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5 Ways to Stay Fit in the Summer

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Regular exercise doesn’t become any less important as you age. In fact, making a habit of physical activity can prolong your mobility and independence, reduce the impact of chronic diseases and boost overall mood. It also increases your strength, stamina and flexibility so that you can continue doing the things you love—like holding your young grandchildren and cooking for yourself and friends.

The warm weather opens up a whole new set of ways to be active. With the official start of summer just around the corner, we’ve made a list of five fun activities to get you moving this season.

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Activities for Seniors with Alzheimer’s Disease

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With one person in the United States developing Alzheimer’s disease every 67 seconds, odds are good that you know someone affected by the disease. You also probably know the pain, heartache and stress that come with having the disease or caregiving for a loved one with memory loss. But what if you could do something today to relieve some of that anxiety and depression? The good news is that you can! There are a variety of activities you can do with your loved ones that improve their mood and memory.

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Easy Ways for Seniors to Stay Active Indoors

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Our days outside are numbered, but that doesn’t mean you have to stop being active or doing the things you love. There are plenty of easy ways for seniors to stay active inside too, most of which are beneficial for your mind and body.

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The Importance of Relationships as You Age

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Building and Strengthening Relationships

The Importance of Relationships as You Age

Relationships are important opportunities. Relationships are where you find support, learn lessons, receive advice and grow. Whether the relationship is parent-child, friend, significant other or even a stranger, it can sometimes require a bit of work to maintain and even repair these relationships. But what happens, as you get older? Do relationships suddenly become less important? Actually, it’s the exact opposite; it becomes even more important to strengthen relationships.

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