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Active Adults Celebrate Stress Awareness Month

With all of the things that are supposed to simplify our lives, it seems we are more “stressed out” than ever. That’s why, in 1992, April was designated as Stress Awareness Month, an attempt by The Health Resource Network (HRN) to address – and combat – the growing Stress Epidemic. Active Adults may find that, […]

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Active Adults Conquer Container Gardening

The gorgeous weather over the past few weekends has sent folks flocking to plant nurseries for flowers and vegetables. Spring Planting Fever has definitely hit Metro Atlanta! For many people, traditional gardening is too time-consuming, or they don’t have enough room in their yards for rows of tomato and cucumber plants, which is why container […]

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“Sandwich” Survival For Active Adults

Active Adults – the Baby Boomer generation – will go down in history as the most innovative generation, developing improvements for meal preparation to travel, fashion, music, health, and more.   They also have a label for each innovation, and caring for aging parents while also raising children has become known as the Sandwich Generation, […]

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Active Adults Fulfilled Through VolunTOURism

Did you know that travel and voluntarism are not mutually exclusive? According to sustainable tourism research by industry experts at Virginia Tech, more than 10 million individuals spend up to $2 billion each year for the opportunity to “travel with a purpose.” Because there is no regulatory body to ensure that the volunteer work performed […]

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“Cool” Tips For Active Adults

It might not feel so this week, but the heat of a Georgia summer is just around the corner. Since keeping cool is a hot topic in the South, we’ve compiled some timely tips to stay healthy and comfortable without sacrificing the “active” part of active adulthood: Stay Hydrated Health experts recommend adults of average […]

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Heart Month Tips for Active Adults

  Forget about the super-sized boxes of chocolates; if you really want to show someone how much you love them (and yourself!), take some Valentine’s Day tips from the American Heart Association to help avoid heart attack, stroke, and cardiac arrest! Warning Signs Heart Attack – symptoms differ by individual. If you feel uncomfortable, tired, […]

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Put the ACTIVE in Active Adult This New Year

For every adult who doesn’t exercise, there are dozens of reasons why they stopped – or never started, including illness or injury that interfered with their routine, weather conditions that interrupted their preferred activity, career or similar commitments that decreased the time available for exercise, or maybe they just grew bored with their regimen. Those […]

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Definition of “Successful Aging” For Active Adults

Success is measured differently at various stages of our lives. Because our needs change as we age, so does our definition of success. In fact, the term “Successful Aging” was introduced as a concept in the 1950s, and surged in popularity in the 1980s when the Baby Boomer generation realized there would be “life after […]

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Holiday Hydration for Active Adults

  The 2015 Holiday Season has officially begun, and with it, our attention to diet, exercise, and overall health. Even if we over-indulge in sweets and party schedules, (and under-indulge in vegetables, sleep, and exercise!), one thing Active Adults need to pay attention to is drinking enough water. Medical professionals suggest that men require at […]

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Healthy Advice for Active Adults: Eat Your Veggies!

Pumpkins, apples, and cabbage are just a few of the veggies and fruits that are at their peak in October, which is perfect timing since it’s a month that celebrates vegetarianism! Don’t worry: no one is asking you to give up steaks, burgers, and barbecue (it’s football tailgating season, after all!), but experimenting with fruits […]

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