Older adults are getting online more and more, but the internet can be confusing for anyone. I’d say the number one reason seniors don’t get online is because they can’t figure it out, or don’t know how to take the first steps.
Make the Internet easier.
I recently received an e-

The Oscar Nominations are out, who do you think deserves to win?

Pets can be very therapeutic, especially for older adults. Our over 55 community in Lawrecenvile NJ allows pets…but I’m going to talk about a different kind of pet today—an electronic pet.
Electronic pets could make you smile.
This story comes from another country, but I think

Find out what the best time is to buy that expensive item you've been wanting for a while!

The book The China Study is about, among other health-related things, choosing a plant-based diet. Is this something you’ve considered as an older adult, especially if you have heart problems?

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One of the men who wrote the popular book recently had an inter
We all know we should eat more vegetables, but sometimes it’s an easy thing to forget to do, especially if you don’t really like them. If you’re an older adult, you might be happy to know that a veggie-rich diet means less fractures.
Bone fracturing becomes more common as people
Have you ever thought about learning a new language as an older adult? If you thought otherwise, rest assured it is possible. You could be speaking French, Spanish or whatever language that interests you most, and you could learn, even if you’re over 55 as are our residents here

What's your favorite winter weather activity?

What's one kitchen appliance you can't live without?

Want a free physical as an older adult? If you’re a first-time enrollee in Medicare, you’re in luck. Starting this year, you can get one free physical.This might apply to some of our over 55 residents.
You should be getting regular checkups as a regular adult.
This is part of an

Happy New Year to our residents! How will 2011 differ from 2010?

Exercising and maintaining brain health should be a top concern for older adults 55 and older. Plenty of research can be found about products you should use and actions you should take. The following are three things that research has proven to be worthwhile.
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Heritage Village at Lawrence wishes you a happy new year.

We hope 2011 is a successful one.
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This top 10 list for older adults comes from The AGS Foundation for Health in Aging and is perfect for our 55 and over older adult residents. Have you made your new year’s resolutions yet? If not, or even if you have, consider these:

Celebrate the New Year!

Eat your vegetable
Burning natural oils can be beneficial in many ways. Aromatherapy can boost your immune system and help you relax.
Essential oils can also wake you open. The following two are good ones to burn in your home if you need to stay alert or get some work done:



Eat these foods for healthy skin.

Want truly fabulous skin -- glowing, vibrant, and, yes, younger-looking skin? Make sure you're putting foods for healthy skin on your plate.