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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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How Your Attitude Affects Your Mind And the Body

  In the late 1970s, researchers did a fascinating study. They took eight men in their 70s for a five day stay at a retreat in New Hampshire. The men’s health was age-appropriate meaning that they

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The Fear of Falling

Whether we live 10 minutes, 10 miles or 10 hours away from aging loved ones, we worry a lot about their welfare. As spring time quickly approaches, we should pay close attention to the very real possibility

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Let’s Get Moving and Feel Better

Let’s Get Moving and Feel Better More and more seniors are finding the benefits of exercise and there is no age limit to moving and having physical activities. Sedentary lifestyle will take a toll for

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