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Finding Love For the First Time…

By Terri L. Jones It’s Never too Late to Find Love for the First Time Around Several months ago I wrote about finding love for […]

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Famous People with Alzheimer’s Disease

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 5 million Americans are living with the disease.  While there is a difference between normal memory loss from […]

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Planning for a Debt Free Retirement

Tips for an attainable Debt Free Retirement Everyone should work toward being debt-free by the time they retire. Freedom from all outstanding monthly payments (mortgages, […]

Posted in Active Adult, Legal, Retirement Planning

What to Ask When Visiting a Retirement Community

For some, moving to a retirement community is a well-planned and researched life change.  For others, the decision to move to a retirement community may […]

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Why Get Checked for Alzheimer’s

The Alzheimer’s Association advises everyone to get checked for Alzheimer’s Disease, particularly if you notice any of the early warning signs of the disease or […]

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Health Benefits of the Outdoors

Go outside and play! Being outdoors can cure what ails you. Practically every day, from winter to summer, you’d get home from school, throw your […]

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Stephen Colbert to Replace David Letterman

It’s official.  Stephen Colbert, comedian best known for his work on Comedy Central’s, The Colbert Report, will replace David Letterman in 2015 when he retires […]

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Raleigh-Cary Rank High on Fastest Growing Places to Retire

Could North Carolina be the new Florida? According to recent US Census Bureau data, more adults are choosing North Carolina for retirement, making the Raleigh-Cary […]

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Spring Gardening Tips

Don’t Throw in the Trowel: Tips for Years of Happy Gardening! As the weather starts warming up, the trees begin budding and the bulbs start […]

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Easy Steps Families and Seniors Can Take to Prevent Falls at Home

Whether you are concerned about your own fall risk or that of a loved one, there are proactive steps you can take to decrease the […]

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Thank You for Being a Friend – Tribute to Golden Girls

By Jeff Hartman They don’t make TV shows like The Golden Girls anymore.  Really, they don’t.  If they did today, it would most likely be […]

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Handheld Technology Helps Seniors Stay in the Work Game

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that more people over 65 are working full-time than ever before. You’ve finally mastered your at-home PC, and […]

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Dayton Assisted Living: You’re Getting a Whole Lot More Than You Think!

What is the cost of Dayton Assisted Living? Let’s get those big numbers out of the way first. According to a 2013 study, “The Cost […]

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Assisted Living in Indianapolis: What Does it Cost and Why?

If you’re shopping for assisted living in Indianapolis, or considering moving to an assisted living community in the area including the nine counties surrounding Marion […]

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Myoelectric Prostheses Gives David His Independence

Myoelectric prostheses from LimBionics Gives David His Independence Fifteen-year-old David was born with a rare genetic disorder, which causes his arms to be short, with […]

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LimBionics in Durham Helps Those With Drop Foot

LimBionics Helps Rachel Stand on Her Own Two Feet Rachel Whittington suffers with drop foot (also known as foot drop), which is a weakness causing […]

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Apartments in The Triangle, NC

Apartment Living: Low Maintenance, Convenience and Engagement Looking for Apartments in The Triangle?  Don’t need all that space anymore? Tired of mowing the lawn and […]

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8 Ideal Dream Jobs for Seniors

8 Third Act Dream Jobs Ideal for Seniors Only 52 percent of the oldest baby boomers are fully retired, a MetLife survey found. The remaining […]

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Super Easy Chicken Casserole Recipe

How to make Super Easy Chicken Casserole What You Need: 4 chicken breasts 1 package Pepperidge Farm dressing 1 stick butter 1 can cream of […]

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Grandma Easter’s Chocolate Pie Recipe

My Grandmother’s Chocolate Pie recipe may seem simple, but it was legendary in my family. The joke in the family was that the only time […]

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There’s a Doctor in the House Again, Indianapolis Doctor House Call Services

Indianapolis Doctor House Call Service Meridian Visiting Physicians Back in the good old days when you were sick, you didn’t have to muster all of […]

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Cost of Assisted Living in Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC

Assisted Living Communities: What Do You Get for Your Money in the Triangle? By: Terri L. Jones If you’ve done any research on assisted living […]

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Mother’s Day is On the Way: How You Can Help Your Wife Through the Loss of Her Mom

by Allison Drew Your wife used to look forward to Mother’s Day, with the kids bounding into bed with a breakfast they lovingly made and […]

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Tips for Maximizing Your Travel Experience

Few things are exactly the same as when you were 25, but when traveling, just about all of the rules have changed. But that doesn’t […]

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Seth Rogen’s Passion for Alzheimer’s Will Inspire You

…and make you chuckle By Jeff Hartman This week, comedic actor Seth Rogen went to Washington DC to speak before a Senate Committee in an […]

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Wills, Living Wills & Power of Attorney: It’s Never too Early

…But it could be too late. By: Terri L. Jones You’re pretty sure you’ll live for a good long time yet. When you’d rather be […]

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Stay Cool this Summer with these Safe Fitness Activities for Seniors

Safe Summer Fitness Activities for Seniors Exercise should continue deep into your golden years to keep your body and mind running at peak performance. While […]

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Making Transfers to Qualify For Medicaid

Take Caution When Making Transfers To Qualify for Medicaid! By Nancy Roberson, Roberson Law in Dayton, Ohio We encourage people who don’t have long term […]

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What’s On Your Bucket List?

Your Bucket List, Have you done it all yet? By: Terri L. Jones Granted, you may not have the opportunity (or the stomach) for exotic […]

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Seniors: Drink Green Tea to Preserve Your Eyesight & Drive Safely, Longer

Because driving equals independence for many people, it’s important to stay on top of eyesight changes that could affect your ability to drive safely. A […]

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Helping to Choose a Nursing Home

Helping to Choose a Nursing Home Once a Child … Always a Child By: Terri L. Jones I’ve written many articles about and marketing for […]

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Getting Through the Loss of a Spouse

By: Terri L. Jones A friend of the family recently lost her husband of 60-plus years. Before going to bed that first night after his […]

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Senior Discounts…The Benefit of Age

By: Terri L. Jones One morning, when I was in my 40s, I took my car in for an oil change. While I waited for […]

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The Cardiac Connection in Richmond, Virginia

By: Terri L. Jones The Cardiac Connection is owned and operated by a group of nurses with over 100 years of critical care experience. For […]

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Nursing Home Recreates Classic Film Moments

Seniors recreate classic movie moments A Nursing Home in Germany recently did a professional photo shoot with residents, ranging in age from 75-98, recreating classic […]

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Savvy Social Media Practices for Seniors

Savvy Social Media Practices for Seniors Social media has become a staple of everyday life, and everyone from teens to grandparents uses these websites to […]

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Cost of Assisted Living in Richmond, Virginia

Assisted Living Communities: Looking Beyond the Price Tag By: Terri L. Jones If you’re shopping for an assisted living community for yourself or a loved […]

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Plan for Retirement Like a Pro – Get Started Here, Today

We’ve wrapped up another year, and for many of us, January kicks off with full hearts and empty wallets. As we sit and ponder our […]

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Active Adult Retirement Communities – Enjoy Your Retirement

Get Out There and Enjoy Your Retirement! By: Terri L. Jones You’ve probably always imagined your retirement as a time when you could do exactly […]

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Yoga: Not a Stretch for Seniors

By: Terri L. Jones When you think of yoga, you may have a mental picture of a lithe, young woman bending her body into pretzel-like […]

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Understanding Online Education for Older Students

Going back to school as an adult can be stressful, however online education is a new option for most adults. While the quality of an […]

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Popular 2014 New Year’s Resolutions

I resolve to do something new, different and fun this year! By: Terri L. Jones Every year you make the same resolutions: go to that […]

Posted in Active Adult, Articles, Just For Fun

Seniors and Technology: Next Generation for Your Generation

Grandparents all over the country are becoming more self-sufficient through the use of smartphones and other types of technology. Now smartphone apps and Internet services […]

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Parenting: Part Two, Parenting Grandchildren

By: Terri L. Jones Parenting: Part Two, Parenting Grandchildren You thought you had finished potty training and checking homework assignments years ago, but all of […]

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When a Loved One Has Back Surgery: Tips for the Caregiver

Someone you love is having back surgery, and you will be his caregiver. It’s an important role—depending on the procedure your patient undergoes, he may […]

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Signs During The Holidays That Help is Needed

The Holidays: The Perfect Opportunity to Check on Aging Family Members By: Terri L. Jones If you live miles away from your aging mom or […]

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How Does Affordable Care Act Affect Medicare Coverage?

By: Terri L. Jones With the deadline for Medicare open enrollment looming, the question on many seniors’ minds is “how will the Affordable Care Act […]

Posted in Articles, Medicare, Senior Health

Working After Retirement Age

Working A Little Later Than You Planned By: Terri L. Jones All those years while you were slaving away, you dreamt of the day when […]

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Top Apps For Seniors

There’s an App for That! By: Terri L. Jones Just as computers opened up a whole new world of information for you, apps for smartphones […]

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Responsible Ways to Heat Your Home

You know the seasons are changing when the air seems a bit crisper, you don’t leave home without a jacket and you need an extra […]

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Tips for Retirement Savings

How can you be sure that nest egg will last? By: Terri L. Jones Here are some tips from a former investment advisor, who by […]

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Helping Family Members With Alzheimer’s Prepare For Holidays

Living with Alzheimer’s Disease can be especially difficult during the Holidays.  Loving your family member brings the desire to help him or her enjoy the […]

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Winter Home Maintenance Checklist

Have you winterized your home, yet? Here’s a great checklist for getting your home prepped for the colder months! Winter Home Maintenance Checklist 1. Repair […]

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Useful Household Tips & Tricks

We’ve collected some of our favorite useful household tips and tricks and compiled them here.  Be sure to follow us on Facebook for our “TUESDAY […]

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Love & Dating – There’s No Age Limit

By: Terri L. Jones You Are Never Too Old to Date! You probably thought you’d never have to do this again, but here you are […]

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Can You & Your Kids, Grandkids be Friends on Facebook?

Can You and Your Kids and Grandkids be Friends? By: Terri L. Jones They don’t visit much anymore or even take your calls (texting is […]

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Would You Like to Have More Friends?

Are you in your fifties or older and in need of new friends? Sometimes we move for jobs or family situations, and there we are, […]

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How to Make Pumpkin Pie Potpourri

Love the Fall Season?  Want to make your household smell of Pumpkin flavored Fall cheer?  Below are 3 easy steps that will decorate your home, […]

Posted in Aging at Home, Articles, Just For Fun, Recipes

Want to Slow Down Aging? Start With Your Diet

Want to Slow Down Aging?  Start With Your Diet We can’t stop the aging process, but we can slow it down by choosing foods that […]

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The 6 Stages of a Caregiver’s Journey

(from Comfort Keepers) Caregivers travel a unique and winding road that is sometimes hard to understand unless you have traveled the same route yourself. While […]

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Raleigh, NC in Top 10 Fittest Cities for Baby Boomers

Raleigh, NC in Top 10 Fittest Cities for Baby Boomers In a recent survey done by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and the Huffington […]

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What Really Makes People Happy?

Can you really measure happiness? Evidently the AARP, in a new study conducted by Hearts + Minds Strategies, suggest that we can indeed measure happiness. […]

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Spoon Stops Shaking by 70% During Meals

Spoon Stops Shaking by 70% During Meals Mealtime for some means having to try to calm shakes and body tremors to avoid a mess.  For […]

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You only NEED to Exercise Once a Week!

Once a Week! You only NEED to Exercise Once a Week! Now, wait a minute that can’t be true! Actually it is – quality over […]

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Is "Do It Yourself" Estate Planning Legal?

(The following articles come to us, courtesy of Roberson Law in Dayton, Ohio) Is “Do It Yourself” Estate Planning Legal? Estate Planning, in simple terms, […]

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Home Care Workers Minimum Wage Protection

(from CNNMoney) Minimum wage and overtime protections will extend to home care workers, the Labor Department announced Tuesday. The change will affect the nearly two […]

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74 Years of Marriage: An Inspirational Story

74 Years of Marriage: An Inspirational Story It’s great to see these stories about couples that have been together for a lifetime!  We hear so […]

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Make Your Golden Years Shine by Staying Active

Make Your Golden Years Shine by Staying Active As adults advance in years, many will find that they are less active overall than they were […]

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Top Fitness Gadgets for Seniors

More Americans are taking a proactive approach to their health and fitness – and it’s adding years to their life and independent living.  By counting […]

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Rising Costs of Healthcare

Over the last 3 years, the amount that Americans are paying for healthcare has been on the rise.  While there could be a number of […]

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Should My Elderly Parent Continue to Drive?

(from Aging Family Services) By Cheryl Theriault Because everyone is different and ages differently, there is no one answer to this question. Studies show that […]

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Ovarian Cancer Symptoms, Signs & Stages

(from OvarianCancerAwareness.org) Ovarian Cancer Symptoms and Signs Ovarian cancer symptoms are often subtle and difficult to diagnose. Research suggests there are four symptoms that may […]

Posted in Articles, Cancer Information, Senior Health

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

September is recognized as Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month in the U.S.  Along with Ovarian Cancer, September is also National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month.  Below are […]

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September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

(from The American Cancer Society) There is no better time than September, during Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, for men to talk with their health care […]

Posted in Articles, Cancer Information, Senior Health

Breast Cancer Risk Factors You Can’t Control

The following have been identified as Breast Cancer Risk Factors You Can’t Control (from BreastCancer.org) Gender. Being a woman is the most significant risk factor […]

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Breast Cancer Risk Factors You Can Control

The following have been identified as Breast Cancer Risk Factors You Can Control (from BreastCancer.org) For Prevention Weight. Being overweight is associated with increased risk […]

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer is one of the leading types of Cancer for women in the U.S.  Death rates are higher than those for any other cancer, […]

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Risk Factors For Dementia

Men’s Health recently posted an infographic, featuring risk factors for young-onset Dementia.  According to researchers in Switzerland, the following 9 factors are responsible for about […]

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Should My Parents Move In With Me?

Should My Parents Move In with Me? (From Aging Family Services) Making the decision to move a parent into your home is not necessarily as clear-cut […]

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Chocolate Improves Health, Prevention of Alzheimer’s Disease?

(Original article from Reuters Health) Chocolate Improves Health, Prevents Alzheimer’s? Can Alzheimer’s be prevented by eating more chocolate?  According to a new study from Brigham and […]

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Starting The Conversation About Senior Care With Your Parents

It’s your parents who you relied on and turned to for advice, support, and wisdom when it mattered most. So what happens when the roles […]

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How To Avoid Six Common Types Of Senior Fraud

By Lauren Hill A recent study performed by MetLife on financial elder abuse reported that losses from the financial fraud of seniors in 2010 soared […]

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Quality Time for Grandchildren and Grandparents

By Lauren Hill The arrival of grandchildren into our lives is a pleasure like none other. All grandparents love to spend time with their grandchildren […]

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Choosing Skilled Nursing Care After The Hospital

By Jeff Hartman Often times after surgery or an extended stay in the Hospital, your Doctor or Discharge Planner may advise a short stay at […]

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Reverse Mortgage Infographic

This reverse mortgage infographic provides information to those older adults with questions on whether or not they can financially afford to remain at home. This […]

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What is an Active Adult Community?

By Rachel Leonard A community that says, forget about spending your Saturday mornings mowing the grass, fixing the washing machine, or cleaning out the gutters; […]

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2013 Seniors Got Talent Tips

Want to win 1 of 3 top prizes for Seniors Got Talent?  Here are some tips to increase your vote count. Votes This year is […]

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Places That Offer Senior Discounts

Get the Most out of your Senior Discounts Now, there are many great aspects of being a senior. One of the most prominent ones is the Senior […]

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Chicken Tandoori Recipe

from Food Network This chicken tandoori recipe is for all of those adventurous foodies out there! This is a healthy version of the classic Indian dish, and […]

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Individual Peach Cobbler Recipe

from Food Network Now before you jump to conclusions about how unhealthy this dessert is just hear me out. This individual peach cobbler recipe takes […]

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Summer Vegetable Salad Recipe

from Food Network Salads are meant for the summer, and what better than to make a salad out of your favorite summertime vegetables. This summer […]

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Stuffed Tomatoes Recipe

From Food Network This stuffed tomatoes recipe makes for an excellent starter to any summertime cookout. A light and healthy starter that is full of […]

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Frozen Chocolate Mousse Pie Recipe

From Food Network Frozen Chocolate Mousse Pie!!! Those words alone should be enough to make you want to try this summer dessert. If not, the […]

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Grilled Eggplant with Yogurt & Mint Recipe

From Food Network During the summer, grilling is a must. So instead of just grilling proteins; mix it up by adding grilled vegetables to the […]

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Creamy Broccoli Salad Recipe

From Food Network All great cookout recipes come with a great side dish, and this is it. This creamy broccoli salad recipe offers a healthy […]

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5 Summertime Craft Ideas for Grandchildren

Looking for some craft ideas for you to make with your grandchildren? Well here they are! These 5 craft ideas offer fun and easy interaction […]

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Grilled Shrimp Skewers Recipe

From Food Network Here’s a recipe that will soon become a summertime grilling favorite! This grilled shrimp skewers recipe offers a new exciting twist to […]

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Turkey Burger Recipe

From Food Network Here is a turkey burger recipe that will make those summer cookouts standout from the rest! This turkey burger recipe is a […]

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Geriatric Care Terms

Our friends at Aging Family Services have provided us with some common Geriatric Terms, and their definitions: Adult Day Care Adult day care centers provide […]

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Soy Glazed Green Beans Recipe

From Food Network This soy glazed green beans recipe is a great side to make with those summertime grill recipes. It’s a light, fresh side […]

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Senior Benefits of Exercise Infographic

Benefits of Exercise This benefits of exercise infographic provides information for those older adults looking to maintain a healthy and active lifestyle. It discusses the […]

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Spicy Kale & Corn Stuffed Chicken Breast Recipe

From Food Network This spicy kale & corn stuffed chicken breast recipe is a light, healthy dish that is perfect for the summer. The chicken […]

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Honey Soy Grilled Salmon Recipe

From Food Network Grilling season is upon us! Lets stay away from the traditional fat and calorie filled burgers and hotdogs. Look for more healthy […]

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Kale & Tomato Eggs Benedict Recipe

From Food Network Now I know what you all are thinking, an eggs benedict recipe that is healthy? That can’t be true. Well it is! […]

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Meringue Cookie Recipe

From Food Network Here’s another light as air dessert that is low in calories, low in carbs, low in fat, and low in sugar.  This […]

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Angel Food Cake Recipe

Angel Food Cake Recipe From Food Network Now here is a dessert that is absolutely heavenly! No seriously, it’s in the name. This angel food […]

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Penne with Spinach Sauce Recipe

Penne with Spinach Sauce Recipe From Food Network Everyone loves pasta, but they hate all the calories and carbs that come along with it. This […]

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Sautéed Spinach Recipe

 Sautéed Spinach Recipe From Eating Well Popeye eats spinach so why don’t you! This sautéed spinach recipe is a healthy side that will go well with any meal. […]

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Light & Lean Pimento Cheese Sandwich Recipe

Light & Lean Pimento Cheese Sandwich Recipe From Food Network Here’s a healthy take on an old southern classic! This light & lean pimento cheese […]

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Stuffed Portobello Mushroom Recipe

Stuffed Portobello Mushroom Recipe From Eating Well Here’s a dish that will wow the crowds. This stuffed portobello mushroom recipe is one that will surely […]

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Strawberry Bruschetta Recipe

Strawberry Bruschetta Recipe From Eating Well For all those strawberry lovers out there, this dessert is for you! This strawberry bruschetta recipe is an easy […]

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Steamed Mussels Recipe

Steamed Mussels Recipe From Eating Well This steamed mussels recipe is for all those seafood lovers out there. This heart healthy recipe will be sure […]

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Chocolate Hazelnut Drop Cookies Recipe

Chocolate Hazelnut Drop Cookies Recipe From Food Network Looking for a healthy dessert that is also yummy? Well these are for you! The chocolate hazelnut […]

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Twice Baked Sweet Potato Recipe

Twice Baked Sweet Potato Recipe From the Food Network  Here is yet another healthy and delicious side dish. This twice baked sweet potato recipe offers […]

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Crispy Oven Roasted Kale Recipe

Crispy Oven Roasted Kale Recipe From the Food Network Here is a nutritious and delicious side dish for any occasion. Oven roasted kale is a low […]

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Marbled Banana Bread Recipe

Marbled Banana Bread Recipe From the Food Network Here is yet another twist on an old time favorite. Marbled banana bread is a heart healthy […]

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Garlic Grilled Tomatoes Recipe

Garlic Grilled Tomatoes Recipe Garlic Grilled Tomatoes is the perfect healthy side dish for any summertime cookout. It is the healthy alternative to the usual cookout […]

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Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe

Flourless Peanut Butter Cookies Recipe From the Food Network  Everyone loves dessert, but no one loves the guilt that comes after eating it. Ever wish […]

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Grilled Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe

Grilled Chicken Cordon Bleu Recipe From Food Network  Having a hard time finding recipes for diabetics? Or do you find recipes that are flavorless and […]

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Chicken with Peach and Melon Salsa Recipe

Chicken with Peach and Melon Salsa Recipe From Food Network Looking for a new recipe that’s both healthy and delicious? Well you’re at the right […]

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Tips For Getting Out of Debt

Tips For Getting Out of Debt Americans are more in debt now than ever.  That includes those who are retired, or close to retired.  This […]

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Aging: When Does Growing up Turn into Growing Old?

Aging: When Does Growing up Turn into Growing Old? By Amy Blitchok – Professional writer and researcher for AmeriGlide.com Aging is a fact of life […]

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5 Myths About Exercise

5 Myths About Exercise by Amanda Link As we age, we tend to not feel the need to exercise. We think what is the point? […]

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Having a Brain Healthy Lifestyle

Having a Brain Healthy Lifestyle by Amanda Link Maintaining an active, healthy lifestyle as a senior is important whether it be exercising your brain or […]

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The Affordable Health Care Act & Seniors

The Affordable Health Care Act and Seniors Trying to sort through the complicated details of the Affordable Health Care Act and understand how it will […]

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Your Aging Parents, Their Money, & The Law

**The following article, “Your Aging Parents, Their Money, and The Law”  was provided by Aging Family Services, who offer professional Geriatric Care Management in Raleigh, […]

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Choosing a Continuing Care Retirement Community

Choosing a Continuing Care Retirement Community Think of a Continuing Care Retirement Community as a friendly village….or like a college campus for retirement living. Continuing […]

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Tips to Avoid Elder Fraud

Tips to Avoid Elder Fraud Elder fraud and other scams targeting senior citizens are on the rise, again.  Authorities around the country report that they […]

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CarMax Founder Forms Foundation to Research Alzheimer’s

CarMax Founder Forms Foundation to Research Alzheimer’s Disease Richard L. Sharp knows the importance of research into the cure and treatment of Alzheimer’s all too […]

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Behaviors of Alzheimer’s & Dementia

Behaviors of Alzheimer’s & Dementia Understanding the different behaviors that may be associated with Alzheimer’s Disease and forms of Dementia, Memory Care will help diagnose […]

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Using Robots For Senior Care?

Using Robots For Senior Care? Can artificial intelligence soon be used as an interactive caretaker for older adults?  If we were to follow Japan’s lead, […]

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The Choice for Home Care is Yours

Where to go after the hospital? The choice is yours. Experts advise to examine all Home Care options when returning home. Life, at its best, […]

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Paying Income Tax on Social Security

Do I have to pay income taxes on social security benefits I receive? You will have to pay Federal taxes on your benefits if you file […]

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Quotes on Aging: 9 Aging Quotes

Quotes on Aging: 9 Aging Quotes The Huffington Post recently published 9 Quotes on Aging from well known people.  Heard any before? 1. “Those who […]

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Preventing Falls at Home

Preventing Falls at Home Getting back on your feet after a fall by Stuart Mapes Falls can be scary, especially when you’re home alone. The […]

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How Medicare Works with Other Insurance

How Medicare Works with Other Insurance From Medicare.gov   If you have Medicare and other health insurance or coverage, each type of coverage is called […]

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Health Benefits of Traveling

The Many Health Benefits of Traveling by Stuart Mapes Stay healthy by traveling… It’s never too late to go on an adventure! And what’s not […]

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Creole Shrimp Recipe

This recipe for Creole Shrimp comes to us from Ricardo Woods, food services director, The Towers Retirement and Assisted Living Community in Richmond, Virginia. The […]

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Sleep Loss Could Indicate Alzheimer’s Disease

Study: Sleep Loss Could Indicate Early Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease by Stuart Mapes Disrupted sleep could mean a number of things, and recently scientists have […]

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NYT: Buyers of Long-Term Care Insurance Prefer Home Care

Buyers of Long-Term Care Insurance Prefer Home Care by Ann Carrns via New York Times Long-term care insurance, which can help cover the cost of […]

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Final Expense Insurance

Final Expense Insurance…..Do you have security for your loved ones? Final expense insurance has become a major need with the economy changes.  What is Final […]

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How Can Term Life Insurance Affect you?

How Can Term Life Insurance Affect you? When most people hear the words Term Life Insurance, they go “What’s that”.  Term Insurance is a lower […]

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Why is Having a Colonoscopy Important?

Why is having a Colonoscopy important? Colorectal Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in men and women in the United States.  It […]

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Protect Yourself From The Flu This Season

Protect Yourself From The Flu This Season by Stuart Mapes It’s not just you—this flu season is more serious than it has been in the […]

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2013 Best Places For a Working Retirement

Forbes Releases The 2013 Best Places For a Working Retirement A retirement lifestyle increasingly can include part-time work to supplement pensions, Social Security, 401(k)’s, and […]

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Doctor Checklist For Older Adults

The Following is a Doctor Checklist of What to expect when visiting the Doctor Going to the doctor isn’t fun. Everybody knows that as soon […]

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Greenwood, Indiana Exercise Group Helps Parkinson Patients

Greenwood, Indiana exercise group “The Climb” helps Parkinson’s disease patients by Stuart Mapes Doug Springer considers his diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease a blessing, because it […]

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Springmoor Retirement in Raleigh, NC – A Princess’s Wish Realized

Springmoor Retirement in Raleigh, NC – A Princess’s Wish Realized by Roger Gore, Marketing Director Springmoor Life Care Retirement Community It was one of those […]

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2012-2013 Seniors Got Talent Winners

  3rd Place: “Tony Stumpo Plays Piano”, submitted by Magnolia Glen   2nd Place: “Ain’t She Sweet Performed on Kazoos”, submitted by Harbour Assisted Living […]

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Adult Day Services – A Partnership with the Family

Adult Day Services – A Partnership with the Family by Debbie Scott, MS in Gerontology A Grace Place, Adult Care Center “Mom is becoming more […]

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