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The 4 Best Tips for Healthy Aging

If you think about it, positive aging and healthy aging are sort of the same thing. There are several kinds of wellness — seniors have not only their physical health to care for, but also their mental, social, financial and spiritual health.

If wellness in one or several of those areas is lacking, a person suffers. And suffering is ultimately what causes a person to lose his or her positive outlook on life.

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What's Happening at Deupree House in January?

Happy New Year, Cincinnati seniors! My, oh my, where did 2017 go?

2018 is off to a great start here at Deupree House, with plenty of outings, activities and entertainments in store for our residents. Here's everything that's going on in January at our cozy, welcoming retirement community in Hyde Park:

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4 Things All Seniors Should Do to Stay Healthy This Winter

It's easy, in a Midwestern winter, to shut yourself indoors, veg out on the couch and stare at the TV for hours on end. But for some people, including seniors, that lack of activity can be dangerous.

For one, we know that there's a strong link between a sedentary lifestyle and the likelihood of developing Alzheimer's, other dementias, or age-related memory loss. We also know that muscles that aren't regularly challenged quickly begin to atrophy (shrink), so inactivity can create mobility issues.

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3 Questions to Ask Before Making an End-of-Year Charitable Donation

Here we are at the end of 2017, which means a lot of people are looking to make tax-deductible, charitable contributions to reduce their tax bills. If you're one of them, be sure to carefully research the organization you're considering. Check online resources such as GuideStar and Charity Navigator to start.

You should also ask a lot of questions before writing a check or clicking that "donate" button. Today, let’s review some of those.

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4 Fulfilling and Rewarding Jobs for Retired Seniors

These days, older Americans are staying in the workforce longer than ever before. Many seniors living here in Cincinnati and elsewhere choose to keep working even after they “retire.”

For some, it’s a chance to augment their pension income and retirement savings. For some — especially those Baby Boomers who were hit hard in the 2008 Great Recession or who were underprepared for retirement — working is still a necessity.

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How Seniors Can Connect with Other Generations

Some seniors perceive difficulty in cultivating intergenerational relationships.

They may think that younger people aren’t interested in developing friendships with them because they believe that members of the younger generations think they’re out of touch, obsolete, or uncool.

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The First 3 Things You Should Do After Moving into Senior Living

So, you’ve made the decision to move into a senior living community. What now? What are the next steps?

After moving from your longtime home into senior living, it's normal to feel nervous, or even to experience tinges of regret or buyer’s remorse. That’s common. You are, after all, finding yourself in an entirely new social setting, after years of comfortable routine.

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Quiz: Are You Ready for Retirement Living?

If you’re a senior in Cincinnati, how do you know when you’re ready to relax and enjoy active senior living in a retirement community?

What are your options for retirement living? Should you opt to downsize and move into a senior apartment community, or make a go of aging in place in your own home?

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Taking on a New Language Can Be a Brain Booster

There are numerous sayings about old dogs and new tricks—on both sides of the fence when it concerns the possibility of teaching those new tricks successfully. It's the same with humans. Experts in senior health insist that older citizens can keep on learning, and they should take every opportunity to do so. But, it's not always easy. Ask any teenager who becomes exasperated with a grandparent trying to deal with a smart phone or a personal computer. 

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