Stuck-at-Home Guide

Since many restaurant dining rooms are still closed, and grocery shopping and meal planning are unappealing to many people, meal delivery services have surged in popularity for the convenience they offer. You have three main choices: restaurant delivery, cooked-meal delivery or meal-kit delivery, which includes all ingredients and detailed recipe cards. Let’s compare them by
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If you want to order groceries online, know that supermarket policies for delivery and pickup vary – wildly! Here are current policies for some major chains; pay on their website by credit or debit card. We chose to use a gallon of whole milk to use for price comparisons.  Safeway Type your zipcode to see if
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During this virus pandemic, the last thing anyone should worry about is filling and receiving prescriptions, especially if you rely on them to treat serious or chronic conditions. Experts recommend keeping several weeks’ worth of prescriptions you take regularly on hand in the event that you need to stay home, due to illness or shelter-in-place
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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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Ballet is a beautiful way to keep moving forward when our lives are standing still.So, embrace your personal space and treat it as a work of art. That’s what I’ve said countless times as a ballet teacher. But never has it been more meaningful than now. I’ve always been passionate about the everyday benefits of
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Note: On Friday, April 17, 3-4pm EST, Senior Planet will host Dr. Michael Spertus, a family doctor and instructor at Harvard Medical School, to talk about how people can stay connected to their doctors through different platforms and video chat options. He will also talk about when he must see a patient in person vs. doing
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Stores around the country are opening their doors early for older adults. If you find yourself needing to venture out, here are a few of the major chains that have made accommodations. Keep reading for some online grocery-delivery options you can try without leaving your home. Costco 8 – 9 a.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays
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Everybody knows by now that you’re not supposed to go outside now except for the most basic of needs, especially if you’re over 60. That’s social distancing, and it’s supposed to slow down transmission of the coronavirus. So no more sitting in coffee shops, meeting a friend for lunch, or going to a class at
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Since we’re all staying home—and it’s looking like we will be for at least a while— you might be starting to wonder how exactly you’re going to fill up your time. Senior Planet has got some tricks up its sleeve with digital gatherings and events. But it’s also important to stay as connected as possible
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