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Why Personal Connections Are the Key to Healthy Aging

Eating right. Staying active. Having a positive attitude. There is lots of information and advice on how to age gracefully, and you’ve probably heard most of it. But there’s one piece of advice that has been getting more and more attention thanks to a variety of studies: maintain and build personal connections. 

Making the Transition to Senior Living? Don’t Wait.

A recent article in the Boston Globe, “There’s a window, and once it closes, it closes forever,” takes an in-depth look at a question many seniors have at some point. When should I make the transition to senior living?

How to maximize your doctor visit

How to maximize your doctor visitHave you ever left a medical appointment feeling dissatisfied because it didn’t seem like you and your doctor were on the same page? It’s happened to the best of us, but it doesn’t have to! Doctors are people, and good communication is a key part of having a satisfying relationship (as well as keeping your health in top shape.)

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Trouble sleeping? Try these foods

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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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