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Nutrition – 2022 Food Trends for the Active Aging Population

Nutrition – 2022 Food Trends for the Active Aging Population

There is a surprising amount of information available regarding what aging populations are eating, how they get their food and when they prefer to eat it. One thing that seems clear is that as we age, we stick to what is familiar.
Staying Fit – Indoor Activities to Keep Seniors Fit

Staying Fit – Indoor Activities to Keep Seniors Fit

Fitness is as much about our physical health as our mental health. When it comes seniors, looking at fitness options should be holistic. Here are a few fun ideas and activities for seniors to enjoy inside that will help improve their fitness.
Sharp & Focused – Keeping Your Memory Sharp. What Are the Top Five Memory Games?

Sharp & Focused – Keeping Your Memory Sharp. What Are the Top Five Memory Games?

We all get a little rusty as we get older, but some children also struggle to retain information, instructions, and data. Memory games or brain games are fun ways to train yourself to recall things simply by practicing those skills.
Tips for Making (and Keeping!) Your New Year’s Resolutions

Tips for Making (and Keeping!) Your New Year’s Resolutions

With the current year quickly coming to an end, many people are beginning to think about their New Year’s resolutions. The most common resolutions people make are to exercise more, improve their diets, and to lose weight.
Apps That Exercise Your Brain and Keep You Sharp

Apps That Exercise Your Brain and Keep You Sharp

Keeping your brain sharp is just as critical as staying physically fit – especially as you age. Doing puzzles, brainteasers, card games, dancing, and learning new skills are all ways you can flex and strengthen your brain muscles.
Enjoy an Active Holiday Season with These 5 Outings

Enjoy an Active Holiday Season with These 5 Outings

The holiday season brings family gatherings, memorable traditions, and lots of delicious food! If you’re looking to incorporate more active events and outings this season, there are plenty of ways to enjoy festive cheer while getting out of the house and moving!
Don’t Give Up On Your Fitness Goals in the Winter With These Tips

Don’t Give Up On Your Fitness Goals in the Winter With These Tips

With freezing temperatures, snow, and the business of the holiday season, staying active during the winter months can be a challenge for even the most physically fit and motivated.
8 Essential Ways to Have a Stress-Free Holiday Season

8 Essential Ways to Have a Stress-Free Holiday Season

The busy holiday season has its perks, but it can also cause emotional stress as we navigate family, events, shopping, cooking, and more. Learn how to make your mental wellness a priority with a few expert tips.
Reasons You Should Volunteer and How to Get Started

Reasons You Should Volunteer and How to Get Started

Giving back to your community and donating your time to help others has multiple benefits, especially as you age. It keeps you physically active, engages your mind, enables you to meet new people, and even teaches you new skills. To help you get started, here’s a look at some reasons why you should volunteer and some popular opportunities to lend a hand.
Why You Should Incorporate Weightlifting Into Your Routine

Why You Should Incorporate Weightlifting Into Your Routine

Many seem to think that light cardio is the only exercise appropriate for active aging adults, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. Strength training and weight lifting should be a part of every older adult’s routine. Here are some tips on how to incorporate these exercises into your life at any age.