Warm Weather Safety Tips for Seniors

When spring weather arrives, many of us are eager to get outside and take part in our favorite activities. From hiking to gardening and shopping at the outdoor mall, everyone should find an enjoyable way to spend time outdoors to avoid a sedentary lifestyle. While we all should pay attention to high temperatures and other…

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Spring Activities for Seniors

Spring is right around the corner and we can’t wait to say goodbye to snow and ice! The new season brings opportunities to get outdoors and enjoy the activities we couldn’t during winter. This is no exception for seniors, who can benefit from the fresh air and sunshine more than anyone. What are some springtime…

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Can Seniors Donate Blood?

March is National Red Cross Month, an observance started after WWII by President Franklin D. Roosevelt. The Red Cross was founded by nurse Clara Barton in 1881 with a mission to “prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies.” Every eight minutes, the Red Cross responds to someone in need, an effort made…

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February Is American Heart Month

Did you know heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States? For both men and women, one in four deaths is the result of heart disease. During the month of February, we observe American Heart Month, an initiative to raise awareness of heart disease and encourage prevention. What can seniors do…

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