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5 Simple Ways to Incorporate Graciousness into Senior Life

You may not have heard of it before, but September 8th is National Pardon Day— a day for forgiving people who you perceive have wronged you in the past. The tradition began as a tongue-in-cheek reaction to President Ford's issue of an official pardon, on September 8th, 1974, to Richard Nixon: organizers reportedly rationalized the day by saying, "if Dick Nixon can get a pardon, you can forgive anybody."

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Cincinnati Senior Living Kicks off Fall with a Flourish

After a restful Labor Day, senior living at Marjorie P. Lee kicked into high gear. Take a sneak peak at a few of the events we have in store for September.

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Cincinnati Retirement Communities Go Day-Tripping!

Sometimes, when you get stuck in a rut, you just need to get away for a while. Luckily, here in Southwestern Ohio, there are many wonderful small towns and burgs that the independently-living senior can get out and explore on a day trip.

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These Retirement Communities Prove You’re Never too Old for Fun

We’ve all heard the old adage that “laughter is the best medicine.” But how many of us really believe it? Can laughing really stave off the effects of aging and disease? There is some evidence that seems to indicate it is, in fact, possible.

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Trouble with Your Senior Living Move? Hire a Professional

Preparing for any move can be challenging, but it can be especially so when you are also moving to a apartment. And that’s typically the case for most seniors when they opt to move into residential retirement care or assisted living. There’s a lot of planning, downsizing, distributing and packing to do on the front end of the move, and a lot of unpacking and arranging to do on the other.

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Enjoy These New and Classic Tales of Senior Life

In honor of National Book Lover's Day, we’ve compiled a wonderful list of reads that celebrate senior life. From serious novels to short stories to laugh out loud comedies, these titles aim to inspire the adventurous spirit in all of us. Pick a new title, grab a cup of tea and read away!

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The Key to Living Well after 80

In 1950, someone could expect to live about 14 more years after retirement. Today, however, life expectancy has skyrocketed and most seniors expect to enjoy a number of quality decades after their retirement—or put off retirement altogether. 

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Take the Stress Out of Downsizing Your Senior Living

Moving out of a well-loved home can be a difficult time for anyone—you’ve probably experienced your own bitter sweet moments when you moved out of your very first home to start a family—but it can be especially trying for seniors who are downsizing into a senior living community.

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Keep Memories, Not Clutter: The Right Way to Downsize Senior Living

It’s human nature to want to hold on to good memories; but when the accoutrements of those memories begin to encroach on living space, it can become a problem. Figuring out what to do with all the stuff that comes with a life well-lived is a reality that many a senior living in Cincinnati has had to face.

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Cincinnati Seniors Enjoy the Life Aquatic at the Newport Aquarium

When a senior thinks about things to do with the grandkids in a Midwestern town like Cincinnati, taking an afternoon to see ocean creatures isn’t likely to make the list. But just across the Ohio River from the Queen City, in historic Newport, Kentucky, an undersea adventure is what awaits. The Newport Aquarium, in the riverside Newport-on-the-Levee entertainment complex, is a 100,000-square foot vision straight out of Jules Verne.

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