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Eating Well as You Age; The Benefits of Healthy Food

As you grow older, you can’t get away with eating as you did as a teenager when your metabolism was running high, and you could chow down on junk food to fuel your day. But with age, the body changes, and we have to be more careful about our eating choices. As Healthline put it, studies indicate...
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Is It Better for Retirees to Rent or Own?

For many older adults, getting the most out of their retirement means downsizing to a smaller and more manageable space. But when the time to move comes, they find themselves tackling a challenging question: Is it better for retirees to own or rent? The answer to this question depends on your personal priorities and financials....
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25 Questions to Ask When Searching for Memory Care in St. George, Utah

When it comes to finding the ultimate place to retire, Utah stands out as an ideal location. The state boasts a healthy economy, outdoor recreation with world-renowned parks, interesting cultural events, and beautiful landscapes. Utah also offers access to high-quality healthcare. For these reasons and more, people are flocking to the Beehive State later in...
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Rightsizing for Seniors: A Guide to Simple Downsizing

As we age and our children move away from home, it’s essential to know when it’s time to simplify your life to enjoy retirement and focus on the important things. You may no longer want to worry about mowing the lawn, cleaning gutters, or vacuuming a large house. If you’re ready to reduce stressors in your life, discover how downsizing can better help with the transition to retirement living....
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These Athletes Would Tell You There’s Never a Better Time to Retire

There are plenty of workers in their 30s, 40s and 50s who would love to retire early and move into a luxury active lifestyle senior community, but many of us still have years of work to get through first. There are, however, some comparatively young people who have the opportunity to get out of the...
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The Difference Between Assisted Living, Independent Senior Living and Active Retirement Communities

The main thing that makes independent senior living in St. George or an active retirement community different from simply owning your own home or condo is the community, convenience, and the ability to age in place. Ovation Sienna Hills is an active retirement community that provides onsite assisted living and memory care so residents can benefit from a seamless, worry-free...
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Health and Wellness Tips for Seniors Looking to Stay on the Go

“Retirement community” doesn’t always feel like the most accurate term for Ovation by Avamere due to the vibrant, active lifestyles of our residents. Many people currently retiring or recently retired still feel young and healthy enough to continue their favorite activities, whether that’s mountain biking and hiking or swimming laps and golfing. Ovation is a...
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Preparing for Retirement: What You Need to Know When Planning for Retirement

There are several contributing factors that have been dramatically changing the way people think about retirement the past few decades. Maybe the most important factor is longevity and improved health at older ages. Back in 1935 the United States picked age 65 as the retirement age. It made sense from a sustainability standpoint. At that...
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