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Follow these simple steps to visit with friends using apps!

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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Here are some important tips to help anyone deal with social isolation.

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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Five easy tips to staying healthy.

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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Neighborhood Apps to Stay Connected with Social Distancing

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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Here are some ways seniors can save money with discounts

Do You Get Your Senior Discount?

One of the perks of being over 55 is that many businesses offer senior discounts. These may range from a flat percentage (usually 10-15%) off of your purchases, to discounts on specific days or on certain products. Others may require that you meet certain requirements, such as an AARP membership. And who doesn’t love a…

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What is Generation Z and how can grandparents engage with them?

How to Engage Generation Z With Music

Generation Z. You probably heard the term before, but maybe you’re not sure exactly who belongs to this generation. Or maybe you’re looking for a way to bridge the age gap and truly engage with younger family members. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be difficult. If you have family members who…

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Adopting a senior pet? Here's some things to think about.

6 Things You Need to Know to Adopt an Older Pet

Anyone who has owned a pet would tell you that there’s nothing like the comfort and companionship that they provide. There’s something about those trusting looks, those loving nudges, and even the sloppy kisses that has the ability to bring comfort and lower stress in almost any situation. There are many benefits to sharing your…

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What ICE Means and How to Use It

What ICE Means and How to Use It

What comes to your mind when you see the acronym ICE? If you pay attention to current events, you may immediately think of Immigration and Customs Enforcement. That is probably the most common use for the term and is the first thing that appears if you enter it in a search on Google. However, when…

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Looking to downsize? Here are some tips to help.

What is the Best Way to Sell My Stuff?

Whether we’re looking to downsize or to simplify our lives a bit, most of us experience the need to get rid of stuff that we’ve accumulated over the years. If you need to re-home a significant number of things, a yard sale or donating to charity may be the way to go. Some organizations will…

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