair. It can also be a day spent with family and friends. We’ve got two suggestions for you to plan with family and friends — a DIY project to do with grandchildren and a casual party idea for […]

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Choosing the Perfect Senior Adult Community for You

Are you considering a senior adult community, even though you’re not yet retired? The terms “senior” or “retirement” can be misleading. Often, as in the case of Lake Gibson Village, residents may not actually be retired. Many of these communities provide a variety of housing options catering to adult residents, allowing you to choose from […]

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New Year’s Resolution: Walk Off 10 Pounds in 30 Days

By Patricia Wuest When you want to lose weight, walking might not come to mind. But it can be an effective exercise, especially combined with healthy eating.  Every step you take burns calories, but if your daily strolls haven’t helped you lose weight, you may need to increase your speed. Sometimes, it’s nice to slow […]

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Home Sweet Community

By Patricia Wuest How do you know whether you can afford to move into a senior living community? For some senior adults, the decision can be complicated. You have to balance the rising costs of staying home against the monthly fees in the senior living community.  But for many senior adults, the positive benefits of […]

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Spread the Cheer

By Patricia Wuest he holiday season — whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa — is for spending time with family and friends and sharing what is beautiful, meaningful, and joyful. This year, why not also make it a time for spreading some holiday cheer for others in need?  Some will be celebrating the holidays […]

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Get Your Flu Shot

By Patricia Wuest In the United States, flu season occurs in the fall and winter, with the peak occurring from late November through March. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that people 65 years and older are at greater risk of serious complications from the flu compared with young, healthy adults because human […]

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Let Us Give Thanks

By Patricia Wuest How can you host a Thanksgiving dinner without fuss, stress and disasters? First, remember that while the day centers around the shared meal with family and friends, the holiday should be about spending time with your family and friends and giving thanks for what you are grateful for in your life. No […]

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Celebrate Autumn

By Patricia Wuest Autumn is a season of harvest and reflection in many cultures around the world. The traditional celebrations held this time of year can be religious or secular, but they all have one thing in common: they are marked by festivities that are fun. Here are some ways to celebrate fall!  Make traditional […]

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The Secret to Feeling — and Looking — Young

By Patricia Wuest There is no reason for senior adults not to love their age. Getting your rest, eating properly, exercising, and developing a positive attitude will not only make you feel younger than you are — you’ll look better too. Follow this simple advice to tap into your inner fountain of youth!  1) Get […]

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9 Must-Have Apps for Road-Trippers

By Patricia Wuest With these smartphone apps, your next road trip can be a walk in the park! Whether you’re looking for the nearest gas station or trying to avoid traffic backups, there’s an app to help. Roadtrippers: If you find being spontaneous stressful while you’re on the road, you’ll love this handy route-planning app. […]

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