the courtyard of the Woodlawn Commons independent and enriched/assisted living apartments with flowers and decorative stones
Two seniors weight training using dumbbells indoors.

Winter Fitness Ideas for Seniors

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Staying active is one of the best ways to thrive during the winter months. These seven senior-friendly fitness activities are worth considering. Winter can be tough if you live in a cold climate like Saratoga Springs. Before the season is over, a senior may find that a mild case of cabin fever is turning in […]

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Grandmother and granddaughter playing a board game.

Easy Ways to Include the Seniors in Your Family in Holiday Traditions

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Holiday activities that include several generations provide solid bonding opportunities. Use these ideas to plan activities for your family’s holiday gatherings. The holidays are a time of year families often spend together. If you will be hosting a celebration that involves multiple generations of your family, planning intergenerational activities will give everyone a chance to […]

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Senior couple smiling outdoors.

Regain Hope and Strength While Caregiving

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Take steps to recognize symptoms of caregiver stress and avoid burnout Caregivers are unpaid individuals, typically a spouse, child, neighbor, or friend, who assist with activities of daily living and medical tasks. These informal caregivers often fill in gaps between medical professionals or paid aides to meet the needs of individuals. The National Alliance for […]

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