Category: Recreation

You’ve spent many years working hard and now it’s time to enjoy the fruits of your labor. Many older adults are taking those vacations they’ve dreamed of for years – visiting family scattered across the country, traveling to new parts of the world, and sometimes just relaxing on a beach somewhere warm. Before you skip …

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Transportation is essential to quality of life for seniors. Yet our country’s transportation network policy has not undergone any extensive updates in five decades. Transportation for America (T4A), a coalition working to ensure transportation for citizens of all ages, released a report in 2011 called “Aging in Place, Stuck Without Options: Fixing the Mobility Crisis …

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In recent years, the “graying of America” has inspired a re-evaluation of the way people age, emphasizing the potential of seniors rather than their limitations. This new perspective goes hand-in-hand with research studies that seek to find which factors contribute to senior citizens remaining healthy and independent longer. A growing body of evidence shows that …

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“Our traditions act as a compass for all of our human relationships and personal interactions…As we honor traditions, so we learn to honor ourselves, and in the final analysis, each other.” — Donna Rockwell, PSY.D. The holidays remind us that tradition plays an important role in our lives. Through our own personal experiences, tradition becomes …

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Water is a therapeutic tool that can benefit many health conditions, which is why we’ve taken steps to provide this therapy to Linn County residents. Meth-Wick is installing two Hydroworx pools at The Woodlands through the Rejuvenate campaign.  The therapy pools will enable Meth-Wick to offer improved quality of life to individuals who have been …

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