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What it’s Like to Live in Orlando, Florida During the Winter

When winter weather smothers us in a chilly embrace, many find themselves dreaming of warmer climates. This yearning can lead to seeking a change of scenery, especially as we get older. One popular destination for relocation and retirement is Orlando, Florida and surrounding communities like Longwood.  Central Florida and the senior living communities here, like …

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7 Easy Holiday Recipes for Seniors

You don’t have to be a professional chef or baker to whip up delectable dishes around the holidays. In fact, we have a handful of recipes — from sweet treats to mouth-watering meals — that might help you expand your holiday menu, no matter your culinary skills. Benefits of Baking and Cooking with Family During …

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Tips for Reducing Loneliness for Seniors During the Holidays

The media we consume portrays the holiday season as a time of joy. A time to gather with family and friends, reflecting on all the good things in life. However, the holidays can be difficult for many of us, especially as we grow older. In fact, all of the emphasis on how great of a …

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4 Ways You Can Show Appreciation for a Family Caregiver

A family caregiver is someone who helps care for a loved one who is often sick, has a disability, or simply needs extra support throughout the day as they age. This may be a son or daughter caring for a parent or a spouse caring for their partner. Oftentimes the person needing care is an …

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Village on the Green Celebrates Veterans Day

Each year our community honors our veterans by celebrating those who have put their lives at risk to protect our country, ensuring our nation remains safe and free for generations. In this article, we’ll highlight how the Village on the Green retirement community is honoring our veterans, as well as how the greater Orlando, Florida …

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Fall Festivities in Orlando to Celebrate Autumn

What does the fall season mean to you? Autumn may look a bit different in Florida than it does in the Midwest or elsewhere across the United States, but that does not mean Floridians don’t recognize what makes fall a season worth celebrating. Looking around Longwood and the surrounding Orlando area, you’ll find that there …

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Spring Cleaning Tips to Help You Kick-Start Downsizing Your Home

Spring is the season most often associated with new beginnings, so it only makes sense that many people look forward to annual spring cleaning. After a long winter, the warmer weather is wonderful for airing out the house and tackling overdue chores. However, it’s not just a time for catching up. It can also be …

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Choosing the Right Independent Living Floor Plan for Your Lifestyle

Moving into a senior living community gives you an opportunity to adapt what you love about your current setup into a smaller footprint, while adding new elements for the perfect senior independent living floor plan. We’ve assembled a list of top considerations to help you narrow down your floor plan options. Square Footage A good …

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What is Personal Care?

When fingers become less nimble and muscles don’t cooperate the way they used to, it can be difficult to navigate the activities of daily living. As tasks like dressing and taking care of your personal hygiene become a burden, you may be surprised to discover how far personal care can go toward improving your quality …

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