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5 Benefits of Chair Yoga for Seniors

One of the best ways to maintain muscle strength, flexibility, and vitality as we age is to just keep moving. Unfortunately, for many, that becomes more difficult as physical limitations like joint pain and fatigue become a barrier to a healthy lifestyle. Fortunately, there is a great way to keep moving without putting too much…   Read More

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Staying Fit and Active as You Age

When Sir Isaac Newton wrote that a body in motion stays in motion, he was talking about physics, but it’s true for human beings as well! Staying fit and active requires you to move more and sit less, particularly if you want to enjoy a healthy, active retirement. Fortunately, it’s never too late to improve…   Read More

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The Senior’s Guide to Gift Giving!

Love effortlessly spans generations, but gift preferences usually don’t! As a senior buying for grandchildren, nieces and nephews, or even your own children, you can try to keep up with the latest video games or fashion trends, but they change so quickly even the best of us lose track and need some guidance. The good…   Read More


Is This a Good Time to Sell My Home?

Is it a good time to sell my home? That’s the question on the minds of many Florida seniors looking to downsize into a coveted maintenance-free, senior living lifestyle. To get the answer, we asked Jon Buice of eXp Realty. With over eighteen years of real estate and appraisal experience catering to seniors in Manatee…   Read More

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6 Health Benefits of Cinnamon

Cinnamon sits in almost every spice cabinet and is a star ingredient in many well-loved recipes. But did you know it has been prized for its medicinal properties for thousands of years? It is rich in antioxidants and other beneficial compounds. In recent years, science has confirmed many potential health benefits of cinnamon. Research suggests…   Read More

seniors from an independent living community enjoy the perks of a maintenance-free retirement lifestyle

Benefits of Independent Living

A move to an independent living retirement community is a chance to truly enjoy new freedoms and opportunities, and live your best life now. In fact, studies show that when people are part of a community, such as Jacaranda Trace, they are happier and healthier. Here are just a few reasons why: Maintenance-free living Most…   Read More

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The Secrets to Spectacular Smaller Spaces

Downsizing is Rightsizing If you’re considering downsizing for retirement by moving to a smaller home, you’re in great company! More and more of us are realizing the benefits of “rightsizing.” Smaller homes are more energy efficient, require less cleaning and maintenance, and are cozy and intimate. Living in a home without a lot of unused…   Read More