From the monthly archives: April 2011


Many seniors understand the need and benefits of aerobic exercise, especially as we age.  However a new study, recently published by the Stanford School of Medicine, highlights new research on just how beneficial running may be to seniors:




Running slows the aging clock, Stanford researchers find:

Regular running slows […]

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We will continue in our two-part series on container gardening, a great way to enjoy the benefits of a garden with limited space and resources!

Seeding and Transplanting:

Vegetables that can be easily transplanted are best suited for container gardening. Transplants may be purchased from local nurseries or can be grown at home. Seeds […]

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Margit Novack, cSMM, of Moving Solutions is no stranger to the hassles of moving.  As  founder and President of the National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM), Margit provides moving assistance for seniors in all aspects of the process.  From planning to making sure her clients feel settled when they arrive.  As Margit […]

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Perhaps the hardest part of the decision to move into a retirement community is the thought of giving up your home.  However, many retirees do not realize the unforeseen costs of home ownership on a fixed budget.  Scott Burns a syndicated columnist and a principal strategist at the Plano, TX-based investment firm Continue Reading


In Part II of our series on moving tips, Margit Novack, cSMM, of Moving Solutions and founder of the National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM), provides insights on how to simplify a moving day:


On the lists of stress-inducing events, moving is usually one of the highest, with move day […]

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It’s likely to happen to many of us: symptoms of Presbyopia, or, the inability to focus your eyesight on near objects, will start to become the reality we must face everyday.  Recently, the New York Times featured an article on this very topic:


“There’s no escaping it. Diet and exercise, the […]

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More than ever, today’s seniors are making their mark on the world. With plenty of energy and years of valuable life experience, they are pursuing volunteer work with a passion. Here’s the story of four Willow Valley Communities, Lancaster PA, whose volunteer activities are important parts of their […]

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