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Are you on Social Media? Your Friends Are!

Are you on Social Media? Your Friends Are!

Nov 30, 2016

Chances are good that you’re probably already enjoying social media. But if you haven’t joined in yet, Tapestry is here to help! We offer classes every month on Facebook, email, and general computer use. Research shows that adults over the age of 50 are flocking to social media sites in record numbers. In fact, Forbes recently reported […]

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5 Easy Ways to Increase Gratitude in Your Daily Life

5 Easy Ways to Increase Gratitude in Your Daily Life

Nov 16, 2016

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.”  — Oprah Winfrey With Thanksgiving right around the corner, gratitude is on our minds—but maybe not for long enough. If we can continue the practice of expressing gratitude beyond the […]

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Top Influencers in Aging: Three of Our Favorites

Top Influencers in Aging: Three of Our Favorites

Nov 01, 2016

Are you familiar with Next Avenue? If you’re not yet, we think you’ll want to be. It’s a news and information site aimed at baby boomers, developed and run by PBS. Each year they produce a list of who they consider to be the top influencers in aging. We’re going to highlight three who we thought […]

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Staff Spotlight:  Meet Debbie Evers at Tapestry of Quail Springs OKC

Staff Spotlight: Meet Debbie Evers at Tapestry of Quail Springs OKC

Sep 08, 2016

If you haven’t stopped by to meet Tapestry’s new Community Manager, Debbie Evers, please do! “I’m just an open-door person,” Debbie wants you to know. “Having happy residents is what’s most important. They come first with me!” Debbie is just finishing up her first week at Tapestry, but she’s been in the business of helping residents feel […]

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Brain Games: 5 Fun Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp

Brain Games: 5 Fun Ways to Keep Your Mind Sharp

Aug 17, 2016

Ready for some good news? Old brains can learn new tricks. “We used to think that with age, brain cells shriveled up, died, and that was that,” says Paul Laurienti, M.D., Ph.D., a brain researcher at Wake Forest University School of Medicine. “Now we know that even older brains can grow new, stronger connections.” That’s right, research has shown that […]

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Another Thing that Gets Better with Age!

Another Thing that Gets Better with Age!

Aug 11, 2016

We’ve got something else you can add to the list of things that get better with age. You’ve heard that wine, wisdom, and worn jeans get better and better. But did you know that happiness also increases as you age? Several well-researched studies back this up One extensive Gallup poll of 340,000 people showed that after the […]

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An Active Lifestyle Leads to a Better Life

An Active Lifestyle Leads to a Better Life

Jul 12, 2016

The data is clear. Staying active for those 55 and better has benefits that everyone wants to enjoy. If you can give yourself the opportunities for an active lifestyle, you will have a healthier, more energetic, and most likely longer life. Three important parts of an active lifestyle matter the most: exercise, learning, and social […]

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