March 4, 2020

6 Outdoor Hobbies for Seniors to Try This Spring

Spring is in the air! A new season is a great time to start a new hobby or pick up an old favorite. Hobbies, especially for seniors and retirees, provide an important source of activity, socialization, and enjoyment that improve quality of life...

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November 27, 2019

The 7 Best Retirement Hobbies for Creative Types


After retirement, you might discover that you have more time on your hands than originally expected. In order to fill that time, many seniors start exploring new hobbies and activities. But many common activities like golfing, traveling, and...

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May 20, 2019

Container Gardening for Seniors


There are a lot of great benefits to being a senior, but you may be dismayed when your mobility decreases. Retirement can also have you searching for hobbies to fill the time that don’t require an abundance of energy or time. While...

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August 7, 2017

Easy Indoor Gardening in Assisted Living

Gardening offers many therapeutic benefits to seniors; it acts as a stress reliever and lowers blood pressure. In assisted living where some seniors cannot access the outdoors as easily, indoor gardening offers you an opportunity to stay active.

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March 30, 2016

It’s Never Too Late to Find a New Hobby

With the gentle passing of time and as we grow in experience and maturity, we can sometimes find ourselves getting bored with the hobbies that we've been enjoying for many years. That’s not to say that the hobbies haven’t been pleasant, but at...

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December 9, 2014

Make Winter Fly By with Birding


Make Winter Fly By With Birding

 Did you know that small birds can lose up to 10 percent of their body weight in a single frigid night? Even worse, food and water are hard to come by. If you decide to start a little songbird love, commit to...

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June 25, 2014

Tee Time!


We thought it fitting to celebrate the season with a popular “TEE” time. For golf fans, it’s one of the best parts about enjoying life after retirement: more freedom to pursue the love of the game.

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April 30, 2014

Reminiscence Writing


If you have heard of reminiscence writing, you may know it has been linked to great therapeutic benefits for people with early Alzheimer's and dementia. But reminiscence writing is for everyone.

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April 30, 2014

Growing Plants Indoors - A Survival Guide for Non-Gardeners

One of the ways to smooth the transition to an Assisted Living Community is to bring green, living things inside.  Some facilities invite residents to share in common gardens on the grounds, which may satisfy your green thumb. But even with...
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