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How Seniors Can Use Technology to Age Gracefully

Aging Gracefully with Technology Every day, 10,000 baby boomers reach the age of 65.  By 2030, when all members of the Baby Boom generation have finally reached that age, fully 18% of the nation’s population will be at least that age, according to Pew Research Center.  But this new generation of ‘seniors’ is redefining what it means to grow older, and many are adopting technologies to help them not only

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Reviewing Retirement Communities? Always Ask for a Lunch to sample

Reviewing Retirement Communities When you’re reviewing retirement communities, it can be difficult to get a clear sense of what they’re all about. Even when you’re touring a community, it may be hard to discern the culture or get a read on how satisfied the other residents are. Asking to stay for lunch can provide you with all the insight you need to make the right decision – here’s why. Come for the Food Aside from the available programs and clubs, the quality of food should be a major indicator of a retirement community’s culture. You will be eating there frequently, after all. A retirement community’s food should be (1) healthy, (2) sensitive to special dietary restrictions like low sodium of low glycemic index, (3) and lastly delicious. At BayWoods of Annapolis, we serve locally sourced foods to create a well-balanced, tasty meal. We always encourage visitors and guests to stay for lunch – contact us to set it up. Stay for the People Staying for a meal also allows you the chance to mingle with the other residents. When talking to them, you’ll get a better sense of how happy they are with their living arrangements. Residents can also discuss

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