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Senior living comes with many challenges. In particular, significant decisions regarding money, health, and home often cause unecessary stress. Below are some articles and web resources which we hope will assist you with a multitude of concerns and enable you to make the most of your options.

Regular Social Activity Helps Seniors Think, Sleep Better (WebMD)
Physical Activity - The Benefits to Seniors (American Geriatric Society)
Healthy Eating for Seniors (Nutrition.com)
Living With Arthritis - How to Care For Yourself (The Arthritis Foundation)
How to Spot Senior Depression (About.com/Senior Health)
What Seniors Should Know About Selling a Home (MSN Money)

Web Links
National Institute of Health - Senior Health
http://nihseniorhealth.gov

Senior Citizens Resource Guide
https://www.callersmart.cm/guides/86/Senior-Citizens-Resources

WebMD for Seniors
http://www.webmd.com/default.htm
http://seniorhealth.healthcommunities.com

The American Geriatrics Society
http://www.americangeriatrics.org

SeniorSite.com
http://www.seniorsite.com/finance/index.asp

AARP.org
http://www.aarp.org/money

USA.gov
http://www.usa.gov/Topics/Seniors.shtml

 

 

 

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