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Benefits of Music Therapy for Seniors

A group of seniors playing guitars in a music class.

Music therapy uses music to address physical, emotional, cognitive, and social needs. Music can benefit people of all ages, which is one reason why music therapy is sometimes offered for residents of senior living communities.  When it comes to some age-related challenges like chronic pain, cognitive decline, and physical isolation, music therapy can benefit seniors […]

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Activities for Seniors with Limited Mobility

Residents attend an outdoors painting class.

Contrary to popular belief, older people with limited mobility can still be active and participate in a variety of activities, even while in assisted living. Seniors don’t always need to participate in physically demanding activities; brain games are also beneficial. More than 54 million people over the age of 65 live with limited mobility because […]

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How Seniors Can Improve Leg Circulation

Two senior women walk outside in a park while smiling and laughing. they are holding yoga mats.

Good circulation, and that includes leg circulation, is important for maintaining your health. As we age, we may need to take a more proactive approach to our health to protect ourselves from injury, disease, and illness. You can improve your circulation with a little practice and patience. Understanding Good Circulation Good circulation is a critical […]

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Top 5 Best Functional Exercises for Seniors

A mature couple doing kettlebell pull ups during a fitness session.

An active lifestyle can benefit your everyday life, making daily tasks easier to complete as you age. One way to improve your movement and overall strength is to incorporate functional movements into your exercise routine. Continue reading to learn more about functional exercises, including what they are, their benefits, and the top 5 exercises for […]

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