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Turning Back The Clock: It’s Not Too Late to Adopt a Healthier Lifestyle

Senior Health Tips According to the American Journal of Medicine, “Researchers from the Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston found that people 45 to 64 years of age who added healthy lifestyle behaviors could substantially reduce their risk for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and reduce their death rate.”  So, it goes without saying that as we grow older, living a heart-healthy lifestyle is smart.  But, here are the 4 things you

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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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