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New Year’s resolutions for older adults


2016 is fast approaching—what are your resolutions for the New Year? For many older adults, the key to aging happily is to stay active and engaged in the world around them. The following are three great resolutions to make for the year ahead.

Events to end 2015 on a high note

Take a break from the bustle of the holiday season to join us next week for our final events of 2015: a visit from historian Gary Hylander and a performance by the musical duo Sweet.

Great stretches for people 50+


Stretching: we often think of it as a pre-exercise activity, but did you know it’s also an exercise in itself? There are many physical and mental benefits to stretching—it increases blood flow and range of motion, and can help reduce stress and improve your mood. It also helps prevent injuries, which we’re increasingly at risk for as we age and our muscles tighten.

December events at Waterstone


The holiday season is an exciting time of year, but it can also be a stressful one. With all the planning, parties, shopping and guests, it’s important to make time for yourself. We’ll be hosting four events at Waterstone at Wellesley this week, all of which are great options for when you need an hour or two of “me time.”

Poet Wendy Drexler to read at Waterstone this week


December is a month for reflection and appreciation; for slowing down and spending time with loved ones, as well as giving thought to your life and the lives of others. With this in mind, we will welcome the accomplished poet Wendy Drexler to read and discuss her poetry on Friday, Dec. 4 at 7:30 p.m.

Recipe: A citrus twist on a Thanksgiving favorite


Looking for a last-minute recipe to liven up your Thanksgiving spread? Try a unique citrus twist on traditional cranberry sauce with this easy orange-cranberry relish recipe from Shonna Sherman, Executive Chef and Food Service Director at Waterstone at Wellesley—your tablemates will want the recipe!

Orange-cranberry Relish

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Three lectures next week at Waterstone

For many people, the fall season fills us with the urge to learn. In that spirit, Waterstone at Wellesley will host three history lectures next week (Nov. 15-21) on a diverse range of topics.

Early November events at Waterstone


November is here, which means the holiday season isn’t far behind. We’ve got a full schedule of festive events this month at Waterstone at Wellesley, and we hope to see you at these and others:

The best kinds of nuts for your health needs

We all know that eating well is essential to good overall health. While it’s fairly easy to identify unhealthy foods and limit our consumption, it can be trickier to figure out which healthy foods are best for our personal needs and health concerns. Nuts have been regarded as a superfood for years now, but did you know that certain kinds of nuts have particular health benefits?

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