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The “Eyes” Have It for Active Adults

Welcome to the Season of Outdoor Living, when days are longer and the temperatures in the evening make entertaining and star-gazing more enjoyable. While you might be doing everything to protect your skin from sun exposure during the day and stinging insects at night, have you given any thought to protecting your vision? Cataracts are the leading […]

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Active Adults Seek To “Right-Size” Their Homes

Like standing on the shore, watching an enormous wave coming toward you, experts in nearly every facet of our country have been planning for the needs and desires of the Baby Boomer Generation, whose sheer numbers and influence have impacted many of the innovations of the 20th Century, and permanently changed the way we live […]

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Boomers Get Ready for Farmer’s Market Season!

Everywhere we go we hear experts tell us to “eat fresh food” and “spend time outdoors” to improve our health, and “shop local” to support the economy. With the first of May this week, we can easily combine all of these things – it’s Farmer’s Market Season! Each Market Day, local vendors offer a fresh […]

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Forging New Friendships as Active Adults

When Retirement Lifestyle Strategies writer Dee Cascio asked active adults about their top priorities for retirement, the list was extensive, and included items such as a second career, volunteering, improving/maintaining health, traveling, learning a new skill, and spending more time with family and friends. Surprisingly, “making new friends” didn’t even make the list, although downsizing/moving […]

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Active Adults Walk This Way to Better Health

Winter has (hopefully) breathed its last gasp in Georgia with the snow flurries at the end of last week, ushering in the yellow and purple blooms of our first Spring flowers. Add Daylight Saving Time to the mix, and you have the perfect opportunity to keep those resolutions to exercise and get healthy – with […]

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Active Adult Living – The Answers Are Simple

On March 2, 1904, a genius was born in Springfield, Massachusetts. Theodore S. Geisel, known as a perfectionist in his work, also understood the value of humor and play, and the combination of these traits contributed to the enjoyment of his works of fiction, poetry and cartoons, by every generation since their inception. Geisel understood […]

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Accountability Helps Keep New Year’s Resolutions Part 2. Getting Healthy

It’s February… How are those New Year’s Resolutions going? In January, the gyms were full, and grocery store displays featured such healthy options as organic foods, soups, low fat/low carb “diet-friendly” choices, and fresh produce. But Cupid has his quiver of arrows at the ready to derail you with heart-shaped boxes of chocolates. Cold weather […]

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Boomers Enjoy “The Social Round”

“When you see someone putting on his Big Boots, you can be pretty sure that an Adventure is going to happen!” – A. A. Milne Children’s stories have such an incredible job: they use simple language, lovable creatures, and quickly resolved situations to explain the complexities of life – or perhaps to show us that […]

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