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Healthy Holiday Eating Tips for Seniors

“Just one more,” is a phrase we tell ourselves all too often around the holidays. Just one more tasty treat and then we’ll be satisfied. But if you’re like us, it’s easy to throw healthy eating habits to the wind and give in to temptation. The good news is that there are ways you can …

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Understanding Why Holidays Can Be Difficult for Older Adults

Holidays can be difficult for anyone, but this is especially true for older adults. In a 2017 AARP Foundation survey titled “The Holiday Season: Joy, Love & Loneliness,” 31% of adult respondents said they felt lonely during the holiday season at some point during the past five years. Meanwhile, 41% of adult respondents said they …

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10 Ways for Pittsburgh Seniors to Celebrate Fall

Fall is upon us and it brings no shortage of fun festivities. At Friendship Village of South Hills, we’re looking forward to all that the changing of seasons brings. The Beauty of Fall in Upper St. Clair On the list of our favorite things about living in a Mid-Atlantic state like Pennsylvania, getting to experience …

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9 Benefits You Probably Didn’t Know Community Gardens Provide

Have you ever considered that tending a garden is actually good medicine? Research has confirmed that the benefits of a community garden are all-encompassing; it’s great for the emotional, mental and physical well-being of seniors. The best retirement communities have their own garden programs as part of their overall wellness focus. If you live in …

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