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Aging in Place in Community: Health Benefits

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, visiting care centers and assessing financial resources. But there is another choice available to older adults. Benefits of Aging at a Life Plan Community Residents of a life plan or continuing care retirement community face any future health care challenges with community support and accessible services

Gear Up and Get Outside!

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, the latter which sells Patagonia, North Face, Columbia and other outdoor brands. Both outlets offer lots of expert advice too, like how to choose base layers and winter coats, even “how to go to the bathroom in the woods.” Good walking shoes or boots are always important, but especially in icy and cold

Older Americans Month: Celebrating Successes & Addressing Challenges

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president Donald Trump, 76. This month is Older Americans Month, which means you’ll be hearing a lot about the lives of older adults, both their successes and the challenges they face. According to the Administration for Community Living (ACL), which leads this national observance every May: “When

Webinar Series: Designing Your Best Day

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Your Best Day - Creating a Supportive Daily Routine”. The series is presented by Rebecca Donato, executive director of Vitalize 360, a national program developed by The Kendal Corporation and Hebrew Senior Life to engage, challenge and inspire older adults to live full, healthy, vibrant lives. Kendal

Coping with Anxiety During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Published: March 16, 2020 Washing hands properly and practicing social distancing – we probably have these and other prevention tools down pat so we don’t become infected with COVID-19.  But tips to stay mentally healthy in the face of this pandemic – well maybe our toolbox needs more tools

Contact Tracing: What and Why

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the time the patient was isolated. This includes people who were wearing a face covering, which is meant to prevent someone from transmitting the disease and not to protect someone from becoming infected. How do I know the contact caller is legit? Good question. According to the Ohio Department of Health

Dealing with Age-Related Hearing Loss

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, make sure you pick a spot with good lighting and acoustics, away from music and other distractions. Face the person and speak clearly, a little louder but not shouting. Do not hide your mouth, eat, or chew gum while speaking. Try to make sure only one person speaks at a time. And if you notice

The Benefits of Water Exercise

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facing up. Raise the forearms to the level of the water, keeping the elbows close to the body and the wrists straight. Then turn the barbells over so that the palms of the hands face the bottom of the pool. Push the hands down until the arms are straight again. Repeat 12 to 15 times or until you're

How to Practice Gratitude

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,” writes Dr. Michael Fishman. Even smiles of appreciation are hard to convey from behind a face mask. But there’s still lots we can do. Sending cards and letters is safe (or e-cards and emails). Along with telling loved ones how much we appreciate them, send a thank-you card to the local health or police