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Staying Sharp: Aerobics for Your Brain


Did you know that a 70-year old brain has the same number of active neurons as a 20-year old brain?  That means your brain can keep learning and adapting.  People never stop growing or achieving—that’s one of the tenets of the nationally acclaimed Masterpiece Living® program, helping people reach new goals at any age, including...
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Make the Most of Doctors Visits


Seniors and their loved ones can plan ahead for a more productive, worry-free experience. With limited time to meet with a physician, it’s important for you or your senior family member to have the most productive doctor visit possible.  By planning ahead, you can save time and remove some of the stress associated with visiting a...
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Maintaining Fitness and Independence past 50, 60 and Beyond


Living independently is something people of all ages value, and something no one can afford to take for granted. Staying active and fit plays a major role in your level of independence, and will affect the lifestyle options available to you over time. The key to staying physically active as you age is to build exercise...
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Location, Location, Location


When choosing a retirement home location IS important.  Whether you are moving into an independent apartment or a long-term care facility, your choice will affect your quality of life and that of your families. It is wise to consider a location in the same neighborhood as your home.   You will find little disruption in your...
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Understanding Reverse Mortgages


Given the recent economic conditions, Reverse Mortgages have become increasingly necessary to homeowners aged 62 and older.  Many seniors have lost their jobs and have been forced to use their retirement savings for everyday living expenses.  In addition, many of these same seniors have also used a Reverse Mortgage to provide economic relief by eliminating...
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