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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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10 Easy Ways Seniors Can Boost Their Mental Health and Well-Being

A challenged brain is a happy brain. So when the kids are grown and you’ve retired from your job, you could find yourself struggling a bit to stay busy and engaged, and you might feel depressed. You wouldn’t be alone. The National Alliance on Mental Illness says that more than 6.5 million American seniors suffer from depression. Seniors living independently have…

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9 Spring Superfoods

You’ve probably tired of sweet potatoes and winter squash. The good news is that a new crop of spring superfoods have landed at farm stands and produce aisles, ready to rescue you from processed grub, junk food and boring meals. Their peak flavors pack a punch in our fresh menu ideas below. Just remember that no one…

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