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August 30, 2018

4 End-of-Summer Activities in Michigan

 

The end of August brings a wind of change. The grandkids go back to school and the fall seems right around the corner. You may be thinking it’s time to pack away the shorts and sunblock and pull out the sweaters and candy corn. However, don’t...

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August 13, 2018

How Often Do Seniors Need Preventative Care Checkups?

Growing older doesn't mean it’s time to slow down. In fact, many seniors are speeding up and revising what it means to be a retiree. Preventative care works helps keep seniors active and avoid health problems: here’s what you need to know about...

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August 6, 2018

5 Stretches Seniors Should Know

Mobility is a critical factor for seniors to maintain their overall wellness and independence. However, for many older adults, preserving a full range of motion is no picnic. This is because muscles and joints weaken and range of movement...

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July 30, 2018

6 Apps Seniors Should Be Using

The stereotype that all seniors are technophobes, or just less able to understand technology, is simply not true–at least, not for most people. In fact, many companies are designing technology with specifically for the needs and wants of aging...

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July 24, 2018

Confronting Dementia

 

Confronting a loved one about dementia can be a daunting task. While increasing awareness of dementia symptoms has led to earlier diagnoses, many individuals and families fall into a state of denial. As a result, the disease is left to fester...

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July 16, 2018

How Has Technology Transformed Healthcare Access?

Advancements in medical technology have defined the practice of healthcare since a concept of healthcare has existed, from bandages to penicillin to MRIs. Today, we think of technology as digital, and it has permeated practically every aspect of...

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July 9, 2018

6 Ideas for Summer Fun with the Grandkids

Summer is in full swing here here in Michigan, and aside from the warm days and clear skies, summer means that the kids are out of school. Whether they’re around the corner or coming for a special visit, spending quality time with your grandkids...

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July 2, 2018

5 Essential Oils that Promote Wellness in Seniors

Scents and smells have a powerful effect on our minds. The smell of freshly mown grass might take you back to childhood summers, or cookies in the oven might remind you of the holidays. Our sense of smell is closely linked with the parts of the...

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June 25, 2018

5 Ways to Turn Ordinary Meals Extraordinary

When you think fine dining, you often think fancy restaurants, dress codes, and a hefty price tag. Making a night of a great meal is fun for a once-in-a-while treat, but eating extraordinary meals every night isn’t realistic. Right? Fortunately,...

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June 18, 2018

5 Staycation Ideas in the Midwest

Travel is fun, but there are so many things that can go wrong: lost luggage, flight delays, mixed up reservations, and more. If you are like many seniors, traveling to far and distant lands can be challenging. But what options are there for...

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