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A Bowl of Summer Fruit

There is nothing more summery than fresh fruit. Chilled melons, berries, citrus and of course apples for apple pie – life doesn’t get much better in these hot summer months. Healthcare providers and nutritionists often encourage their patients to eat a healthy amount of fruit each day. Ask your doctor or nutritionist how much fruit...

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Planning a Summertime Party

It’s summertime! Everyone has memories of get togethers with family or friends. A July 4 cookout. A picnic down by the river. Or a backyard BBQ. Splashing in the pool with friends on a hot summer day. The summer months just call for activity and fun with loved ones, especially in New Mexico where blue...

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A Visit to the Doctor

One more hour till the doctor’s appointment. Cynthia was excited this time. Maybe she’d find answers. Last time she saw her doctor, she wasn’t prepared. But this time, she got some tips from her best friend who had just retired from a nursing career. “Cyndi”, she said, “when you think of something you want to...

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Spring Fun: with your furry friend

Do you enjoy day outings? Or road trips to fun destinations? Many adult communities are pet friendly. Seniors often share their home with a beloved dog. And of course, it’s their best friend. Do you ever wish you could take your pet with you? It may be easier than it seems. Your dog likely provides...

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Spring: getting in shape for the summer

Spring has arrived. The warmer weather is so inviting and there is the promise of summer fun in the air. Spring brings life and energy. Many have the urge to start Spring cleaning projects. Or you may find yourself planning for a vacation to the beach this summer. It’s also the time of year to...

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Luxury Senior Apartments

Marlene Johnson was just approaching her 72nd birthday. The kids were grown and her husband of 40 years had passed away several years before. She still lived in the family home – a 5 bedroom house with a large yard in Albuquerque, New Mexico. At Christmastime, she told her family that she needed to downsize....

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5 Reasons to Consider a Life Plan Community

As seniors enter retirement age and begin looking at options to downsize or find the ideal living situation to last for years, it’s important to consider all the options available to you. So, what’s a Life Plan? Imagine a community with homes designed especially for those in retirement with consideration for any adjustments necessary as...

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Celebrating the Holidays

It’s a special time of year. The magic of Christmas comes to us each year, right here in Albuquerque New Mexico. Whether you are able to visit with family and friends this holiday season, or if you have decided to stay home, it’s the time to be merry and celebrate to the full. Put on...

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Thanksgiving in New Mexico

It’s that time of year. Families gather to spend time together and share a meal. Sometimes its turkey. But around the country, there are different traditions. In New Mexico, it’s green, red or Christmas. Chile peppers are great on everything! In that cornbread stuffing and even the apple pie. Albuquerque is the perfect place for...

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Social Mindset: staying connected

It was a brisk October day when Sandy and her husband moved into their new senior living community. They were just beginning their retirement years but planning ahead was a huge motivation for selling their home and investing into their future. Even though they were still healthy and active, the couple wanted to make sure...

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