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It’s like Festivus came early this year!  Some of us are entering the third month of lockdown, and tempers are getting especially frayed, but you don’t need three months of house arrest to start feeling a little…tetchy.  Being confined to home and “suiting up” before for that rare trip outside, foregoing haircuts – it all
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I”m Virge Randall, Managing Editor of seniorplanet.org, and lifelong New York City resident.  Living in the epicenter of this epidemic presents some unusual challenges – some familiar to people in similar urban settings, some completely foreign.  Here’s a quick look at a typical day in Plague Central. Good Morning! I wake up between 7 and
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Online games are a huge help staying entertained during a quarantine, but they can do more than just divert you.  As we age, playing certain games can help us cognitively…and according to research, might even improve our mood and sense of well-being. To keep things simple, we looked for games that you can play online
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We put out the call to our readers last Sunday asking them for their top three movies and favorite movie quotes. (The story is here, along with the comments. It’s interesting to see everyone’s “comfort’ movies: the ones you’ll see over and over, and your favorite quotes. Among the many reponses we got, we saw
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We posted this open thread on April 5 inviting you to share your favorite movies, the ones you watch over and over again. There was lots of love for the Sound of Music, but a few surprises too! Scroll down to see all the comments from readers and add yours!  While we’re all hunkered down
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Senior Planet is launching an “open thread” series on Sundays to bring together all our readers and solicit your input and thoughts on the different topics.  Please share your thoughts in the comments!  During this epidemic, we’re stuck at home, we can’t socialize, and we limit our time outside…but not outside the refrigerator! Many studies
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