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Loneliness and It’s Toll On Positive Aging

By Susan Williams I don’t know of anyone who wants to be lonely. But sadly, many people are. Research from the AARP discovered that approximately 1 in 3 adults aged 45 and over are lonely.  And in the UK, the issue of loneliness has become so concerning that they even...

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What If Seven Minutes of Exercise A Day Was Enough?

By Randee Bieler I was worried about myself and exercise. I just turned 70 and right on que, my legs started really feeling the stairs. I am so jealous of Husband, Peter, who loves tennis, he actually anticipates it gleefully every time he’s got a game. If I played tennis,...

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Walking is Good But A Fast Walk Is Even Better!

By Susan Williams If you are already making a regular routine of taking a walk that is great. In fact, you don’t even have to walk that much in order to derive some benefits. According to a study published by the American Journal of Preventive Medicine, as little as two...

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Create Your Own Blue Zone

By Mike Drak The Contessa just got back from visiting her family in Italy and told me that she wants to move there one day because in her words- “they really know how to live” something that we have sadly forgotten here. As is my nature I started to...

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Reasons To Back Away From the Television Screen

By Susan Williams If I told you that the average retiree watches 48 hours of television a week would that surprise you? Well, according to an article published in The Wall Street Journal this is the case. In the post they shared that this was the number that was...

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Do Fences Really Make Good Neighbours?

By Susan Williams There is an old saying “fences make good neighbours”. But with loneliness being such a significant concern – especially for aging – are fences actually good for communities?

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