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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 …

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Intergenerational Learning is Part of the Lifestyle at Broadview at Purchase College

​ What is a university-based retirement community? Today’s generations of older adults are highly educated; many from the “Silent Generation” attended college on the GI Bill, and nearly 60% of baby boomers have some college experience, with a third holding an undergraduate degree or higher. It’s believed these seniors have an interest in “active,” “intellectually …

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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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Insider Secrets: Test Your Westchester Knowledge with These 10 Questions

Beautiful Westchester is the second-most populated county in mainland New York. And for good reasons. Its unique history and natural scenery are endlessly fascinating, and the humid subtropical climate ensures that living here and traveling around is easy and comfortable. When you’ve lived here awhile, you truly appreciate all the best things to do in …

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