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Tapestry Observes Baby Boomer Recognition Day

Tapestry Observes Baby Boomer Recognition Day

Jun 21, 2017

“Almost exactly nine months after World War II ended, the cry of the baby was heard across the land.” – Historian Landon James Over 3 million babies arrived in the U.S. in 1946; the first year of what became known as the baby boom generation. Now those first babies are moving into their 70’s. And […]

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Volunteering: Good for Your Heart, Your Health, and Your Happiness!

Volunteering: Good for Your Heart, Your Health, and Your Happiness!

May 31, 2017

We know that volunteering to help others makes us feel good emotionally, but did you know that studies have shown that it keeps us healthier too? A study from Volunteer Match done with United Healthcare shows some interesting results about the benefits of volunteering: More than 68% of those who volunteered in the past year report that […]

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Vaccinations aren’t just for kids─make sure you have the ones you need!

Vaccinations aren’t just for kids─make sure you have the ones you need!

May 23, 2017

Many people think that vaccinations are only for kids, but that’s just not true. Adults, including those over 50, need to get vaccinations too. You still need them to stay healthy, just like you did when you were younger. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has recently changed their recommendations of which […]

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10 simple things that lead to better sleep

10 simple things that lead to better sleep

Apr 30, 2017

It’s a common misconception that older adults don’t need as much sleep as younger people do. In fact, studies show that people aged 55 and up still need about 7.5 to 9 hours of sleep a night. It varies from person to person, but not from age group. How you feel in the morning is […]

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One Surprising Thing that Adults Over 50 are Doing

One Surprising Thing that Adults Over 50 are Doing

Apr 20, 2017

Adults over the age of 50 are one of the fastest-growing groups of entrepreneurs in the U.S. In fact, these adults are twice as likely as millennials to start a business in the next year. This group has become so prevalent that they’ve developed a moniker–they’re known as Seniorpreneurs. It’s surprising, but true: people in their […]

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7 Easy Steps Your Healthy Heart Will Love

7 Easy Steps Your Healthy Heart Will Love

Mar 13, 2017

The American Heart Association has developed a seven step list to help people live a longer, healthier life. They call it “seven small steps to big changes.” The beauty of the seven steps is that anyone can make these simple modifications, none of them are expensive to make, and even working on just a few of them […]

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7 Simple Ways to Prevent Dangerous Falls

7 Simple Ways to Prevent Dangerous Falls

Feb 24, 2017

Falls are the leading cause of injury for those 65 and older. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that each year millions of older adults fall, and more than 700,000 of those are hospitalized with serious medical problems as a result. To make it worse, once someone has fallen, the chance of […]

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February is Soup Month

February is Soup Month

Feb 07, 2017

Happy Soup Month! Even though it’s warm in Oklahoma this week, you know that winter isn’t done yet! And is there anything better on a cold February night than a bowl of homemade soup? Maybe not! Soup is good for you and it’s the perfect comfort food for those cold winter nights that we’ll have again soon. […]

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Make your New Year’s Resolutions Really Stick this Year!

Make your New Year’s Resolutions Really Stick this Year!

Dec 28, 2016

It’s that time of year again. According to StatisticBrain.com, more than half of Americans will make New Year’s resolutions in a few days. Their research shows that 75% of those who make a resolution on New Year’s Day will still be working on it after a week. After one month, 64% will be sticking to their […]

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Grand Tapestry’s Pet-Friendly Lifestyle is Good for your Health and Well-Being

Grand Tapestry’s Pet-Friendly Lifestyle is Good for your Health and Well-Being

Dec 19, 2016

There are many great reasons why Tapestry offers a pet-friendly home environment. Most importantly, we believe it’s good for our resident’s health and emotional well-being. And science and research backs us up on this! On an emotional level, studies show that owning a pet can decrease depression, stress, and anxiety. Health-wise, having a pet can […]

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