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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 member, 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 senior apartments over owning their own home these days—and for good reasons. The number of senior renters has grown dramatically […]

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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 4,000 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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Want A Healthy Brain? 12 Foods That Will Help!

Want A Healthy Brain? 12 Foods That Will Help!

Nov 29, 2017

Did you realize the food you eat directly impacts your brain health? It does—eating the right foods can offer your brain some pretty awesome benefits. We’ve known for a long time that what you eat affects your body, but researchers are now discovering that what you eat impacts your brain as well. The good news […]

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Downsizing: This Expert’s Advice Makes It “Right-Sizing”

Downsizing: This Expert’s Advice Makes It “Right-Sizing”

Nov 19, 2017

For many people, the most difficult part of moving to a simpler lifestyle is the downsizing it requires. But there’s help available from people who are experts in the field of senior moves and downsizing. We’re lucky to have a knowledgeable and compassionate expert in the Oklahoma City area, Amber Bergerson of Senior Transitions. Grand Tapestry […]

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Are You Enjoying the Benefits of Tapestry’s Group Fitness Classes?

Are You Enjoying the Benefits of Tapestry’s Group Fitness Classes?

Oct 26, 2017

One of the most important things you can do to increase your quality of life is to stay physically active and healthy. An important part of this is…you already know it: exercise. But exercise doesn’t have to be torturous or physically exhausting. Working on stretching, balancing, and yes, increasing your heart rate all contribute to […]

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