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2017

Senior Centers Help Older Adults Stay Active, Healthy and Connected

Senior centers aren’t just for playing cards and bingo anymore. Today’s senior centers are hubs of activity offering fitness classes, tasty meals, fun trips, health information and more.

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2017

Documentary Provides Insightful Look into the Art of Writing Obituaries

Obits used to be dry, dull reports but not anymore. Today’s obituaries strive to educate and entertain readers. The job of an obituary writer is a quest to discover as much as possible ab

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2017

Featured FAQ: How Do I Write an Obituary?

The obituary page of a newspaper is one of the most well-read sections of the paper because the obituaries feature people that the readers knew and loved or were important to the communit

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2017

Five Tips for Seniors to Guard Against Identity Theft

Identity theft is one of the fastest-growing crimes in America, and it’s on the rise especially for the senior population. Although anyone can be a victim of identity theft, scammers tend

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2017

Make Summer Memories with the Whole Family

It’s summertime and the livin’ is easy - the perfect time to get extended family together, spend time with multiple generations and make memories that last a lifetime. Get everyone involv

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2017

Service Dogs and Therapy Dogs Help People with Disabilities and Special Needs

Whether it’s alerting a diabetic owner to a drop in blood sugar; assisting with daily tasks for a physically disabled person; or bringing joy to the residents of a hospital or nursing hom

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2017

Opioid Addiction Can Affect Seniors

Opioid abuse is a serious public health issue that has grown to epidemic proportions nationwide. While young adults are the biggest abusers of prescription opioid pain relievers,

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2017

Having a Pet is Good for Your Health

Pets can boost both our physical and mental health and in some cases, even help us live longer. Many people own pets for the unconditional love and companionship, which directly increases heal

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2015

Seniors Connect to Social Media More Than Ever

Social media networking sites are not just for the young but also for the young at heart. Staying connected with loved ones, especially if they live far away, is the number one reason seniors

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