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Millions of older adults fall victim to scams each year, losing substantial amounts of money they need for their retirement. In fact, scammers often target seniors in financial scams, because they expect older adults to have significant savings in their bank accounts. If your senior loved one becomes a victim of fraud, it can leave […]

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Dementia affects more than 50 million people around the world, with 10 million new cases registered every year, according to the World Health Organization. It’s a disease that causes a mental decline in memory, thinking, reasoning and an individual’s ability to perform daily living activities. Here are 10 signs that you may notice early in dementia’s […]

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National Osteoporosis Month was created to shed light on this very common and degenerative disease that weakens the bones. According to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, osteoporosis is responsible for more than two million fractures occurring annually.  Although gradual bone loss is normal after the age of 35, there are preventative techniques to keep bones […]

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Why Should I Retire in Northern California?

If you’re looking for the perfect place to retire, you may wonder what Northern California has to offer. With plenty of stimulating activities, arts and culture, technology leadership, environmental sustainability, shopping and dining, and great weather, Oakland and the surrounding areas may provide just the setting you seek. As the largest city in the East […]

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A Senior’s Guide to Oakland: 8 Things to See and Do

As the largest city in Alameda County, California, there is always something new and interesting to do in Oakland. Whether you are looking for a relaxing way to spend an afternoon or you want to find a destination to impress out-of-state guests, we’ve got you covered with these 8 tried and true things to see […]

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For individuals who discover that their friend or family member requires supportive care, making a decision about a possible transition into a new senior living lifestyle can be challenging. A variety of options may be available, but choosing the best solution for you, a family member or friend can be complex. Even if you have […]

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Transitioning Through Levels of Senior Care

As your health needs change over time, finding the right type of care — in an environment that works for you — can become challenging. In the pursuit of exceptional lives, many people choose communities that offer a comprehensive continuum of services. Within the continuum of care, you’ll find levels of living that can meet […]

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National Craft Month is a great time to explore ways to creatively express yourself. With so many different crafts and hobbies to choose from, like photography, drawing, painting, pottery, and textiles, everyone should be able to find a creative outlet they enjoy. Sewing simple crafts is a fun way to promote creativity and coordination. Below, […]

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As you grow older, it becomes increasingly important to stay active and healthy. While you don’t necessarily have to be fit enough to run a marathon, regular low impact exercises, including walking, are great for lowering your risk of heart disease, diabetes, dementia and even some cancers. Additionally, with a regular exercise routine, you are more […]

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Finding Community In A Community

If you’re thinking about moving into a senior living community, you may feel a little nervous about meeting new people. While it’s true that you may not know anyone when you first move in, you can rest assured that your community will provide ample opportunities for socializing, and you’ll easily make new friends. Socializing is […]

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