Why You’ll Love Assisted Living in Florida

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Did you know that Florida is one of the top ten retirement destinations in the United States? Once you’ve learned why you’ll love assisted living in Florida, you might be ready to pack your bags, too! What’s So Great About Senior Living in the Sunshine State? Most people know that retirees love living in Florida because …
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Exploring Memory Care in Florida

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Do you dream of retiring to the Sunshine State as a senior? Don’t let age-related memory issues derail your plans. Florida is ranked the eighth-best place in the United States for community-based senior living, and one of the things that makes the Sunshine State a great home for every senior is the accessibility of memory …
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Benefits of Assisted Living

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Curious about assisted living communities? Whether you’re thinking about moving into one yourself or researching them for a loved one, you’ll be pleased to hear that modern assisted living communities offer more services and amenities than ever. Let’s explore some of the many benefits of assisted living.
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Gentle Yoga for Seniors

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Seniors interested in yoga may want to skim the study “Yoga for Healthy Aging: Science or Hype?” in the journal Advances in Geriatric Medicine and Research. It points out that there are now numerous, well-designed studies that attest to yoga’s ability to not only prevent cognitive decline but also positively impact balance, cellular aging, mental …
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The Benefits of Music Therapy for Dementia

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“The older the fiddle, the sweeter the tune,” advises an Irish proverb. While many suggest it’s a reminder that things often grow better with age, it can also indicate that seniors have a larger assortment of unique memories that are just waiting to be shared. That’s part of what makes dementia so cruel. By causing …
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Exercise and Aging: How Exercise Can Help You Age Well

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Have you ever heard that you’re only as old as you feel? It may sound like one of those old cliches, but there’s a lot of truth to it. Just ask seniors who understand the ways that exercise and aging intersect. What Do I Need to Know About Exercise and Aging to Age Well? Wouldn’t …
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Simple Games for Dementia Patients

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“Life is more fun when you play games!” Roald Dahl may be best known as a writer of young adult literature, but this quote is true for people of any age. These simple games for dementia patients can bring joy and companionship to your time together. Have Fun with These Simple Games for Dementia Patients …
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Nutrition Tips for Seniors

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By the time you reach your sunset years, you’ve likely seen quite a few shifts in the way society talks about nutrition. You might remember fads like the “Grapefruit Diet” in the ’70s, the “Liquid Diet” in the ’80s, the low-fat craze in the ’90s, and the Atkins Diet in the ’00s. Depending on the …
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The Importance of Managing Stress

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Stress is not inherently a bad thing. That mental strain can help you push forward, meet life’s daily challenges, and strive for your goals. A healthy dose of stress may make you smarter, healthier, and happier than you might have been otherwise. After all, if you were entirely relaxed, you might just let life pass …
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Florida Wildlife 101

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If you’ve always dreamt about retiring in the Sunshine State, what images come to mind when you imagine your future in Florida? Perhaps you picture gorgeous sunsets on a beach with glittering waves. Maybe you think about palm trees swaying outside your window. Or perhaps you focus on the food: delicious orange juice, fresh seafood, …
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