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Social Media Use Linked to Less Chronic Illness, Loneliness in Seniors

Posted on August 29, 2016 in Active Aging for All Communities

Facebook, Skype and instant messaging are among technology applications that may lessen depression among seniors, a new study has found.

Llanfair's Own Breakfast Club

Posted on August 25, 2016 in Health and Wellness for Llanfair Retirement Community

Becoming a part of Llanfair’s Breakfast Club can enable you to mingle with other Llanfair residents while enjoying a multitude of engaging discussions.

5 Foods that Promote a Healthy Brain

Posted on August 25, 2016 in Active Aging for Llanfair Retirement Community

Eating healthy is not only good for your physical health, but your mental health as well. Your brain needs nutrients just as much as your lungs, muscles, and heart.

How Expanded Roles For Home Health Aides Can Improve The Health Of Older Americans

Posted on August 22, 2016 in Caregiving for All Communities

Millions of older Americans have a home health aide (HHA) come into their home on a daily basis to assist with essential activities such as bathing, dressing and preparing meals, and to help keep them connected in their communities.

Planning Ahead: It Wasn't Raining When Noah Built the Ark

Posted on August 17, 2016 in Active Aging for Llanfair Retirement Community

It takes patience and planning to find the right time and place for retirement living. Start preparing for retirement living now, so you have plenty of time figure out what you want.

10 Tips For Making Your Home Old-Age Friendly

Posted on August 15, 2016 in Home Care for All Communities

Two major issues to consider in creating your own long-term care plan are where you will live and how you will pay for the care you are likely to need.

How to Find Financial Assistance for Older Adult Parents

Posted on August 15, 2016 in Active Aging for All Communities

There are actually a wide variety of financial assistance programs and government benefits that can help seniors in need. But what’s available will depend on income level and area of residence.

3 Simple Ways Men Can Improve Their Health

Posted on August 12, 2016 in Health and Wellness for All Communities

Men don’t have the best track record when it comes to taking care of themselves. It’s safe to say we all know someone who is just plain stubborn about going to the doctor.

Why You Need Vitamin E - and, How to Get Your Daily Dose

Posted on August 12, 2016 in Health and Wellness for All Communities

You get your fill of vitamins C and D by eating oranges and soaking in a little sun each day, which is good for your body and mind. Small habits like these can have a big impact on your overall health and help you feel your best each day.

Get Adventurous Before Busy Fall Routines Set in With These 5 Fun Activities

Posted on August 12, 2016 in Active Aging for All Communities

It's tempting to stick to the same routine of going to the local playground, taking in a movie or playing in the backyard. Why not try some new experiences this year and go on a family adventure?

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