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6 Fun Activities for Seniors in Fort Worth

For seniors who are aging in place, getting out of the house is important. Older adults who leave the house frequently have a better quality of life and longevity than seniors who rarely go out. That’s why you should encourage your loved one to get out and explore the city as much as possible. Here’s a list of fun activities…

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Benefits of Having an Indoor Garden

In recent years, indoor gardens have gained popularity. They’re much easier to maintain than large outdoor gardens, so they appeal to young people with busy lifestyles. But indoor gardens are also useful for older adults. Seniors who have mobility issues may find it easier to take care of plants in the comfort of their own home and can experience many…

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8 Reasons Why Seniors Should Volunteer

People of all ages can benefit from volunteering, but seniors stand to gain the most from giving back. Volunteering can help seniors make new friends, lessen feelings of loneliness and depression, reduce their risk of getting dementia, and more. With so many great reasons to volunteer, we think that every senior should try it! Keep reading to learn more about…

Fun Spring Exercises For Seniors

1.Yoga Yoga is an ancient Hindu practice that combines slow movements, stretching, holding specific body postures, breathing, and meditation and brings with it stronger muscles and relaxation. Currently Yoga is the most popular fitness activity in most states in the U.S. beating out jogging and running, and continues to grow in popularity. Yoga includes stretching exercises that can alleviate pain…

8 Ways to Celebrate Earth Day With Elderly Parents

Understanding important environmental issues means to keep in mind what direction we, as a species will be headed. Earth Day is a good occasion to spend time with your family, making experiences that could be a bit out of the ordinary. 1. Go to an Earth Day event From New York to Rome, there are so many Earth Day events…

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10 Ways To Help Prevent Depression In Seniors

Depression in seniors is a very serious matter everyone should care about. In fact, there are multiple factors that can bring to it, and that is why it is very common, especially among men. When aging, an elder person can find themselves quite isolated, but too proud to ask for help from their close ones. Having to deal with that,…

Do You Really Need To Take Vitamins?

A recent article on the New York Times states that more than 50% of Americans take vitamin supplements. Among those are over 65, the percentage rises to 68%. Similar numbers concern many western countries, Europe in particular, where there is a widespread belief that vitamins can never be enough. When does taking multivitamin supplements become important? More than 70% 0f…

8 unusual uses for a cane

Canes have existed since the very beginning of mankind. Not only they were used for medical aid, but also to keep track of time, seasons, numbers- especially regarding basic and advanced math operations. As symbols, staffs could indicate power, as seen in ancient Egypt, and even war victories, as proved by the decorations American Indians applied to their canes to…

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9 Games To Help Fight Memory Loss

Memory is a fundamental aspect of our lives, as we are constantly forced to use our minds. What many people don’t know is that memory can be portrayed as a muscle the more you exercise it, the better it will perform. As we age, we will inevitably lose the ability to remember everything, and patience will have to become our…