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New Tech Devices for Seniors

As the population in the United States continues to gray, the technology industry is waking up to the needs of seniors. If you aren’t familiar with some emerging technologies to help them age at home, here’s an overview of some that are garnering the most attention.

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7 Tips for Making Nutritious Smoothies

Smoothies can be a quick and delicious way to add fruits, vegetables, and protein to your daily diet. With careful planning, you can make smoothies at home that taste delicious while still being good for you. Here are a few tips for doing so.

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Make the Most of Your Brainstorming Sessions

When a center wants to tackle a project, often a group of will get together to plan or problem solve. The success of those efforts could very well depend on the productivity of the brainstorming session. Follow these tips to make these meetings more fruitful.

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Seniors and the Struggle with Suicide

Experts predict elderly suicide will be more of a public health concern as baby boomers continue to age. The generation born after World War II has typically had higher suicide rates throughout their lifetime, and all members of the generation will be 65 and older by 2030.

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Tech Products to Help Manage Medications

Staying on track with your medication schedule can be tough to do, especially if you are an older adult who takes several different medicines. Are you or a senior loved one struggling to manage medications? Here are a few suggestions to help you stay safely on track.

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The Health Benefits of Watermelon

As the weather heats up, so does our need for healthy snacks. A ripe, juicy watermelon satisfies your thirst and goes the extra mile toward helping maintain a healthy diet. But did you know that not only does this picnic staple taste delicious, but is also rich in lycopene and Vitamin C?

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Ideas to Share Your Center Newsletter Digitally

There may be times members don’t come to your center on a regular basis, but still like to know what’s going on at your center. The newsletter is a great way to do just that — here are a few ideas that will allow that to happen.

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What Seniors Should Know About Arthritis

The symptoms for the most common types of arthritis are very similar. You may notice that after periods of sitting or upon waking, you feel pain and stiffness in your joints. Your hands, knees or shoulders may become sore or difficult to move and may become swollen. You could be suffering from arthritis.

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Tips to Honor Your Administrative Staff

Your administrative staff is invaluable at your center. They manage day-to-day responsibilities and, when needed, put out those little metaphorical fires that sometimes pop up. Here are some ways to show your appreciation.

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Raised Bed and Container Garden Tips for Seniors

While gardening can become a little more challenging with age, there are lots of ways to safely enjoy this favorite pastime. From growing vegetables in raised beds to planting a container herb garden, here are a few ideas to try this summer.

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Summer Picnic Planning Suggestions for Older Adults

One of the best parts of summer is spending time enjoying a cookout with friends or a picnic at a local park. In honor of National Picnic Month, we share tips for planning the perfect picnic and for making sure your food stays safe on a hot summer day.

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Tackling Time Management for Greater Productivity

It doesn’t matter where you are in your life — you could work in an office, at a center, or in the home — you will at times have a to-do list a mile long that seems overwhelming. You wonder how you will get it all done. Below are some tips to keep you organized and crossing tasks off your list.

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