Category: Lifestyle

our souls at night – going for a walk

Our Souls at Night: The Joy of Rediscovering Love

Written by Stannah on 12:56 pm

There are few feelings like the joy of falling in love. For many of us, our fondest memories are those we share with that special someone who makes life feel a little fuller. Spending time with that one person who truly understands you can have a profound impact on how you see the world, but […]

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90-year-old Anežka Kašpárková is living proof that age really is just a number!

Written by Stannah on 12:06 pm

Anežka Kašpárková is a 90-year-old woman who is fulfilling her dream of becoming an artist while refusing to let age get in her way. Having worked hard as a farmer before she retired, she could be spending her well-earned retirement relaxing. She deserves a break, after all, she worked hard for decades. Instead, Anežka chooses […]

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senior golf

Senior Golf: A Healthy Balance of Fun & Exercise

Written by Stannah on 12:26 pm

It’s one of the best feelings in sports: the perfect golf shot. Everything is balanced and in rhythm. The world slows down. Your thoughts and movements are fluid, working together, perfectly in sync. You feel the ball give, and before even lifting your head to track it, you know exactly where it’s going. These are […]

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retiring off the grid

Retiring off the grid: An alternative retirement plan

Written by Stannah on 5:14 am

Retiring off the grid (not literally – you can still have electricity and running water and feel like you’re living in the wilderness!). It may or may not be something you’ve heard of. It might even be something you’ve considered. If you’re thinking about it, this article could give you some insight into the thinking […]

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the secret diary of hendrik groen

The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, the 83 ¼ Year-Old Who Conquered Our Hearts!

Written by Stannah on 6:57 am

“The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 83 ¼ Years Old”. This unique diary has won over readers far beyond its homeland (the Netherlands). In fact, the translation rights of the award-winning book have been sold to more than 35 countries! The book is on the international best-sellers list and has since been developed into a […]

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senior-gardening

Senior gardening: learn more about the benefits of a therapeutic garden

Written by Stannah on 1:22 pm

Ever wondered why so many seniors take up gardening after they’ve retired? Aside from having the luxury of more spare time, tending to a garden or simply enjoying being in contact with nature has several health benefits that can help seniors feel better, avoid stress and anxiety and live a fuller life. If you think about […]

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Communal living or cohousing is a great way to live our lives

Independence through communal living: is cohousing the future?

Written by Stannah on 5:37 am

Cohousing, or communal living, is a trend that has picked up a lot of steam over the last 40 years and could very well be in your future. However, many people still don’t know much about the subject and associate the idea of communal living with hippy communes of the sixties. While holding hands and […]

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Aging in place: how technology can help

How can technology help seniors aging in place?

Written by Stannah on 5:44 am

According to the Population Reference Bureau, there are 46 million people over the age of 65, and 20 million over the age of 75 in the US. Considering this number is going to increase in the next 20 to 30 years, age-friendly technologies and devices to help improve the  experience of aging at home are […]

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