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Social Media Tips for Seniors

As more and more seniors sign up for social media accounts, word has spread about the fantastic benefits of creating your own profile. Social media allows you to keep in touch with friends and family members near and far. Seniors are more prone to bouts of loneliness, and going online to connect with others through […]

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Best Audiobooks and Podcasts for Older Adults

Reading continues to be one of America’s favorite pastimes, especially for older adults. In a survey by Pew Research Center, 77 percent of people aged 50 to 64 years said they enjoyed a book in the previous year, and 70 percent of respondents aged 65 and older had enjoyed a book in that time. The […]

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What is a Continuum of Care?

The human body changes with age. Our joints grow stiffer, our sight and hearing fade and our healthcare needs change. As we age, the risk for certain age-related medical conditions, such as arthritis, heart disease, age-related macular degeneration (AMD), Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s disease and other ailments can increase. Age-related conditions can be progressive and require […]

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Where to Find Fresh Food in Monterey

Robert Lewis Stevenson once described the Monterey Peninsula as “the greatest meeting of land and sea in the world.” This unique location between land and sea makes Monterey a great place to find fresh food. Monterey is famous for its bounty of fresh produce. Nearly two-thirds of all artichokes are grown in Monterey County, making […]

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Downsizing Tips for Seniors

People choose to move into a smaller home for many different reasons. Although you can easily justify the need to downsize, it can still be difficult and stressful. Trying to decide which possessions to keep and take with you, and which to discard can be heart-wrenching. So much so, you may decide you’d rather not […]

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Aging is a process, and a person’s healthcare needs will inevitably change as they age. Today, there are more than 67,000 paid, regulated long-term care services providers, including thousands of independent assisted living facilities, skilled nursing centers, and other types of healthcare communities. These healthcare institutions often focus on just one type of care for […]

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Holiday Dinners and Desserts Tips for Those with Diabetes

Many holiday meals are filled with foods we all love, but they’re also filled with carbs and sugars making it difficult to manage diabetes, not to mention our waistlines. With all the yummy treats that surround us this time of year, it can be hard to do what you need to in order to control […]

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Your Guide to First Night Monterey

Looking for something to do on New Year’s Eve other than sit at home and watch the ball drop on TV? If so, we’ve got just the ticket for you. Here is your guide to First Night Monterey—one of the most anticipated events of the year. This year’s theme is “Celebrating 25 Years of Magic!” and we […]

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Just because you’re eating healthy doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving meal! The following recipes, tips and recipe site recommendations can help you with your health goals, all without sacrificing flavor during the holiday season. So, get out the pots and pans and let’s get started creating a meal that will thrill both […]

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Everyone experiences stress from time to time – stress is a natural part of life. Extreme stress or prolonged bouts of stress can cause health problems. Fortunately, engaging in certain hobbies can help calm your stress and reduce your risk for health problems associated with stress. Stress is the body’s response to dangerous situations. Quickening […]

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