Best Indoor Plants for Spring

Soon, that cold weather will be a thing of the past and we'll wake up to chirping birds and blooming flowers. Until that time comes, you can prepare your apartment for spring. From replacing heavy drapes with light, airy ones to cleaning your place top to bottom, you can usher in the warm weather and…

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Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

Winter can be a beautiful, picturesque time of year: Sitting by the fireplace drinking a mug of warm tea or hot chocolate while enjoying a good novel as the snow falls softly outside makes for an enjoyable afternoon. However, the season can also bring several health and safety hazards. This winter, be prepared by taking…

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To Live Longer, Exercise Daily

Even 15 minutes of physical activity each day can have health benefits While you know exercise is good for you — you’ve heard so a million times — newer research on its far-reaching benefits is something anyone in middle age or older truly needs to hear. The latest evidence is showing that exercise not only…

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Spice up your typical Thanksgiving meal by sharing some fun and fascinating facts with your friends and family!   The first Thanksgiving was held in the autumn of 1621 and included 50 Pilgrims and 90 Wampanoag Indians and lasted three days.   Thanksgiving didn’t become a national holiday until over 200 years later!   No turkey…

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Top 5 Autumn Decorating Ideas

The change in weather brings chilly temperatures; why not bring new warmth to your apartment! One way to do this is by decorating your home with autumn colors. Rich shades of reds, yellows, oranges, browns and greens will add a cheery and cozy atmosphere to your space. Below are additional ways to welcome your guests in…

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Fitness for Every Age … and Stage

Like most people, you have probably heard that muscle strength, absent some weightlifting, starts to decline in middle age. And you probably expect things like your balance, coordination and flexibility to naturally take a bit of a downturn …. someday. But new research from Duke University shows that these fitness-related changes begin much earlier than…

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