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Dating Advice for Older Couples

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Dating at older ages has its charm despite the ups and downs. It is never too late to find a soul mate again, especially if you are still grieving after losing your spouse. Let’s look at the list of seven helpful dating tips for seniors who want to date again.

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8 Best Activities and Sports Seniors Will Enjoy

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Are you looking for new ways to help your parents enjoy their retirement years even more? Introduce them to walking, water sports, badminton, taichi or yoga, walking soccer, fishing, cycling, and golf.

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4 Music Activities for Seniors and How It Can Benefit Them

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We, as human beings, have innate musicality. It is not surprising how music entertains us, but did you know that music has much more to offer? Discover how these four music activities for seniors can physically and mentally benefit your loved ones.

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Online Shopping Tips for Seniors as They Prepare for Black Friday

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Shopping online saves time and is more convenient than traditional shopping. However, seniors may struggle to adapt to the Internet, making online seem like a hassle. Keep reading for online shopping tips for seniors this Black Friday.

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6 Fun Thanksgiving Activities Your Parents Will Enjoy

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You’ve got the food, the company, and the holiday spirit. Wondering what will make this Thanksgiving more memorable for your seniors? Thanksgiving activities! Check out this list of fun activities by 12 Oaks!

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What You Need to Know About Veteran Benefits for Assisted Living

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Veterans who sacrifice their all while serving their country deserve support in their later years. Read on to learn more about Veteran benefits for assisted living.

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How to Guide Your Parents to Cope With the Loss of Their Spouse

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Consoling your surviving parent can be as challenging as dealing with the passing of your deceased parent. Have a look at our guide of helpful tips to help your parents cope with the loss of their spouse.

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5 Flavorful Cold Weather Food Ideas Your Elder Family Members Will Enjoy

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This winter can be truly delightful, especially with delectable meals for your beloved family. Our five nutritious winter recipes list might help you find a good idea.

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5 Outdoor Activities Elderly Family Members Will Love to Reduce Stress

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Nothing compares to the feeling of being outside and surrounded by nature. Read on to discover some outdoor activities you might enjoy with your elderly family members.

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Importance of Senior Eye Care [+ Tips to Keep Their Eyes Healthy]

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Senior eye care is vital since it helps detect, treat, and even prevent vision-threatening problems before they’re able to cause permanent changes.

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5 Superfood Recipes Older Adults Will Enjoy

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Superfoods are considered nutrient-dense and beneficial for one’s health. Read on to learn about the five superfood recipes you and your seniors will enjoy.

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Learning About Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease in Elderly Relatives

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Early-onset Alzheimer’s disease (EOAD), or younger-onset Alzheimer’s disease, is a term used to describe Alzheimer’s symptoms in younger individuals during their 40s and 50s.

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WHAT OUR RESIDENTS SAY

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It has been almost 4 months since Mother moved in and she is finally settling down and feeling like she’s at home. I still appreciate all you did to help me with our move. Mother really likes the food, she says they make a wonderful salad every day. I would definitely say it’s the people at Wyndham that make the difference.

Andi Pastore

I have never regretted moving in here. I am the president of the Happy To Be Here Club!

Ralph Stark

Resident

It is such a friendly place.

Dottie Vaughn

Resident

I love living here, with all the activities, and the feel of home. I know I made the right choice.

Linda Preston

Resident

I was so lonely at home. Since I have moved here I have made friends and I feel like I’m part of a Family here.

Karen Porter

Resident

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Dating Advice for Older Couples

Dating at older ages has its charm despite the ups and downs. It is never too late to find a soul mate again, especially if you are still grieving after losing your spouse. Let’s look at the list of seven helpful dating tips for seniors who want to date again.

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