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Healthy Hobbies: The Benefits of Bike Riding for Seniors

Even if you haven’t hopped on and pedaled a bike in a while, you’ll find it easy to get back in the flow. What better reasons are there to get back on a bicycle than enjoying the breeze on your skin and the feeling of autonomy? Well, there are many benefits of bike riding, putting …

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The Benefits of Lifelong Learning for Seniors

Despite what you may have heard, the ability to learn new things doesn’t diminish with age. If anything, the potential for learning continues to expand. That’s because your brain never stops growing as long as you continue to use it. So stay curious and continue challenging the way you think. The benefits of lifelong learning …

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The Best Diet for Seniors

The best diet for seniors is one that provides all the nutrition their body needs. A good place to start is with these recommendations from the USDA’s Dietary Guidelines for Americans: Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables Choose healthier sources of protein such as fish, chicken, nuts and beans Substitute whole grains for refined grains …

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Stress Management Activities for Seniors

Navigating Bumps in the Road Stress is a normal part of life. However, as bodies age, coping with stress isn’t as easy as it used to be. Resilience to stress is a complex, orchestrated response, reliant on a robust immune system, heart health, brain fitness, and other physical and mental factors. As lungs, heart and …

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How to Use Technology to Keep Grandchildren and Grandparents Connected

  New Ways to Connect Face-to-face visits are not always an option these days, but thankfully, long-distance relationships are easier than ever to maintain. Where phone calls or letters were once the only things to do with grandkids, grandparents can now interact with them in countless imaginative ways. Technology makes the difference, of course — …

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How to Take a Virtual Tour of Senior Living

Technology continues to provide brilliant new answers to old problems. Many seniors are looking for new ways to determine how to choose a senior living community. One smart way communities like The Heritage at Brentwood® are accommodating those seniors and their families is with virtual tours and appointments. Though this is a very practical solution …

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