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The Benefits of Balance Exercises for Older Adults

Are you looking to gain confidence and enhance your stability and mobility? Then it may be time to start incorporating balance exercises into your daily routine. Studies have shown that older adults who engage in these exercises for just six weeks were able to improve their balance control and gain more self-assurance. In this article …

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Why Brain Health Declines as We Age (and How To Prevent It)

Throughout life, our bodies are continually changing – including our brains. Since your brain’s condition is responsible for vital functions such as processing information, making decisions, communicating, memory and more, it’s important to take care of its health.  Brain health, defined by the World Health Organization, includes the development, function, plasticity and recovery of the …

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Is an Independent Living Community Right for You?

Retirement is a time for celebration and new beginnings. When the time they’ve planned for finally arrives, many seniors choose to make the most of their retirement years by moving to an independent living community.  There are a number of benefits independent living communities provide, but deciding whether or not an independent living community like …

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Things to Do for Seniors in Lombard This Summer

It’s that time of year again. Summer in Illinois, when the mercury rises in and your social calendar starts to fill up. Summer is a great time to plan more outings, whether you want to enjoy the great outdoors, get a taste of city life, or indulge in a little local culture. In your golden …

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Tips For Seniors to Stay Healthy This Summer

Summertime is one of the most enjoyable seasons of the year. Visiting the beach, eating ice cream and lounging by the pool are just a few activities we love to engage in this time of year. However, during summer, some older individuals may be at risk for common summer ailments.  Learn what can make you …

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Ways to Boost Brain Health for Older Adults

As we age, our cognitive health can begin to decline. You walk into a room and forget why, or it’s difficult to recall the name of someone you just met. For many older adults, these occurrences happening more frequently can be concerning. Luckily, there are many ways to strengthen your brain that can improve function …

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Understanding the Physical and Emotional Process of Moving

Making a move is a big undertaking. Between the planning, packing and heavy lifting, it can be an exhausting process. Additionally, you may feel a sense of loss when thinking about the treasured memories you’ve created in your home. All of these elements can take a physical and emotional toll.  In this article, discover tips …

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Why Friendships Later in Life Impact Our Well-Being

We all know that eating well and getting regular exercise is good for our overall health. However, one often overlooked aspect of our emotional and physical well-being is the importance of friendships. These social connections are essential to maintaining both mental and emotional well-being.  With age, friendships become even more important, yet opportunities for connection …

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Essential Winter Home Maintenance Tips for Seniors

Is your home prepared to withstand the ice and snow of another long winter? Winter weather can take a heavy toll on our homes. That’s why performing home maintenance is one of the most vital —but also more expensive and laborious—aspects to owning a home.  Here at Beacon Hill, we recognize these tasks can become …

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