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5+ Ways To Stay Healthy While Traveling

5+ Ways To Stay Healthy While Traveling

No matter your age, one of the most challenging parts of traveling is staying healthy. It is inevitable that you'll be exposed to new germs when you are meeting new people and exploring areas previously unfamiliar to you. It doesn't help that traveling also commonly negatively affects one's diet, sleep schedule, and exercise routines. However, there are several ways for adults over 55 to help stay healthy while traveling. By following these tips, you can make your trip as enjoyable and hassle-free as possible. Read on to learn more!

Teenage Grandchildren? 8 Activities Everyone Can Enjoy

Teenage Grandchildren? 8 Activities Everyone Can Enjoy

The never-ceasing technological advances have made teenagers quite fond of social media. However, their obsession with social websites has somehow made them isolated from society. Isn't it ironic that the platforms made to connect people are the sole reason for their alienation? Due to this reason, a lot of grandparents find it challenging to spend quality time with their older grandchildren. While some can keep up with their grandchildren's interests, some find it very daunting.

As a grandparent, you should never give up on building a friendly relationship with the older grandchildren. Not only will you be able to share your life experiences with them, but you will also be able to learn something interesting from them. So here are a few activities that grandparents can do with their teenage grandchildren.

10 Personal Wellness Habits to Age Gracefully

10 Personal Wellness Habits to Age Gracefully

Aging gracefully is possible. You don't have to be grey, wrinkled, and start walking like a doddering old lady with a cane to age gracefully. Growing older causes your body to change, and you may begin to feel self-conscious about keeping up the look of a young person. However, that's not the only option. If you practice these ten wellness habits, you will age with grace and can even look younger than your actual age.

11 Helpful Tips To Cook for One Person

11 Helpful Tips To Cook for One Person

Making enough food for just you can be difficult if you live alone or if your eating habits differ from those you live with. The hassle of cooking a dinner from scratch, washing multiple dishes, and then having too many leftovers to consume often feels worth skipping in favor of ordering in.

Cooking for just one person can be quite a challenge, but it doesn't have to be stressful. Here are some ways that you can make cooking for your single self easier so you can enjoy your meals more. By following these tips, you'll also waste less food and money each week.

6 Tips To Stay Safe When Exercising Alone

6 Tips To Stay Safe When Exercising Alone

As we age, it's important to stay active and exercise regularly for our mental and physical health. In order to keep up a regular cadence, it's not always easy to find a workout buddy or make it to a group fitness class. As a result, it can be more convenient to exercise alone. However, we need to take a few extra safety precautions when exercising alone. In this article, we'll go over some of the best safety tips for those exercising by themselves.

Benefits of Hearing Aids and 9 Reasons To Stop Resisting Them

Benefits of Hearing Aids and 9 Reasons To Stop Resisting Them

If you are having trouble hearing, it is important to consider getting hearing aids. Unfortunately, many people are hesitant to get them because they think they will be uncomfortable or look older than they are. However, there are many reasons to consider hearing aids. In this blog post, we will discuss the benefits of hearing aids and dispel some myths surrounding them.

Should You Walk Barefoot Outdoors?

Should You Walk Barefoot Outdoors?

Did you know that walking barefoot can have a positive influence on your health? Walking barefoot might be something you only do at home. But for many, walking and exercising barefoot is a daily practice. As a child gets older, they shove their feet into shoes and lose the benefits that come from barefoot walking. That's why advocates of barefoot walking and exercising are pushing back on wearing shoes all day long and encourage everyone to let our feet be free. 

Continue reading to learn more about why you might want to consider taking off your shoes and stepping outside!

10 Great Benefits of Having Hobbies in Retirement

10 Great Benefits of Having Hobbies in Retirement

Having a hobby (or several) is essential, especially in retirement. Having spent most of your life catering to your loved ones and focusing on your work, now you have the time and freedom to pursue your interests. That said, hobbies are more than just fun ways to pass the day. This article looks at the many benefits of having hobbies in retirement!

12 Easy Ways To Avoid Eating Out

12 Easy Ways To Avoid Eating Out

Eating out is commonly one of the most enjoyable parts of our days. It can be a nice break from our routine, a chance to try something new and experience something different, or an excuse to treat ourselves to a bit of pampering. But, if you're eating out frequently, it can become a significant burden on your wallet and health.

No matter why you frequently eat out, you may break the habit, eat healthier food, and save a lot of money. In fact, if you're anything like the typical American, eating at home will save you nearly $3,000 a year compared to eating out. While eating out is convenient and understandable given everyone's hectic schedules, the costs may quickly rise.

That said, we've compiled several great tips to help you achieve your goal of eating out less!

10 Tips for Decorating Your New Home in Assisted Living

10 Tips for Decorating Your New Home in Assisted Living

Making a home feel like a cozy and comfortable place to live can be a challenge for anyone, and it's especially important for those who live in an assisted living community. It's common to want your home to feel like a refuge from the world, where you can relax and enjoy your time. Regardless of the community you choose to live in, some simple decorating tips can go a long way in helping you feel comfortable and at home.

In this blog post, we will discuss some tips for decorating your assisted living space in a way that makes you feel at ease!