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Top 6 Reasons Why You Should Be Journaling

This article was posted on Seniors Guide Online. Journaling means keeping a record of your thoughts and activities. However, while journal keepers may focus on the present and record daily events, journaling

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Why Functional Fitness is Important for the Female over Fifty

This post was written by By Dr. Eno Nsima-Obot and shared on Women Living With Diabetes When it comes to living into our golden years, I have become more present to a concept I have fondly coined functional

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Can you boost your memory by walking backward?

Article originally posted on Harvard Health Publishing/Harvard Medical School. A study shows that moving in reverse may help with short-term memory. Lost your car keys? Instead of retracing your steps,

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Tips for planning a holiday with seniors

Whether we are young or old, age is no barrier to travelling as long as we are fit and healthy. But when planning a holiday with seniors, be mindful that they have different needs and are unlikely to

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Late-Blooming Artists: Musician, Painter, Writer

My curiosity about aging and artistic interests started as academic. Soon, I had a personal interest developing my own artistic self. I wondered what life would look like without my profession. Working

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When Older People Walk Now, They Stay Independent Later

Millions of older people have trouble walking a quarter of a mile, which puts them at high risk of losing their mobility, being hospitalized or dying. But it’s hard to get people who are already

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What’s the Biggest Concern for Aging Adults?

Do you know what is the No. 1 cause of injury to aging adults today? Falls. Falls result in the most emergency room visits for people as they get older. And once a senior has taken one spill, they live

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Will Your Aging Loved One Be the Next One to Fall?

It is not unusual for a new Keeping In Touch Solutions subscriber to be the victim of a recent fall. All of a sudden they get sidelined from a broken bone and their families get more concerned that they

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3 Benefits to the Daily Constitutional and Other Daily Habits

For years I wondered what a daily constitutional was. I heard it in movies and oblique references in adult conversation and for some reason pictured an early 19th century man twirling an umbrella while

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4 Ways to Make Exercise Fun for Seniors

Okay, okay, okay. Every senior has heard (again and again and again) that they have to exercise. The experts suggest 150 minutes a week. Aerobic activity and muscle-strengthening activity are what is traditionally

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