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How To Make Cake Pops

You've probably seen cake pops - adorable little balls of frosting-coated cake made into lollipops. They make great gifts for your friends or treats for when your grandkids come to visit your retirement community. You can make your very own cake pops with this recipe and a few helpful tips.

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Why Should Seniors Volunteer?

Maintaining both physical and mental wellness is crucial to healthy aging. This is why seniors who want to work on both aspects of their well-being should take advantage of activities that enable them to simultaneously be socially engaged and keep their bodies strong. According to Helpguide.org, research has provided evidence that volunteering can lead to health benefits including a reduced risk of depression and isolation. Older adults should consider giving their time to a good cause to experience these positive effects. 

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Scientists Find Link Between Down Syndrome And Alzheimer's

There may be a connection between people born with Down syndrome and older adults who develop Alzheimer's disease. This correlation may bring change to the way people are treated for both conditions and could help medical researchers understand these diseases even more.

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5 Top Online Dating Tips For Seniors

If you're an older adult and recently single, you may be unsure of where to look for love. However, it's important to realize that you're not alone. There are a lot of seniors in the same position who are eager to find a life-long partner. Luckily, online dating sites are one place people can connect. If you're new to the online dating scene, it can be difficult to navigate. Follow these helpful tips to make the process easier.

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What To Know When Traveling With An Alzheimer's Patient

Alzheimer's disease is one of the most prevalent conditions impacting seniors. The Alzheimer's Association explained that the illness impacts around two-thirds of the aging population in the U.S. Caregivers who look after older adults with the disease have to know how to respond to factors like behavior changes and additional symptoms that accompany memory loss. Activities like traveling require a specific knowledge of how to support someone experiencing the side effects. 

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Slow-Cooked Meatballs: Party Treat Or Healthy Entree

When you think about a versatile food, do meatballs come to mind? They should. Whether you're eating Italian, Asian or Scandinavian, there's a chance that meatballs will be on the menu. Not only do they go well with a variety of tastes, they can serve as a flavorful party hors d'oeuvre or a healthy, hearty entree. Plug in your slow cooker before heading out on your busy day, and come home to the savory smells of these great meatball recipes!

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What You Need To Know About The Most Common Types Of Arthritis

Many people believe that arthritis is a single condition. However, it's important to know that it is a general term used to describe multiple joint conditions that have different causes and side effects. According to the Arthritis Foundation, there are more than 100 types of arthritis, but the most common are osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, gout and fibromyalgia. 

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A Collection Of Easy 1-Person Meals

It can be tough to cook homemade meals when you live alone. You can either do complicated division to cut recipes down to size, or you can make multi-portion meals and eat the leftovers for a week. However, it doesn't have to be this difficult to make delicious and nutritious food for your party of one. Here are some great recipes designed with your living situation in mind.

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