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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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Tips for Boosting Brainpower

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As you start warming up your muscles on spring morning walks after a long winter’s break, don’t forget to consider your memory! There are plenty of ways to keep your brain and your memory in tip-top shape. Just ask Megan Quastad, memory care coordinator at Vista Prairie at Goldfinch Estates in Fairmont, MN.

While you’re daydreaming about sunshine and brighter days ahead, Megan recommends these tips for boosting your brainpower too.

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