Gardening Can Reduce Stress and Improve Your Health

In our fast paced world we are in a hurry all the time.  Whether it is making a doctor's appointment, meeting a friend for lunch or attending a grandchild's play, there never seems to be enough time to get where we need to be. 

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Don't Let a Trip to the Emergency Room Spoil Your July 4th Holiday

There is nothing more fun than joining in the July 4th celebration and enjoying the thrill of fireworks with friends.  However, take extra precaution to ensure that the exciting times don't turn tragic. 

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Tai Chi: Where Seniors Need to Be

We are all looking for creative ways to get an edge, but one of the best ways to sharpen our mind and body is being a part of a tai chi class. 

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Think Safety First When Working in the Yard

This is that wonderful time of year when many of us enjoy getting out and working in the yard. 

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Internet Safety Month Should Apply to Everyone

When it comes to internet safety, you can never be too cautious.  Whether you are 10 or 90, everyone needs to take extra precautions to ensure we remain safe. 

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5 Tips to Staying Young

Healthy living is important for people of all ages, but 94 year old Ella Kelley seems to have the perfect recipe for living a long life. Ms. Kelley says the secret to having an extended life is staying active.  After visiting with her for a few minutes, realized rather quickly she is truly a special lady and has the passion and energy of any 40 year old.

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Congress Must Take Action on Robocalls

If you own a cell phone or a home phone, chances are pretty good that you have been a victim of robocalls.  Many of these scam artists use deceptive tactics to try to manipulate older Americans into forking over their hard earned dollars or buying a product they don't need.  These guys are good and are very persuasive to get exactly what they want. 

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Guest Blog: Caring for a Relative Who Has Dementia

Dementia is the loss of memory partially or completely when certain diseases affect the mind. Dementia does not affect the memory only. Negative changes are experienced in judgment, reasoning, personality, health deterioration, and mood swings.

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5 Simple Ways to Protect Yourself From Your Computer

If you have owned a computer, you have probably experienced the dreadful feeling of panic when you believe your computer has a virus.  Personally, I have had it on several occasions and immediately fear sets in.  Fear of losing all your documents, fear of losing those treasured photographs, fear of losing your financial records.  These are some very anxious moments that can be tempered with a little preventative maintenance.

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Spring is the Perfect Time for Seniors to Enjoy These 7 Activities

After a long winter, springtime is the ideal time to revitalize yourself. The beauty of this time of year is that our climate usually allows older Americans to begin getting outside to participate in some of their favorite activities.  In addition to releasing stress, activities are a good way to build new relationships or discover a new hobby.

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