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Social Media Use Linked to Less Chronic Illness, Loneliness in Seniors

Posted on August 29, 2016 in Active Aging for All Communities

Facebook, Skype and instant messaging are among technology applications that may lessen depression among seniors, a new study has found.

How to Find Financial Assistance for Older Adult Parents

Posted on August 15, 2016 in Active Aging for All Communities

There are actually a wide variety of financial assistance programs and government benefits that can help seniors in need. But what’s available will depend on income level and area of residence.

Get Adventurous Before Busy Fall Routines Set in With These 5 Fun Activities

Posted on August 12, 2016 in Active Aging for All Communities

It's tempting to stick to the same routine of going to the local playground, taking in a movie or playing in the backyard. Why not try some new experiences this year and go on a family adventure?

Assisted-Living Homes Should Let Residents Have More Sex, Study Finds

Posted on August 10, 2016 in Active Aging for All Communities

A study conducted by the Gerontology Institute at Georgia State University found that the residents of these facilities are often denied their rights to sexual freedom because of a lack of policies and the attitudes of staff and administrators.

Seniors Using 'Pokemon Go' to Stay Physically, Mentally Active

Posted on July 27, 2016 in Active Aging for All Communities

A Florida nursing home and rehab center has found a new tool to keep seniors physically and mentally active -- blockbuster smartphone game Pokemon Go.

Complete Summer Travel Guide for Older Adults

Posted on June 23, 2016 in Active Aging for All Communities - 1 Comment

Summer time is a peak travel season in the U.S., so it’s best to be as prepared as possible – whether it’s going through security checkpoints or making your flight to your vacation destination.

Boomers: 5 proven practices to win the race against aging

Posted on June 10, 2016 in Active Aging for All Communities

Naps, knitting and nuzzling with the grandchildren — the traditional image of retirement is being challenged by the more than 76 million baby boomers in the United States.

Still having fun!

Posted on April 24, 2015 in Active Aging for Rockynol

Rockynol residents and guests recently ventured out on a "road trip" to the Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum in Cleveland Heights.

Rockynol Resident Celebrates 106th Birthday

Posted on March 19, 2015 in Active Aging for Rockynol

Mr. Bob Perkins is the youngest 106 year-old you will ever meet!

Irish Tenor Packs Rockynol Carrell Center

Posted on March 19, 2015 in Active Aging for Rockynol

Akron's own famed Irish Tenor Patrick Flynn performed to a "sold out" crowd at Rockynol's Virginia Carrell entertainment center.

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