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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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Living in a Community vs. Staying at Home

Deciding where to spend your retirement years is a process that requires careful consideration. Many consider staying at home or downsizing to a smaller home, while others consider retirement communities catering to the interests of retired adults. While leaving a place you’ve called home for decades is a difficult, emotional choice, there are also many …

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Healthy Holiday Eating Tips for Seniors

When it comes to the holiday season, many activities revolve around the dinner table. Whether it’s a festive party with friends or Christmas meal with family, the temptations to overindulge are seemingly endless. If you struggle with healthy eating during the holidays, consider trying any of these tips to stay on course. 4 Obstacles to …

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Understanding Why Holidays Can Be Difficult for Older Adults

Joy is what everyone hopes to feel during the holiday season, but unfortunately that is not the reality for many people, especially older adults. At a time when people are supposed to be sharing love and laughter with their friends and family, there are seniors who find themselves feeling lonely and isolated during the holidays. …

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5 Ways You Can Show Appreciation for a Family Caregiver

Did you know that there are an estimated 53 million family caregivers in the U.S.? Chances are good that you probably know of at least one in your life. Whether they are willing to ask for it or not, they could probably benefit from your help and support, especially as we observe National Family Caregivers …

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Celebrating Our Veterans at Beacon Hill

Once a year our nation honors all of our veterans and their families, making sure to let them know that we do not take for granted the service they have provided for our country and the many sacrifices they have made to keep our nation prosperous, safe and free. Beacon Hill is proud to be …

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