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At Leisure Care, we believe that love is a verb. Every February, we show the communities where we live, work, and play how much we love them by getting active and raising funds that will make a tangible difference in the lives of children and families in those communities. Fun and fitness intersected during our...
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Seniors are using technology more than ever. From monitoring health, managing medication schedules, and more, one of the greatest contributions of technology is how it enables us to stay in touch with family and friends when we are unable or unwilling to leave our homes. These simple ways to stay connected can combat depression and...
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Technology has benefited all generations in many ways but one of the greatest may be delivery services. From meal delivery to household products and even grocery shopping, it’s a rare occasion that one absolutely must rush to the store to get an item. Take a closer look at the top delivery services for seniors, how...
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It’s 2020 and while it feels like we are a long way from flying cars, tele-transportation, and the other futuristic ideals of the past, the truth is that we have come a long way. While every generation has benefited from technology, this generation of seniors may experience the greatest benefit. From virtual reality devices to...
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You’ve finally done it; you’ve made the move to senior living and now it is time to get settled into a new chapter of your life! For many seniors, living in a senior living community looks very different. It may be busier, the food may be different, it may just feel, well, different. If you’ve...
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#OKBoomer is seen across social media platforms, plastered on t-shirts, and will most likely be heard around family tables this holiday season. A rallying cry for younger generations challenging authority, ‘OK Boomer’ is meant to discredit people who think differently than the millennials and do not support the initiatives of a younger generation. But, it’s...
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Grandparents who live far from their grandchildren face a particularly difficult challenge when it comes to building and maintaining relationships. How can grandparents who see their grandchildren few and far between form a close bond? Quality Over Quantity in Bonding with Grandchildren The good news for long-distance grandparents is that psychological research indicates that, similar...
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Ageism in America
Even as the number of Americans 60 and older rises in the United States, seniors are still facing ageism. From fighting negative stereotype portrayed in the media to facing inequality in the workplace, many adults 60 and older are all too often the victims of ageism. Learn more about ageism, how it negatively affects seniors...
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School is out for summer! For many grandparents that means regular visits from grandchildren or even extended periods of time together. With warmer weather, longer days, and fewer obligations make summer the perfect time to forge bonds with grandchildren. Here are some ideas to keep the fun going all summer long! 7 Ways to Enjoy...
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There’s no doubt that the ability to drive represents independence and freedom. We want our senior loved ones to stay as independent as possible while ensuring their safety, but age can make driving more difficult. Arthritis can make gripping the steering wheel painful, medical conditions can affect the nerves in the feet and legs, and...
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