Beauty Tips for Senior Women

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Over time, many factors such as sun exposure, lifestyle habits such as smoking, diet, and genetics all factor in when it comes to beauty. As a result, the way you do your makeup changes as you get older. You focus on minimizing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, exfoliating, protecting your skin, and finding the perfect shades of makeup … Read More

10 Ways to Beat the Heat and Still Enjoy the Summer Months

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  Warmer weather is here and that means more opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors, but it also means that scorching temperatures are right around the corner. It’s important to be mindful of the weather when planning what to do for the day. There are many activities that you can take part in whether you are inside or outside. You … Read More

3 Tips for Talking to Aging Parents about the Future

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If we’re lucky enough to have parents who live to an old age, we may also be unlucky enough to need to have some pretty uncomfortable conversations with them about aging and plans for future care. Though discussing heavy topics such as illness, loss of mobility, and after-life plans are no one’s picnic, there are a few things you can … Read More

Quick Tips to Keep Your Mind Sharp

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According to a recent report and the Reader’s Digest, if you’re happy you make better decisions and remember more! Put a little more happiness into your life and you’ll find that your mind is sharper than ever. Here are a few quick tips to keeping your mind firing on all cylinders. Most of these tips you’ve probably heard a time … Read More

Defying the Senior Myths

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Whoever said that it’s all downhill after fifty obviously never heard of Betty White. At age 93, Ms. White is still actively enjoying television and comedic success. According to some stereotypes, a woman of 93 should be hunched over in a recliner with a broken hip, grumpy and alone with only her knitting needles as company. Is that the inevitable … Read More

Invest in Yourself in 2015

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For many, the New Year represents a time of renewal and an opportunity to take inventory of one’s day-to-day habits. New Year’s resolutions can be small and simple, such as doing a daily crossword puzzle to help stay sharp, or they can be deeply personal, like reconnecting with an estranged loved one. Whatever the size or complexity of your resolutions, … Read More

Spreading Holiday Cheer: Celebrating with Seniors

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The transition from life in one’s own home to moving into an assisted living environment can be especially hard around the holidays. Memories from seasons past may bring about a woeful nostalgia for seniors and their loved ones that challenge the joy of the season. But, just because some things have changed, doesn’t mean happy new memories can’t be made. … Read More

Breast Cancer and Aging

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As you may know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. What you may not have heard is that the risk of developing breast cancer increases greatly with age, making seniors the most likely age group to develop the disease. What are the risk factors, and how does cancer treatment in seniors differ from that of younger people? Having an immediate relative … Read More