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Are Granny Pods a Smart Alternative to Senior Living Communities?

For those who are unfamiliar with the term, granny pods are essentially small, portable guest houses with high-tech medical extras designed to be installed in a caregiver’s backyard and hooked up to the existing home’s sewer, water and electric. The original concept for granny pods, also known as MEDcottages, was developed by the Virginia-based company,…
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Senior Tech Scams

Anyone with a computer, tablet or even a smartphone is susceptible to tech scams, but seniors face an increased risk and appear to be targeted more often by cyber thieves. Learn more about the latest tech scams impacting seniors and find out what you can do to protect yourself and your family. Tech Support Scam…
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Aging is a Gift

With age comes gray hair, wrinkles, new aches and pains, but it also comes with wisdom, a lifetime of stories, and freedom. Yes, aging is an adjustment, but it is also a gift, when we shift our perspective. Celebrating Seniors As a reminder to embrace growing old and the aging population among us, May has…
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Benefits of Entrance Fee Senior Living Communities

If you’ve started looking into senior living options and independent living community costs, you’ve likely encountered a complex assortment of financial options and choices. In recent years, retirement community pricing has largely evolved into a refundable entrance fee model, but what does that mean, and what are the benefits of an entrance fee independent living…
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Gentle Yoga & Meditation Benefits for Seniors

It’s widely accepted that routine physical activity can prevent disease, injury and obesity. Likewise, brain exercises help to keep the mind sharp and fend off depression. Yet, as we age, modifications to our exercise routine become inevitable. Luckily, gentle yoga and meditation provides seniors with all the mind-body benefits they need, using low-impact movements and…
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Seniors Find Freedom in Technology at Eddy Senior Living

The stereotype that seniors lack technology skills is, well, old and outdated. Recent studies have shown that nearly 60% of people over 65 use the Internet, and many companies are dedicating a fair amount of research into “aging in place” tech tools and gadgets. In addition to employing assistive technology devices, such as smartphone apps…
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