How to Make the Most of Assisted Living

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Guest Blog by Sharon WagnerMoving to an assisted living facility is a wonderful way to find an instant community of people who are in your age range and share your interests. Such a built-in social network becomes especially valuable in your golden years.According to this National Poll on Healthy Aging, one in three adults aged 50 to 80 feels lonely. It’s further been shown that older adults who are isolated from the world are more likely to experience depression. Get inspired by the tips below and make the most out of the wonderful opportunities offered by assisted living.Take Advantage of a Chance for ExerciseMost assisted living centers offer some sort of physical activity program. This could include anything from nature walks to senior yoga or even swimming excursions. If you’re able, take part in these course offerings on a regular basis. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, exercise...
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