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Caregiver Tech to Make Your Life Easier

Posted by The Esquiline on Feb 28, 2017 1:57:33 PM

Categories: Intellectual Wellness

The need for caregiving is growing as our population ages. The number of unpaid caregivers for a projected 117 million Americans is expected to increase to 45 million in 2020. That’s 1 caregiver for every 2 people, even if you add in the 5 million projected paid caregivers.

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Trends in Senior Wellness: Apps, Tech and Services

Posted by The Esquiline on Feb 24, 2017 8:52:54 AM

Categories: Intellectual Wellness, Social Wellness

Mature adults have never had it so good!

  • We are living longer than ever.
  • We are taking care of ourselves better.
  • We are doing more at an older age.
  • We are doing what we want faster and easier than ever.
  • We have the world at our fingertips.
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10 Must-Know Facebook Tips

Posted by The Esquiline on Feb 22, 2017 11:54:37 AM

Categories: Intellectual Wellness

Older people may be Facebook’s fastest-growing demographic, but seniors tend to interact with Facebook less than other age groups. As part of a Penn State study, researchers discovered that seniors are more likely to use Facebook to find out what their children and grandchildren are doing instead of actively participating.

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How Playing Games Benefits Your Health

Posted by The Esquiline on Feb 21, 2017 10:25:55 AM

Categories: Social Wellness

Remember playing Tic-Tac-Toe and Hangman?  How about Hide-and-Seek and Tag and Dodgeball? Did you ever play BINGO? How about getting together with friends to play cards? Did you ever participate in a bowling league or a square dance group?

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10 Ways Seniors Can Find Love

Posted by The Esquiline on Feb 16, 2017 4:39:04 PM

Categories: Social Wellness

Finding love is important for every human, regardless of age. Seniors, however, experience more obstacles than younger people. AARP data shows that 45% of Americans over 65 are divorced, separated or widowed.

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Exercise Tips from the Wellness Center Director

Posted by The Esquiline on Feb 14, 2017 12:19:46 PM

Categories: Physical Wellness

Even wellness experts sometimes find it difficult to maintain their exercise routine, says Bridgette Argus, wellness center director at The Esquiline.

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How to Eat Nutritiously in Winter

Posted by The Esquiline on Feb 7, 2017 3:24:22 PM

Categories: Physical Wellness

Eating nutritiously in winter isn’t easy: People crave comfort food more, and fresh fruits and vegetables are not as readily available.

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February 2017 St. Francis Center for Assisted Living Activities Calendar

Posted by The Esquiline on Feb 3, 2017 12:39:44 PM

Categories: Assisted Living

Click here to view and download February's Assisted Living activities calendar.

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February 2017 Dammert Skilled Nursing Center Activities Calendar

Posted by The Esquiline on Feb 2, 2017 10:14:37 AM

Categories: Skilled Nursing Activity Calendars

Click here to view and download the February skilled nursing activities calendar.

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February 2017 Independent Living Activities Calendar

Posted by The Esquiline on Feb 2, 2017 10:12:12 AM

Categories: Independent Living

Click here to view and download the February Independent Living activities calendar.

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Senior Trends: Travel Tech and Apps

Posted by The Esquiline on Feb 2, 2017 9:43:03 AM

Categories: Intellectual Wellness

Travel is one of the top activities of older Americans. In fact, retirees spend an average of $11,077 a year on travel, more than any other group, according to Virtuoso. The 75- to 79-year-old age group travels more than any other, and 70- to 74-year-olds are second.

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