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Aging Enthusiastically

Retirement isn’t the end of our productive lives, it’s just the start of a new chapter. At least that’s how Steve Shelov and others who’ve entered the realm of formal retirement see the next phase of their lives. The 78-year-old former dean of NYU Long Island School of Medicine retired from his position at the …

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Health Benefits of Taking a Walk – Broadview

What are the Health Benefits of Taking a Walk Everyone knows the importance exercise plays in your overall health, no matter your age. Even if you’re an older adult who can’t exercise intensely or for as long as when you were younger, regular exercise is just as necessary for your health and well-being. The good news …

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Volunteer Opportunities for Retirees: How You Can Make an Impact!

It should come as no surprise that volunteering your time to help people and organizations, especially in retirement, isn’t just beneficial for the surrounding community — it’s also good for your overall physical and mental health.  According to recent studies, seniors who volunteer tend to experience less disability and often live longer than those who choose …

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Why Self-Care for Seniors Should Include Music

The World Health Organization defines self-care as the ability of individuals, families and communities to promote health, prevent disease, maintain health, and to cope with illness and disability with or without the support of a healthcare provider. When practiced regularly, the benefits of self-care have been linked to reduced stress, an improved immune system, increased …

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We Take PRIDE! Broadview Senior Living is All Inclusive

EVERY MONTH IS PRIDE MONTH AT BROADVIEW Every year in June, the LGBT community celebrates their culture and affirms their identity. As an LGBT-friendly senior living community, we’re proud to support them. In fact, we’re working to educate staff and increase awareness of the needs and concerns of LGBT seniors. LGBT SENIORS FACE UNIQUE CHALLENGES. …

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Downsizing to Broadview‚ Senior Living at Purchase College

DOWNSIZING TIPS AND TRICKS FOR SENIORS Let’s face it, no one particularly likes moving, other than the professionals who do it for a living. And if you’re downsizing to a smaller living space, it can be a daunting process deciding what to do with all the stuff you’ve accumulated over the years. But take heart. …

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The Benefits of Creativity and Imagination

BENEFITS OF CREATIVE ACTIVITIES FOR ACTIVE SENIORS If you were asked to list creative activities for seniors, what would you say? Would you mention painting? Woodworking? Flower arranging? And if you were asked to try something thought of as “creative,” such as dance, poetry or pottery, what would be your response? These traditional activity ideas for seniors often …

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Tips for Intergenerational Learning

Helpful Tips for Intergenerational Learning An intergenerational learning environment presents unique opportunities for every age group involved. When living on the same college campus, older adults and younger adults experience each other, and their relationships can transcend stereotypes. Younger adults‚Äô perception of intergenerational interaction moves away from a mindset of ‚Äúdoing for‚Äù older adults, toward …

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Benefits of Seniors Continuing Education

Education looks different these days. There‚Äôs a range of subjects beyond reading, writing and arithmetic that we never dreamed of when we were in school decades ago. Teaching has evolved to include virtual workbooks and classrooms, and self-directed learning is possible no matter where you live. We live in an era where learning doesn‚Äôt have …

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