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The Health Benefits of Coffee & Tea

Antioxidants are guaranteed to be in all colorful fruits and vegetables, but did you know coffee and tea provides potentially healthy antioxidant benefits too? Though researchers have not determined a particular mechanism antioxidants play in some disease preventing effects. Studies are being done and are linking coffee including decaf, to lowering the risk of heart […]

Why is Your Weight Important As You Age?

Maintaining your weight is important to your future health status. As people age, they lose some muscle mass, therefore increasing frailty. The rate you burn calories at is less, especially if you are not an active person. To prevent muscle mass loss and weight gain, one needs to eat fewer empty calories. This means you […]

5 Healthy Eating Tips for Seniors | National Nutrition Month

Making healthy food choices is a smart thing to do — no matter how old you are! Your body changes through your 60s, 70s, 80s, and beyond. Food provides nutrients you need as you age. The following are some tips to choose foods for better health, at this stage of life. Drink plenty of fluids: […]

Does Location Matter When Choosing an Assisted Living Community?

There are many different factors that families may consider when choosing the right assisted living community for their family members. Everything from the level of care offered to cost and amenities should come into question. But what about location? Recent studies have shown that 60 percent of seniors moved into communities that were located in […]

5 Signs of Vision Problems as You Age

For seniors, eye health is a very important issue that shouldn’t be neglected. Age-related vision problems are very common but, if they are caught early, most can be treated with minimal effort. Regular eye exams are important at any age but for seniors, they are one of the best ways to avoid vision problems. If it’s […]

Decorating Tips to Make Assisted Living Feel Like Home

There’s a common misconception that a move to an assisted living apartment will no longer feel like home. In fact, with only a few small decorating tips, you can transform the space into a home where you can continue to create happy memories. Enlist family members to help with the decorating and by the end […]

Who Pays for Short-Term Care?

Although most families know that at some point their parents may need access to assisted senior care, most aren’t prepared for the day when their parents need short-term care. Planning ahead for these situations is important for every family to ensure you have the financial resources available to pay for senior care if it becomes […]

Don’t Miss these Winter Events Around Concord

Don’t go stir crazy this winter! Concord, New Hampshire isn’t a seasonal destination — the area is full of fun for all during the colder months of the year. The following are a few event highlights you won’t want to miss. CGC Art and Bloom During the weekend of January 19th, the Concord Garden Club […]

Staying Healthy in the New Year

It’s time to usher in a new year. As the last of the holiday celebrations come to an end and the days start to get just a little bit longer, now is the perfect time of year to get motivated to create a few new healthy habits. Whether you want to start eating better, you’re […]

Holiday How Tos: Instead of Shopping for the Perfect Gift, Make One!

Rather than shop for a new holiday gift, show your friends and loved ones how much you care with a homemade gift. Homemade gifts are a fun and thoughtful alternative to store-bought presents, and many let you tap into your creative side. These homemade holiday gift ideas are perfect for seasoned and new crafters alike. […]