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Reminiscing through the 20th Century: Puzzle Series

Reminiscing through the 20th Century are terrific puzzles and brain teasers for all ages, but they are particularly designed for boomers and beyond. If you have never wanted to attempt puzzles, start with the fill in puzzles, progress to the word … Continue reading

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Word Challengers

Research supports challenging your brain and changing up your routine. Many of these word puzzles will be unique to what you normally do. Some are easier to figure out while others are definitely more challenging. Anyone can benefit from a … Continue reading

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20th Century in Review

What happened the year you were born? What about when you turned 16 or the year you graduated from high school or college, got married or had your first child? It seemed my friends enjoyed looking up what happened the year … Continue reading

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So What Do You Think?

So What Do You Think   Talk..Talk..Talk Conversations can often take many directions and sometimes you may be asked a question that makes you think a little bit. How would you answer some of these questions? Tell about something you haven’t … Continue reading

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Connecting the Generations

“Connecting the Generations – Your Stories….My Stories” Are you looking for conversation starters? Many of you may enjoy reminiscing but older adults, particularly those with some form of dementia, often like to sharing memories from the past.  Sometimes they may … Continue reading

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When Dementia Comes Home: Walking the Journey

While memory complaints of all ages seem to be on the rise, families of older adults often start to think perhaps something is beyond the changes of normal aging. Questions arise and with a basic understanding of what concerns should … Continue reading

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Expand Your Intellectual Diversity

What are your areas of interest? Do you explore a variety of topics or situations? How could you expand your  leisure time pursuits? Research suggests the importance of changing it up. That might mean including socializing with different groups, having … Continue reading

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Holiday Celebrations: When a Loved One Has Memory Challenges

As you approach the upcoming weeks, it may be helpful to have an increased awareness of what you can do to provide assistance and support for aging loved ones. Sometimes a person may have some mild changes in their memory … Continue reading

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Keeping Track of the Details: Mine and Yours

This is the time of year when many people are busy decorating, shopping, baking, sending cards and perhaps making travel plans. It is a lot of fun but when that is added to your regular routine and responsibilities, it means … Continue reading

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Successful Aging: Staying Connected Through the Decades

Aging well includes a lot of factors besides good genes and socialization needs to be on the list along with healthy habits and keeping your brain challenged.  You may have heard the saying that people come into your life for a … Continue reading

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