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10 Easter Traditions in America

10 Easter Traditions in America

What do eggs, flowers, and hats have in common? They are all Easter traditions. But why colored eggs? And what do hats have to do with Easter? If you’ve ever wondered why we have some of these customs, here are ten Easter traditions explained. 1. Easter Dresses No one can really say when this tradition […]

Craft: Create A Spring Light Catcher

Craft: Create A Spring Light Catcher

Welcome the spring sunshine with this colorful light catcher. This craft is so versatile and easy, it’s perfect for a family fun day indoors. It’s simple enough to capture the short attention span of the young, but pretty enough to be something an adult wouldn’t mind hanging in the kitchen window. Grandparent Alert: This is […]

Valentine’s Cut Out Cookies [Blood Sugar Friendly!]

Blood Sugar Friendly Valentine's Cut Out Cookies

First the bad news: According to the CDC, “More than 100 million U.S. adults are now living with diabetes or prediabetes.” (1) Cookies, candy, cake, pie, (and more) are a huge part of American holidays. It’s how we show love to one another. But now the good news: This Valentine’s Day, you can make these sweet, sugar-free […]

The Ultimate Nostalgic Playlist [Perfect for Dance Parties]

Senior Care Guide

Nostalgia: (noun) A sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy personal associations. Nostalgia can happen at any moment. The scent of pine in the air, the taste of apples and cinnamon, the chill in the air, can all transport us back to a happy Thanksgiving, your first dance […]

Easy Exercises for Seniors [with Videos]

Easy Exercises for Seniors

Exercise is so important, yet many of our seniors lead very sedentary lives. Without exercise, our seniors are at a higher risk of heart disease, high blood pressure, depression, and a host of other issues. Thanks to our friends at ClearCare who have put together a wonderful easy-to-print guide to exercises that seniors can do […]

10 Fun Ways to Connect to An Alzheimer’s Patient

10 Fun Ways to Connect to An Alzheimer's Patient

“There are three lessons I’ve learned from my grandmother and the dozens of people I’ve come to know living with this disease. Diagnosis doesn’t mean you’re dying tomorrow. Keep living. You won’t lose your emotional memory. You’ll still be able to understand love and joy. You might not remember what I said five minutes ago, […]