wellness

Happy new…closet. We will all be happy to bid 2020 goodbye. A great way to have a fresh start is to take a look at what we’ve accumulated over the year   –  or years. Decluttering our spaces is incredibly freeing. Even better, it can be a way to do some good for those of us
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With 2020 thankfully fizzling to a close, we’re all hoping 2021 will be better. If you haven’t thought about New Year’s resolutions yet, here are our 5 suggestions to make next year better for you and yours—and the planet. Bonus: we asked experts for stick-with-it tips. 1-Demand Better Health Care for All  It’s no secret
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For many of us, it’s the ”it” question of the year: When can I get the COVID vaccine? The answer to that question is a moving target. Here’s what to know about vaccine distribution and how to stay current on what’s happening in your hood. The rollout:   Days after the FDA gave emergency use authorization
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We’re now in Week (cough cough) of the Lockdown. Every person I’ve spoken to in the past week has announced they are “over,” “so over” and “so incredibly over” the lockdown. People have disturbed sleep cycles, increased snack consumption, overspent on online shopping, and snapped at their spouses. I knew I was in trouble when
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Senior Planet will host a special talk on Preventing Falls on 9/23 at 3pm EST; check the Senior Planet Events Listings here for more details about joining via Zoom.  At first glance, the statistics driving Falls Prevention Awareness Week (Sept. 21-25) sound sobering and well, depressing. From the CDC: “Every second of every day, an
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One of the worrying things about being in a pandemic – going into the fifth month – is the ongoing challenge of keeping to a routine, staying challenged, combatting social isolation and finding appropriate distractions. I was doing pretty good up to this week. Somehow I hit the wall – it’s probably the unrelenting heat
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If you’re feeling the raw edge of the terrifying world pandemic of COVID-19, you are not alone. And while now might seem a tough time to experience gratitude, doing just that can provide soothing comfort in these scary weeks.  Look around. If you’re healthy with a roof overhead, there’s lots to be grateful for. Are
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Posted on October 10, 2019 by Atria Senior Living Experts typically look to the southern hemisphere’s flu season to predict what might happen in the U.S., and this year looks to be challenging. “Australia’s flu season has always been a good indicator of our flu season, and unfortunately it looks as if the flu season
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