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Therapeutic Delight

By |2016-11-28T16:47:24-06:00April 19th, 2013|Categories: Senior Care, Tips and Advice|

Recently, I took a course that focused on life writing and was surprised by the therapeutic benefits it offered. For me, life writing felt a lot like journaling, and I found it to be exceptionally reflective.

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Tips to Stay Fit

By |2016-11-28T16:47:28-06:00September 12th, 2012|Categories: Exercise and Fitness, Senior Care, Tips and Advice|

Each week, I applaud my grandmother for attending a local exercise class. Though the social aspect is the draw, the benefit is a healthier self. Recently, I was given the chance to observe the class and interview her instructor Al Schmidt, an entertaining man with a passion for staying fit.

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Surfing the Web Doubles Brain Activity in Older Adults

By |2016-11-28T16:47:28-06:00August 31st, 2012|Categories: Health and Medicine, Senior Care, Tips and Advice|

Recent scientific discoveries have uncovered a host of peculiar habits that are now deemed good for your health. Behaviors such as surfing the web, chewing gum, or simply looking through old photos have been proven to improve some aspects of your health.

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Remember Radio Theater?

By |2016-11-28T16:47:32-06:00May 21st, 2012|Categories: Entertainment, Senior Care, Tips and Advice|

In the 1940s, the radio-play (now seemingly forgotten) was a common pastime in America. Many of our greatest fantasies, fears, and struggles were broadcast 24 hours-a-day directly into our homes. We closed our eyes, soaked up the words of our favorite heroes and villains, and shared their journeys with our families and friends.

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