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Why You Should Start Focusing on Your Emotional Wellness

We now know that lifestyle, more than any other factor, is the key variable in how well we age. Adopting the habits and behaviors that promote positive well-being seems to be one of the best things older adults can do to increase longevity and independence. And these days, emotional wellness for seniors should be at …

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FaceTime Activities to Do with Grandchildren

Games on FaceTime Keep Grandparents and Grandchildren Close. If you haven’t  noticed, distance isn’t what it used to be. Today, many people are able to work from home, or even from a foreign country, using video chat platforms like FaceTime. Even if friends or family members seem out of reach, it’s now completely possible to …

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How to Celebrate Loved Ones When You Can’t Visit

Extended social distancing has been hard on us all, and it’s particularly difficult when missing major life celebrations. But in today’s highly connected world,  staying at home doesn’t mean you have to be completely isolated. Celebrating birthdays, graduations, and family get-togethers can easily be done from the comfort and safety of your home with a …

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3 Fort Worth Museums Offering Virtual Tours

Staying at home and social distancing during this time are the most important things you can do to stay healthy. And while your health should remain your highest priority, sheltering in place can begin to feel stifling. It’s more important than ever to keep your mind active. Luckily, there are plenty of opportunities to stimulate …

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How to Know When to Move to Assisted Living from Independent Living

If you or someone you love is currently a resident in an independent living community, you may wonder how to know if, and when, the time is right to make a move to assisted living. It’s not unusual for people to have some misconceptions about the transition. While some may think a move to assisted …

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The Best Pets for Independent Senior Living

Unconditional love. Boosted emotional well-being. Reduced stress. Constant companionship. Lower blood pressure. A sense of purpose. Increased movement. Elevated social interaction. The benefits of having a pet in your life – particularly the benefits of pets for seniors – are indisputable. Pets for seniors can range anywhere from a lap dog that craves nothing more …

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The Benefits of Living in a Senior Living Community

The need for social connectivity in our lives becomes more important as we age – just as the risks of isolation become more severe. That’s where the benefits of living in a retirement community become clear. Living in a place like The Stayton provides all the benefits of community with the added support of a …

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How to Keep Your Heart Healthy as You Age

Heart health for seniors is vitally important. Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the senior population. While various conditions can be attributed to heart disease, high blood pressure is the most common heart condition for people over 75. Fortunately, there are many ways to keep your heart healthy as you age. …

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How to Choose a Floor Plan that Fits Your Lifestyle

As you move into the next chapter of your life, you may also be moving into a new home. And chances are, the things you’re looking for in this home are different than your last. You need a home that can accommodate your needs and lifestyle as you age. Whether you’re looking at house, condo …

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