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Best Restaurants in Oakland, California

Everyone enjoys eating out, especially when the food is delightful, the atmosphere is unforgettable, and the meal is shared with family and friends. Oakland has many laid-back, destination-worthy restaurants … whatever kind of food you want, it’s here. The diversity of eating experiences available in this city is amazing. Below, you’ll find some of the […]

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Senior Smart Phone Safety

Technology has changed our lives dramatically. Things like dishwashers, TV remotes, computers and cell phones have made life so much easier than it once was. But at the same time, some of these items also open you up to certain dangers. Just like hackers, scammers and phishers attack you through your computer, the same individuals […]

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The Importance of Senior Dental Care

Did you know 25 percent of Americans don’t have all of their teeth by the age of 60? Dental health is an important aspect of an individual’s overall health, especially as they age. Several factors make this true. Some of these include: Medical conditions like arthritis make flossing and brushing difficult Having cognitive issues causing […]

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Heart Healthy Grocery Shopping Tips

The statistics concerning heart disease are sobering. Every year, more than 600,000 people in the United States die due to heart disease. Coronary artery disease (CAD), the most common form of cardiovascular disease, accounts for more than 370,000 of those deaths. Many times, the first sign of CAD is a heart attack. Approximately 735,000 Americans […]

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10 Tips to Avoid Contracting the Flu

It’s that time again –  Flu season is here, and unfortunately, those of us 65+ can be at great (and some would argue greatest) risk. Despite the various and sobering statistics, there are steps we can take to protect ourselves and those we love from getting sick. Here are 10 tips seniors can take to avoid the […]

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Senior Living Myths Debunked

There are many misconceptions about senior living. People once thought of retirement living as sad or lonely; that it is a place where only the frail live. The good news is that nothing could be further from the truth – senior living offers a vibrant and exciting alternative to the burdens of living alone. Here […]

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Top Tips to Avoid Scams this Holiday Season

With the holiday shopping season in full swing, millions of shoppers are making their lists and checking them twice. Although most items on your list fall into the “nice” category, there are many “naughty” scammers out there working overtime to get their hands on people’s hard-earned money during the busy weeks ahead. This is their […]

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7 Holiday Attractions Around San Francisco

When you think of the holidays, you may imagine sleigh rides, snowball fights and colorful lights twinkling through snow-covered trees. In San Francisco, however, the temperatures, which stay within sight of the fifties, make holidays in the Bay Area something just a little different. The moderate weather and the incredible diversity of San Francisco offers […]

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Cultural differences affect nearly every aspect of life, from marriage to food. As it turns out, cultural differences can also influence the way families make decisions about health care. All cultures have developed systems of beliefs to explain the cause of illness, how illness can be cured or treated, and who should be involved in […]

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Non-Strenuous Activities for Seniors in California

California is a gorgeous state with activities galore even for those seeking a less strenuous itinerary. Due to its immense size and diverse landscapes, California offers something for everyone. Whatever you want – California has it, from 840 miles of stunning coastline to the majestic redwood forests, to one of its many mountain ranges, to […]

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