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August is National Wellness Month

August is National Wellness Month; a time to focus on self-care, managing stress and promoting healthy routines. Implement Self-Care Routines Taking care of yourself physically, mentally, and socially is important. Though you should be staying on top of your health all year long, consider implementing more self-care activities throughout this

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Sleepless In Sun City

Sleepless in Sun City: Chapter 19

Hey guys! I am coming to you live from Room 213, here at Banner hospital. Yes, you heard me right… I am in the hospital! And across from me in the hospital bed is one, Miss Ruby Whitmore You’ll never guess what my dear mother has been up to. First,

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Laetitia’s Story: Giving and Giving Back

A lifetime giver finds her community ready to give back Laetitia knows what it is to give back. Over her lifetime, she’s opened her home to more than 100 special-needs foster children. She adopted two children and raised them as a single mother. She’s provided respite to more than 100

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Sleepless In Sun City

Sleepless in Sun City: Chapter 18

Life is good right now. This past weekend we celebrated my parents’ 50th anniversary. 50 years is a long time and I have to tip my hat to both of my parents. Longevity just seems so elusive in today’s relationships. I am approaching the 22 year mark with my husband

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Summer Activities for Seniors with Limited Mobility

Limited mobility doesn’t need to get in the way of enjoying life. Your elderly loved ones can still take part in meaningful activities. Here are a few suggestions you and your family can explore. Play Online Games Buying your loved ones a subscription to an entertaining online game can do

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Importance of and Tips for Hydration

While summer means warmer weather, days at the beach, and outdoor adventures, the hotter temps also put you and your loved ones at risk of dehydration. The condition affects people of all ages, including senior members of your family. Dehydration in Seniors Seniors are at a higher risk of getting

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Fidenzio’s Story

Fidenzio’s life has been anything but easy, but he has always managed to make the best out of every setback that has come his way. Having lost all of his fingers in a bad accident, most of his life has been reliant on the help he’s received from others, while

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Marist Wins Historic Preservation Award!

The Marist on Cathedral Square in Tucson recently received a Historic Preservation Award from the Tucson-Pima County Historical Commission for the Rehabilitation and Adaptive Reuse of the Historic Marist College.  The new affordable senior living apartments are located at 111 S. and 235 S. Church Ave. in Tucson. The $25 million

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Sleepless In Sun City

Sleepless in Sun City: Chapter 17

Thank you for joining me in the misadventures of my parents, the Whitmore‘s (smile). Sometimes I feel like the biggest Debbie Downer in the world but I must tell you that my life is a never ending soap opera. Not always bad but certainly not always good. I just never

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Family Caregiving – The Strength Within

Being a family caregiver for an ailing spouse, child, or parent is not an easy task. The role opens you up to a host of new responsibilities that are often intimidating and unfamiliar. That’s why it’s so easy to feel overwhelmed and isolated. But who said your caregiving experience has

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Taking Hazards Out of Home Life

Too often, seniors and people with disabilities suffer in silence. They accept the lack of access ramps, counter-tops that are too high for wheelchair use or, like Drew from our cover story, door knobs that are painful to use, because they either lack the skills, the ability or the budget

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4 Ways a Will Protects Your Legacy

We all want to leave the world better than we found it. A Will makes it easy to ensure a positive impact after we’re gone. But shockingly, 67 percent of Americans have yet to create one! Here are four ways you can use this important document to keep your legacy

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