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Serve Patriotic Treats On Veterans and Remembrance Day

Veterans Day and Remembrance Day, November 11th and 12th, are an opportunity for family and friends to gather together and pay tribute to all of those who have spent time in the armed forces. Because so many people have the following Monday off from school and work, seniors may find they have more visitors than usual.

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Enjoy "Candy Corn" Puffed Rice Cereal Treats This Halloween!

It's that spooky time of year again, and if you're having a Halloween party, you'll definitely want to provide your guests with a lot of treats.

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Halloween-Inspired Pumpkin Spice Cupcakes With Cream Cheese Frosting

Trick or treat! Halloween is the perfect time to indulge your sweet tooth, but you may want to be cautious about some of the sweets you're eating.

Too much sugar is bad for your health and teeth, but if you're thinking of hosting a Halloween party, there's no reason why you can't splurge a little by baking some delicious treats for you and your guests.

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Bake Your Manager A Treat In Celebration of National Boss's Day!

National Boss's Day is tomorrow, and seniors who are volunteering or working part-time may want to consider letting the special boss in their lives know that they're respected.

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Need Some Nutrients? Pick An Apple

An apple a day is said to keep the doctor away, and as seniors age, this statement is as true as ever. The fruit is known for its low-fat and vitamin benefits, and older adults may want to consider incorporating more apples into their diet.

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New Research Is Being Conducted On Compound Found In Chocolate

Researchers are currently conducting a study on human test subjects to determine if resveratrol, a compound found in peanuts, chocolate and red grapes, could be used to fight Alzheimer's disease. The study is being led by Dr. R. Scott Turner of Georgetown University Medical Center in order to determine the compound's affect on memory loss.

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Enjoy Your Chocolate Chip Cookie On This National Holiday

If you thought today was going to be extra sweet, you were right - today is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day! ABC News reports that while the favorite treat may get its own holiday, the cookie was actually invented by mistake.

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Celebrating Mother's Day With Friends

This weekend is Mother's Day, but if you and your fellow senior ladies aren't able to get together with family this time of year, you might want to consider throwing a party for each other. Socializing is important for seniors, as a Gallup poll from earlier this year found that those who socialized for three hours a day had a dramatic increase in their mood.

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