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How to Write Meaningful Letters

Writing letters has, in a sense, become a lost art. Today, many schools no longer teach cursive handwriting and penmanship. And with the price of postage continuing to rise, and shorter attention spans, many people do not write letters by hand. You can make a difference in the lives of your loved ones by helping…

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What You Need to Know to Watch Birds From Your Home

It’s easy to see why bird watching, or “birding”, is such a popular activity. Birds are beautiful to look at, enjoyable to listen to, and there is even evidence that birding can decrease feelings of anxiety, depression, or stress. Another great thing about the hobby of birding is that you can do it anywhere, even…

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How to Use Technology to Visit With Friends

Around the world, health concerns have made it more important than ever for people to rely on technology. Social distancing measures in many areas prevent people from visiting with friends in person. Additionally, large distances or physical disabilities can make it nearly impossible for some to visit with friends in-person. Even if you can’t visit…

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How to Cope With Social Isolation

Social isolation can be difficult to deal with, no matter your age or circumstances. It can be especially challenging, though, for elderly people who live alone or who depend on routines outside of the home for stability and companionship.  If you or a loved one is struggling with social isolation, here are four tips to…

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What You Need to Do to Stay Healthy

We all want to stay healthy. We also recognize that we can make choices that help us to feel better and can lower our chances of becoming sick, whether it’s paying attention to nutrition, including exercise in our routine, getting enough sleep, or scheduling regular visits with our doctor and listening to his or her…

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The Best Ways to Use Apps to Know Your Neighbors

Most of us are familiar with our neighbors on some level. Maybe you wave to the man who walks his dog past your house. Or maybe you exchange a pleasant greeting with the lady next door as you check your mail. Because of differing schedules and other limitations, though, we don’t always know our neighbors…

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