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Seniors staying fit and active

Staying Fit and Active as You Age

When Sir Isaac Newton wrote that a body in motion stays in motion, he was talking about physics. However, it is true for human beings as well! Staying fit and active requires you to move more and sit less, particularly if you want to enjoy a healthy, active retirement. Being more active can even helpRead More

seniors doing chair yoga

5 Benefits of Chair Yoga for Seniors

One of the best ways to maintain muscle strength, flexibility, and vitality as we age is to just keep moving. Unfortunately, for many, that becomes more and more difficult. This is because with time physical limitations like joint pain and fatigue become a barrier to a healthy lifestyle. Fortunately, there is a great way toRead More

seniors from an independent living community enjoy the perks of a maintenance-free retirement lifestyle

Benefits of Independent Living

An independent living retirement community means a fresh start for many seniors. It’s the chance to truly enjoy new freedoms and opportunities and live their best life now. In fact, studies show that when people are part of a community, such as a senior community like The Manhattan, coming soon to St. Pete., they areRead More

Senior aging in place

The True Risks of Seniors Staying at Home

For a senior, aging in place means living in his or her own home for as long as possible. A recent AARP survey found that up to 80 percent of seniors prefer to age at home. However, although remaining at home sounds like a great option, there are significant pitfalls for seniors and their families.Read More

senior downsizing into a retirement community by packing up personal items into boxes

Downsizing – Tips to Declutter and Simplify

Considering a Move to a Senior Living Retirement Community? Are you or a loved one planning a move to a senior living retirement community? If so, you’re not alone. Nearly 50% of all baby boomers and older adults are downsizing—realizing that less can actually be more. A smaller home makes sense if you want moreRead More

some of the best healthy foods for seniors

5 Best Healthy Foods for Seniors

Hippocrates’s “food as medicine” philosophy has undoubtedly stood the test of time. Cultures around the globe, and healthcare providers, have long recognized the role of a good diet in good health. Eating well, especially as we age, helps keep our bodies strong, our minds sharp, and our energy levels up! The American Heart Association dietRead More

the benefits of music can be gained not just by listening to music, but also by playing it

Benefits of Music as You Age

There is power in music. It can make us dance, smile, or cry. It has a way of connecting us to the people and events around us, like a soundtrack to our lives. Research shows that both listening to and making music are also powerful medicines. This is particularly true for older adults battling variousRead More