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    • 5 Easy, Healthy Meals to Try this Week!

      Maintaining a healthy body is an important part of aging gracefully. One of the easiest way for adults 55 and up to maintain their strength and vitality is to eat healthy and nutritious meals. These five recipes are nourishing and easy to prepare.   Breakfast: Scrambled Vegetables Packed with protein, veggies, and healthy fats, this recipe full of nutrition and only uses simple to prepare...

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    • Top Job Opportunities for People Not Wanting to Retire

      Not everyone wants to retire.  Many people want to keep working.  While some folks might need the extra money, many others see work as a way to stay active and engaged in their community.   Yet when you reach age 55, 60, 65 or more, it is not always easy to do the same kind of work that you did when you were in your...

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    • Don’t Miss these Fall Events in The Woodlands

        The air is crisp, the leaves are changing, and the days are getting shorter. There's no denying it, Fall is here. Make the most of it with family-friendly activities. If you are looking for Fall food and fun, then don't miss these 5 events at The Woodlands!   1. Market Street's Fall Concert Series Running every Thursday from September 7th to October 26th, this free concert series...

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    • What’s so Great about Bonterra at Woodforest?

      Why would anyone want to live in Bonterra at Woodforest? When it comes time for couples to consider their retirement, one major challenge can be determining where to call home. For many, the idea of a pre-planned, organized, and managed community is the perfect situation. Not only does an active lifestyle offer residents an alternative to the sedentary life, but they also facilitate opportunities to get involved...

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    • Eat Healthy and Improve the Mind

      Eat Healthy and Improve the Mind As men and women age, it is natural to fear Alzheimer’s could destroying the mind. But according to recent studies in London, there is a lot a person can do to prevent Alzheimer’s just by changing his or her diet.   What Diet is Recommended? Although eating healthy is always important, scientists now believe that the MIND diet will help...

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    • Top 10 Things to Do in The Woodlands

      Top 10 Things to Do in The Woodlands The Woodlands, TX is a wonderful community for active adults 50 and up. No matter what your interests are, there's many interesting and fun activities taking place around and near town. If you currently live in The Woodlands or are considering moving to an active living community, try out these great 10 activities in the area:   Catch...

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    • Downsizing for a Carefree Future

      Downsizing for a Carefree Future After spending decades in a home making memories, collecting prized possessions, and having the freedom to retreat to an office or den to get some much needed peace and quite, the idea of downsizing is enough to create anxiety in almost anyone. Downsizing means moving to a smaller home, purging items, reorganizing routines, and embarking on a journey into the...

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    • 10 Books to Add to Your Reading List

        If you blew through last month's reading list - we've got another set of interesting books to add to your list! Revisit classics or find a new author with these reading recommendations.   The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper by Phaedra Patrick After finding a mysterious bracelet among his late wife's possessions, 69-year-old Arthur Pepper breaks from his routine and embarks on a quest to...

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    • Top Daring Activities to Regain your Youth

        Never Stop Chasing: Top Daring Activities to Regain your Youth   Everyone knows that certain person who's always testing the boundaries, chasing that free-falling, blood-rushing, adrenaline-flowing feeling. Frank Farley, a professor of educational psychology at Temple University in Philadelphia, says these people have a Type T personality. The "T" stands for thrill. They crave excitement and novel experiences. Fortunately, this thrill-seeking behavior is due...

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    • Isn’t It Grand! How to Transition from a Parent to a Grandparent

      Parents often pour large amounts of time, money, and effort into raising their children (as they should); it's one of life's highest callings to bring infants to maturity, and to nurture children into responsible adults. But even after the kids grow up, move out, and get married, there may soon be more work to do; it's called grandchildren!   Perhaps work is the wrong word to use; it...

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