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Take a Hike With Other Seniors This Spring

We humans were born to walk. It's how we explored, migrated and settled the globe. It's how we maintained the lines of communication in the early days of civilization. And it's an activity our bodies are uniquely suited to. No wonder, then, that walking is so good for us.

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Suffering from the Winter Blues? Get Gardening!

In the winter, it is easy for everyone, seniors included, to get a bit depressed. Often called “the winter blues,” seasonal depression is a very real thing. One of the best ways for an older adult to combat these blues is by engaging in fun activities—indoors or out. Gardening is a great way to enjoy the great outdoors and beat the winter blues. In fact, taking up an active hobby like gardening, for as little as 2 ½ hours a week, can go a long way to minimize stress, improve blood pressure, reduce your risk for diabetes and many other illnesses too. However, gardening in winter isn’t always the easiest thing to do. Here are six ways that you can choose to grow something beautiful in winter or all year round!

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Where to Celebrate Bacon Day in Porkopolis

Did you know that, in 1844, Cincinnati was home to 26 different meat-processing plants? In fact, the city was America’s chief pork processing center, unseating previous title-holder, Buffalo, New York. Cincinnati’s proximity to rivers and abundant farmland brought an influx of pigs in the 1820s, providing much wealth for the city. The popular images of pigs fresh off ships running through the streets did not amuse everyone, but it did inspire the nickname "Porkopolis."

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10 Christmassy Activities for Cincinnati Seniors to Enjoy This Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year in Cincinnati, and there's an abundance of festive activities for seniors to enjoy. Here are ten of our favorite picks for winter fun.

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See Your City from a New Perspective

There are plenty of fun activities for seniors in Cincinnati. And there are some surprising things to do and learn, too — even for people who grew up in the region and think they know just about everything there is to know about the Queen City. In honor of Tourism Day on September 27, we thought it might be fun to take a look at some lesser-known attractions around town that could have you seeing Cincinnati in a whole new light.

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3 Ways Older Adults Can Recapture the Carefree Spirit of Childhood

It may be a common misconception that senior life is serious business. While acting "grown up" may be a childhood goal, experts now acknowledge that having fun is a way to retain a youthful attitude and enthusiasm for life. The two are not mutually exclusive, and the most productive, well adjusted, healthiest adults seem to know instinctively that the ability to play, laugh and have fun are valuable assets at any age.

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Cincinnati Senior Living Coasts into August

In the waning days of summer, senior living in Cincinnati is still heating up! Here at Deupree House, we’ve got a full docket of trips, tours, and musical guests on the agenda. Just take a look at some of the highlights from our August events calendar.

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Activities for Cincinnati Seniors to Enjoy This Summer

As those lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer pass us by, do you find yourself looking for fun and interesting activities to fill the remaining days? If so, you might want to consider activities for seniors in and around Colerain Township, located just north of Cincinnati.

Colerain Township is committed to providing activities and events that enrich the lives of their residents. They know that an active lifestyle improves physical, mental and social well-being. To that end, they offer endless opportunities - enjoy a stroll through various parks, visit a local winery, attend movies, concerts and Shakespeare in the park, or take part in one of the many activities offered at their senior center.  Let’s take a moment to look at a few of these activities.

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How Being a Patron of the Arts May Be Improving Your Health

Can listening to music keep you living well? Many researchers think so.

There has long been an established link between creative stimulation of the brain and improved memory. Sensory information, including hearing, is processed in the temporal lobe of the brain— the same region of the brain responsible for long-term memory.

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3 Entertaining and Engaging Games to Try at Your Holiday Party

The holidays are here and, for many of us, that means attending or hosting parties. We all know that the holidays are a time gather together with family members and friends, to talk, dine and catch up on life. But once the dinner is cleared away and the punch bowl is half-empty, what then?

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