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Best Hobbies for Seniors

Best Hobbies for Seniors

Nov 07, 2018

Many people equate hobbies with quiet, solitary pursuits — think reading or playing the violin — and ways to pass the time. But the truth is that hobbies can run the gamut of activity levels and abilities. If you’re looking for a new recreational pursuit to enjoy, you’ll find plenty of options on our list. […]

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10 Things to Discover in Oklahoma City

10 Things to Discover in Oklahoma City

May 30, 2018

Now that our weather is nice, it’s a great time to get out and enjoy some of the interesting attractions that Oklahoma City has to offer. Oklahoma City is a thriving, growing city, and it offers more entertaining attractions every year. Here are ten OKC things you might want to consider doing this summer. 1) Martin Park […]

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Do Nutritional Need Change As We Age?

Do Nutritional Need Change As We Age?

Apr 20, 2018

There’s no question about it—nutritional needs change as we age. Dietary needs are different for babies, children, teenagers, young adults, middle-aged adults, and seniors. If you consume the right nutrients and eat the foods your body needs as you age, you’ll stay healthier. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) claims this leads to a […]

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Experts Say Sitting Is the New Smoking

Experts Say Sitting Is the New Smoking

Mar 30, 2018

Have you heard the saying that sitting is the new smoking? That phrase was coined by Dr. James Levine, director of the Mayo Clinic at Arizona State University’s Obesity Solutions Initiative and inventor of the treadmill desk. Although Dr. Levine is the one who came up with this mantra, many other researchers and health experts […]

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10 Reasons Oklahoma City Seniors Choose To Rent

10 Reasons Oklahoma City Seniors Choose To Rent

Mar 13, 2018

If you are currently a Tapestry resident, you’ve already made the decision that renting is a better option for you than home ownership. And you’re in good company! More and more seniors are choosing renting over owning their own home these days—and for good reasons. The number of senior renters has grown dramatically across all […]

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Staying Strong Is Important As You Age

Staying Strong Is Important As You Age

Feb 28, 2018

One of the most important things you can do for your overall health is to stay strong. Unfortunately, aging doesn’t make this easy—but it’s a battle you can win. As you age, little by little, fat replaces muscle and bone tissues. Loss of muscle causes many problems and makes everyday living harder. But it’s important […]

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Recipes for National Soup Month in February

Recipes for National Soup Month in February

Feb 22, 2018

National Soup Month is at the perfect time—February. You just can’t beat having a warm bowl of soup right now. Besides being comforting, soup has a lot of other great qualities too. Many soups are: Healthy Truly can help you feel better when you’re sick Help you lose weight Filling Affordable to make Help you […]

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What do Seniors Value? 3 Things Top Most Lists

What do Seniors Value? 3 Things Top Most Lists

Jan 31, 2018

An important study for seniors is conducted annually, and its research finds consistent results every year. The National Council on Aging, UnitedHealthcare, and USA Today join together to conduct the United States of Aging Study. Researchers survey 4000 U.S. adults, including a nationally representative sample of seniors aged 60 and older. Each year, the seniors […]

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Yes, You Can Improve Your Balance!

Yes, You Can Improve Your Balance!

Dec 27, 2017

Maintaining or improving good balance as you age is one of the best things you can do for your well-being. Although none of us like to think of ourselves as having “old people’s problems,” balance starts to deteriorate as early as your 50’s. But don’t worry—you can improve your balance! Balance is Crucial to Staying Healthy Poor […]

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How to be Loving and Close as a Long-Distance Grandparent

How to be Loving and Close as a Long-Distance Grandparent

Dec 19, 2017

There are over 70 million grandparents in the U.S. today, and a large percentage of these live in different towns and cities than their grandchildren. But thanks to today’s technology, long-distance grandparents can stay in touch with grandkids more easily than ever before. Staying Close is Important In previous generations, men and women often married […]

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